Category Archives: Tax Tips

Get Ready for Taxes: What to Do Before the Tax Year Ends Dec. 31

The following article was published by the IRS. As tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers there are things they should do now to get ready for filing season. For most taxpayers, Dec. 31 is the last … Continue reading

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Helpful End-of-Year Tax Tips

Own a small business? Trying to brainstorm to make sure you remember all the details you need to pull together at year end for tax season? Here are a handful of useful tips to keep in mind over the next … Continue reading

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Get to Know the Taxpayer Bill of Rights – Part 1

This is the first tip in a two-part summary of the rights granted to all taxpayers. Every taxpayer has rights. The Taxpayer Bill of Rights takes these rights from the tax code and groups them into 10 categories. Taxpayers interacting … Continue reading

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Tips for Smart Charitable Giving

“Charitable giving” is a phrase used frequently towards the end of the year, both during the holiday season as well as at tax time. Giving is an extremely important gesture made by those who have towards those who aren’t as … Continue reading

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Plan now to Use Health Flexible Spending Arrangements in 2018; Contribute up to $2,650; $500 Carryover Option Available to Many

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service today reminded eligible employees that now is the time to begin planning to take full advantage of their employer’s health flexible spending arrangement (FSA) during 2018. FSAs provide … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Taxes: Plan Ahead for 2018 Filing Season to Avoid Refund Delays

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service today advised taxpayers about steps they can take now to ensure smooth processing of their 2017 tax return and avoid a delay in getting their refund next year. … Continue reading

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Four Things to Know about Taxes and Starting a Business

The following article was published by the IRS. New business owners have tax-related things to do before launching their companies. IRS.gov has resources to help. Here are some items to consider before scheduling a ribbon-cutting event. Choose a business structure … Continue reading

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