Book deductions for local lodging expenses

  • January 29, 2015

Usually, you have to be traveling “away from home” on business to deduct lodging expenses. But that’s not always the case. The IRS has issued new final...

Pinpoint worry-free per diem rates

  • December 11, 2014

The tax rules for substantiating business travel expenses are a major hassle, but there’s a way to avoid some of the headaches. Rely on this record-keeping...

Keyboard shortcuts: PowerPoint

  • November 27, 2014

Create a new window to work on two distant parts of your PowerPoint presentation at the same time ... Achieve more space to work on your slides and also keep up with...

Transfer business interests via a GRAT

  • November 11, 2014

During the past few years, Congress has failed to agree on legislation that would derail a powerful estate planning technique for small business owners. Strategy: Set...

What’s new in Word 2013

  • October 22, 2014

Find out about some new features that can save you some time, and one that just might add a real "wow" factor to that document.

14 bright tax ideas for 2014

  • October 20, 2014

A sharply divided Congress may be casting clouds of uncertainty over tax law changes, but that shouldn’t deter you from year-end planning.