Taxpayers are receiving better and faster service at IRS offices around the country, according to a study by the Treasury Department's inspector general.
Small Business Tax
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Q: My company pays a flat 30 cents a mile rate for car expenses. Can I deduct the difference between my costs and 30 cents per mile? A.Z., Atlanta, Ga.
Q: I've invested in several stocks and mutual funds. I could swear that the closing prices I see on TV news programs at night are different than the ones in the morning paper the next day. Is this possible? D.D.K., Richmond, Va.
Many employees forget—or don't realize—that employer-provided benefits make up a big portion of their compensation.
In colonial times, governments posted debtors' names in the town square to embarrass them into paying up. More states are doing the same thing, with a 21st century twist: They're launching Web sites that list companies and individuals who owe big back-tax bills.
Whether you received a big refund this year or owed a bunch, now's the time to alter your salary withholding or estimated tax payments so you won't run into the same situation next year.
Your company can claim the disabled access tax credit for money spent making the business more accessible to disabled people.
You've read the advertisements: Save money in the long run by replacing your regular monthly mortgage with a mortgage paid biweekly (every two weeks). It's a sound principle, and it can save you money. But don't assume it's always a slam-dunk.
Q. I'm at the stage of my life where I should reduce the size of my taxable estate. I am thinking of cashing in some mutual funds and giving the proceeds to my six grandchildren (ages 3 to 15). This should reduce my estate, and I can qualify for the gift-tax exclusion. I also want to reduce my assets in case I need to go into a nursing home, but I don't want to lose control of my funds. Does this make sense?