IRS Announces Per Diem Rates for Business Travelers

Travel expenses are deductible to the extent they are considered business expenses. The Internal Revenue Service defines business expenses as, those that are ordinary and necessary expenses of traveling away from home for your business, professions, or job. If you are eligible for rei

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

Missouri Use Tax

The State of Missouri, along with other states, imposes a use tax on businesses for purchases of tangible products purchased without sales tax. Common examples of purchases where use tax would be due include purchases from internet sellers/sites and purchases from out of state retaile
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Meals & Entertainment Expense Deduction

Many businesses have a difficult time determining which meals & entertainment (M&E) expenses are 50% deductible and 100% deductible. Informing your employees to keep proper documentation in order to prove amount, date and place, the business purpose, and who attended will help