Small Business Tax Deduction Strategies

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.  My wife earns $50,000 a year and I earn about $100,000 annually. Now, I’m trying to start a sideline business. If the business has no income in 2006, can I still use the Section 179 write-off?
Q.  We’re interested in using a Section 529 plan for our youngest child, but is it too late to set up one for our oldest son, who is age 16?
Are your employees in a rut? It’s easy for them to fall into the trap of going through the motions. Here’s a way you can lift their spirits without giving away the farm.
If you inherit an IRA from your spouse, you have several options at your disposal. For instance, you can roll over the funds to an IRA of your own.Unlike a nonspouse beneficiary, you’re not required to take distributions from the IRA until after you reach age 701/2.
If it’s your dream to give up your whitecollar job to run a farm or raise horses in the country, you’re not alone. Many professionals living in the city or suburbs are drawn by the lure of the “simple life.” But things aren’t so simple from a tax perspective.
Is it too late to set up a Section 529 plan if your child is already 16?
The IRS continues to turn up the heat on S corporations.
The limited liability company (LLC) may seem like the new kid on the block, but it’s actually been around for almost 30 years.
With October just a few weeks away, watch out for a tax trap that could reduce depreciation deductions claimed by a small business.
If you inherit an IRA from your spouse, you have several options at your disposal. For instance, you can roll over the funds to an IRA of your own. Unlike a non-spouse beneficiary, you’re not required to take distributions from the IRA until after you reach age 70 1/2.