Q. I have a SIMPLE-IRA, while my husband has a SEP-IRA and a traditional IRA. We’re both in our 50s. Can we consolidate these into traditional IRAs?
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 friend told me that the IRS has increased the standard mileage rate for 2012. Is that true?
Suppose your spouse’s car was damaged when he or she skidded on a wet road in April. It cost $3,000 out-of-pocket to repair. But you won’t be able to deduct any of this cost due to the casualty loss limits. Strategy: Start using your spouse’s car for business ...
The IRS is expanding its “Fresh Start” initiative for struggling taxpayers. (IRS News Release 2012-31) The updated program provides new penalty relief to the unemployed and opens up installment agreements to more taxpayers.
Q. I’ve invested substantially in gold. Does the wash sale rule apply to gold transactions?
In some cases, your business is legally obligated to make the premises accessible to disabled individuals. Strategy: Build the "disabled access credit” into your plans. If you qualify, you can write off half the cost. What’s more, the disabled access credit covers more than you might think.