Will You Pay Tax on Your Social Security Benefits?

Some individuals who start drawing social security benefits end up with a nasty surprise come tax time – they owe tax on a portion of these benefits! After all, such benefits were historically exempt from any federal income tax. Times have changed, however, and you need to

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All About the Earned Income Tax Credit

All About the Earned Income Tax Credit Individuals who are working and who have low-to-moderate taxable income may qualify for this income tax credit. When you think about ways to offset your income as you’re preparing for income tax time, do you primarily consider the deductions you

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Retirement Plans for Sole Proprietors

Granted, retirement plans are usually easier if you’re a full-time employee. But if you’re self-employed, you can still contribute to a retirement plan. It’s expensive to be a sole proprietor. If you’ve been one for any length of time, you already know that. There’s the self-employment tax.

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All About Past Due Tax Returns

Taxpayers neglect to file returns for countless reasons. If you’re one of them, here’s what you need to know. Believe it or not, there are individuals who don’t file tax returns even though they’re owed a refund. (They do have three years to claim it.) It’s more

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Should You Claim The Home Office Deduction?

It can reduce your income tax obligation, but be sure you understand the IRS’s rules. One of the many ways the internet has changed business over the last two decades is the increasing numbers of part-time entrepreneurs. Simple do-it-yourself website design tools have made it possible for

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