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To help you understand the implications of the recent Corporate Transparency Act

We have prepared a selection of frequently asked questions.

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Filing jointly or separately as a married couple, tax return

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Filing jointly or separately as a married couple: What’s the difference?

When you file your tax return, a tax filing status must be chosen. This status is used to determine your standard deduction, tax rates, eligibility...

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Donation tax

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If you gave to charity in 2023, check to see that you have substantiation

Did you donate to charity last year? Acknowledgment letters from the charities you gave to may have already shown up in your mailbox. But if you...

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Adjusted tax amounts due inflation

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Key 2024 inflation-adjusted tax amounts for individuals

The IRS recently announced various 2024 inflation-adjusted federal tax amounts that affect individual taxpayers.

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Emergency? new tax provisions may soon provide relief

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Facing a future emergency? Two new tax provisions may soon provide relief

Perhaps you’ve been in this situation before: You have a financial emergency and need to get your hands on some cash. You consider taking money out...

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Business automobiles

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Business automobiles: How the tax depreciation rules work

Do you use an automobile in your trade or business? If so, you may question how depreciation tax deductions are determined. The rules are...

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Tax for renting vacation home

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The tax implications of renting out a vacation home

Many Americans own a vacation home or aspire to purchase one. If you own a second home in a waterfront community, in the mountains, or in a resort...

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selling home and tax rules

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Selling your home for a big profit? Here are the tax rules

Many homeowners across the country have seen their home values increase in recent years. According to the National Association of Realtors, the...

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tax consequences of employer-provided life insurance

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The tax consequences of employer-provided life insurance

If your employer provides life insurance, you probably find it to be a desirable fringe benefit. However, if group term life insurance is part of...

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Tax deadlines calendar

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2023 Q2 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and employers

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines that apply to businesses and other employers during the second quarter of 2023. Keep in mind that this...

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business vehicle and taxes

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Buying a new business vehicle? A heavy SUV is a tax-smart choice

If you’re buying or replacing a vehicle that you’ll use in your business, be aware that a heavy SUV may provide a more generous tax break this year...

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taxes 2023

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Many tax limits affecting businesses have increased for 2023

An array of tax-related limits that affect businesses are indexed annually, and due to high inflation, many have increased more than usual for 2023....

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Help guide your family with a road map for your estate plan

You’ve likely spent a lot of time working with your advisor to plan your estate. While documents such as your will, various trusts and a power of...

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Investment

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Sec. 529 vs. Roth IRA plans - Choosing a college savings tool

Many people assume that a Section 529 plan is the ideal college savings tool. But the Roth IRA can also help parents save for college expenses. This...

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