Some New Tax Law Changes

With President Trump signing the new tax bill last week, and as more information is made available about the changes in tax law, we want to let people know about some last minute tax strategies to implement before December 31, 2017 to be in a better position for 2018. We talked about
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Last Minute Tax Saving Strategy for 2017

President Trump’s goal is to sign a new tax bill into law by Christmas 2017. It appears many changes to our current tax law are inevitable. Both the Senate and the House of Representatives plans will remove the state and local income tax deduction from federal itemized deduction

Documentation of Business Mileage

The qualifying mileage deductions permitted by the IRS does not include your commute from home to your permanent work location. However, if you travel to and from off-site meetings, business events, or even lunch or dinner with a current or prospective client, you can take the mileage

Does Your Dependent Need to File a Tax Return?

Whether or not your dependent is required to file a tax return depends on a few factors. When deciding if your dependent is required to file their amount of income, type of income, and dependency status should all be taken into consideration. Types of income and taxes: Earned income o

Having Two Sets of Books

Did you realize that some companies actually utilize two sets of books? Companies often have a set of books for income taxes and one to comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). There are numerous differences that exist between accounting for income taxes and GAAP.