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.
Are you the proud parent of a soon-to-be college graduate? You might want to give your child a large cash gift to celebrate the occasion. But if the money isn’t used for the child’s “support,” the gift won’t help you secure a dependency exemption for the child on your 2006 return.
Are you waiting until the last minute to file your tax return? Maybe you’re putting things off because you figure you’ll have to pay Uncle Sam a tidy sum. At least you can still put a good-size dent in your tax bill at this late date. Here’s a sampling of seven prime-time opportunities for tax-return procrastinators.
If you’re able to retire with a small fortune in your company retirement plan, you’re way ahead of the game. But too much of a good thing can turn into a bad thing. Specifically, if you should die with most of your nest egg intact, your family could get walloped by income tax, on top of a hefty estate-tax bill.
Suppose your business has patented various processes or products that are vital to its existence. Now, you have to obtain another company’s proprietary information in order to expand your operation.
It’s been going on for years: Business owners frequently clash with the IRS over worker classifications.
I’ve been advised by an accountant to pass up a home-office deduction because of the audit risk. Also, he says I would owe tax on the home office when I sell my home. What do you think? G.P., Marietta, Ohio
Under pressure from Congress, the IRS now says it will notify people when their refunds are withheld due to fraud suspicion.
Last year, the IRS announced a new rule that would require people to gain their spouse’s written approval before establishing a charitable
Avoid audit by reading IRS “playbook.”
I headed up a freelance-consulting
project last year in which I subcontracted out part of the work. Now
I’ve received a 1099 for the full amount paid for the project. Do I
have to pay tax on the whole amount? L.W.C., Modesto, Calif.