Polish off tax deductions for mold removal

  • October 03, 2013

Environmental cleanup costs generally must be capitalized, which means that there’s no current write-off. Strategy: Claim a current deduction for the cost of ...

Salvage a partial home-sale gain exclusion

  • September 17, 2013

In the tax world, half a loaf, or at least part of a loaf, is usually better than no loaf at all. This principle applies if you’re selling your principal...

Widow/Orphan Control runs in Word by default

  • September 03, 2013

While Widow/Orphan control keeps single lines of a paragraph from showing up either at the top or the bottom of a page, it doesn’t necessarily keep headings with ...

SharePoint 2010: List and library settings

  • September 03, 2013

Knowing how to work with settings can expand the capabilities of your SharePoint lists and libraries and provide you with ways to control how content changes.

Secrets to success in Word: 3 settings

  • August 19, 2013

Make your document life easier with a treasure trove of simple settings. Click on the File tab in Office 2010 and 2013 and select Options ...

Take an active role in the business

  • August 05, 2013

Usually, a small business owner works long hours at his or her trade. But you might own a significant interest in another business operation, or perhaps your main...

Content tips and time-savers in Outlook

  • July 22, 2013

Many people just type text and attach files when creating email messages and calendar items, but there is more you can do to make your Outlook items complete.

Salvage bad-debt deductions for receivables

  • July 10, 2013

While the economy slowly recovers, your business may still have trouble collecting past due accounts. Fortunately, there’s a silver tax lining in the dark cloud.

Should you file an amended return?

  • July 01, 2013

Suppose you’ve just discovered a mistake on the 2017 tax return you filed this spring. Should you file an amended tax return?

Seize payroll tax discount on acquisition

  • May 23, 2013

If your business is growing by leaps and bounds, you may be poised to gobble up one of your competitors. Naturally, this will increase your overall payroll tax bill....

Pay ZERO tax on capital gains in ’13

  • May 14, 2013

That’s not a misprint. You can qualify for a 0% tax rate on some or all of your long-term capital gains realized in 2013. This unique tax break, recently extended...