Buy back stock after gift to charity

  • August 08, 2015

Q. I donated appreciated stock to charity, and I want to reacquire more shares of the same stock. Does this violate the wash sale rule?

When is alimony deductible?

  • August 02, 2015

Alimony paid by a taxpayer is deductible while child support is not. Conversely, alimony payments are taxable to the recipient, while amounts paid for child support...

Designate yourself as a 529 beneficiary

  • July 22, 2015

The Section 529 plan is a popular way for parents and grandparents to provide college funding for the younger generation. But suppose you’re the one thinking...

Taming SharePoint Document Management

  • May 05, 2015

One of the hardest things to do is to get people to put things in the right places. Even when you had “sub-sub-sub-sub” folders on your network drive, people...

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...