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The IRS makes changes to the tax codes every year. Make sure you're up-to-date on the latest changes before you file your 2008 return on April 15th. more...

- - Personal Taxes

Are you inviting an audit? There's no guaranteed way to avoid an audit, but we'll show you the IRS's red flags and how to avoid them so you can reduce your chances of being audited. more...

- - Personal Taxes

Trying to wring every last penny out of your tax return this year? You're not the only one. Take a look at some of the odd deductions the IRS has seen in the past. more...

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Do you need to incorporate? A DBA or sole proprietorship is a great first step for a new business, but there may come a time when it makes financial sense to incorporate your business. Check out our list to find out if your business is there yet. more...

- - Starting Your Business

If you are a small business owner or simply have a number of entertainment or travel related expenses, you may be paying too much in taxes. Did you know that what you spend dining with a client or even tipping the valet might be deductible? more...

- - Business Taxes

If you're an entrepreneur, your business is likely your most valuable asset. Fail to take the time to plan for disability or death and your estate may face significant tax consequences. So how do you protect your business and your heirs? more...

- - Estate Planning Basics

Has April 15th come and gone and you have avoided filing your taxes? Maybe you don't have the information to complete your return, or you don't have enough money to pay your tax and are afraid to file your return. Whatever the case may be, not filing your taxes has very serious consequences. more...

- - Personal Taxes

Each year, as April 15th looms on the horizon, millions of Americans comb their receipts, all in the name of the cherished income tax deduction. But, smart business owners know they reap bigger benefits when focus on taxes year round. So, what kind of personal expenses qualify? Consider the following: more...

- - Business Taxes

It seems one minute you are receiving your W-2 in the mail, the next minute April 15th has passed. Maybe filing your taxes simply slipped your mind. Or maybe you knew you owe the IRS money that you just don't have. Whatever the reason, filing an extension is not the answer. Just because you are getting an extension to file, it doesn't give you an extension for paying the IRS. Read more to find out about tax extensions. more...

- - Personal Taxes

Duty-free retail is big business. According to the Duty Free World Council, sales of duty-free goods top $20 billion U.S. dollars annually. And it's no wonder. Shopping duty-free can be a welcome relief from airport stress and boredom. But U.S. travelers should take caution. What you buy in duty-free shops abroad might not be tax free when you get home. more...

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