Do you own rental property that's been producing a marginal profit or a loss the past few years? Short of raising the rent again, you're fighting an uphill battle as your expenses continue to grow.
Small Business Tax
Section 179 vehicles should be a key part of your small business tax deduction strategies. Can Section 179 property fit in with your business tax strategies?
Let Business Management Daily help you get each and every rental property depreciation credit and business tax deduction you’re entitled to.
Q: In your article on amended returns, you said I have three years to file an amended return. (5/2/05 issue) But can't I technically go back even further? C.L., Holyoke, Mass.
For many parents, the day of reckoning is right around the corner: the time when you start paying those hefty college tuition bills for your children. Even if you've been preparing for this day your entire adult life, you (and/or your child) may be forced to seek loans or other financing to pick up the slack.
Hurricane season has begun, summer brush fires have plagued the West and other parts of the country are likely to be hit by other natural disasters this summer.
Normally, you can't deduct the cost of traveling back and forth from work every day. The IRS considers this a nondeductible commuting expense. But that tax story may change if you're working at a location that's different from your regular workplace.
Q: My mother has extensive medical expenses that aren't fully covered by insurance. But the tax deduction doesn't do her much good because her income is low. Can I deduct the expenses if I pay them for her? L.L., Bangor, Maine
Q: I'm retiring soon and would like to move to a low-tax state. Do you know where I can find this information? J.B., Jericho, N.Y.
Taxpayer use of the Telefile system, which allows you to use a touch-tone phone to file simple IRS forms, has dropped due to other electronic-filing options.
Divorce isn't a pleasant undertaking. But at least you can minimize the tax fallout by taking a few key proactive steps.
A new IRS audit guide points out fringe-benefit issues that are ripe for abuse by execs, including club memberships, no-cost or low-cost loans and employer-paid vacations.