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Underused Deductions for Business Owners

As the year begins, business owners should intensify their efforts to use every available tax deduction. Documentation is crucial, so keeping all relevant receipts will help. You also should maintain a log, explaining why certain items are business related and thus...

Five Years Later, Tax Lessons Learned

Five years ago, as the year 2009 dawned, investors weren’t celebrating. The broad stock market had crashed, many other asset classes had fallen as well, and pessimism had spread throughout the world. As 2014 begins, investors’ spirits are brighter. Major stock market...

Year-End Tax Planning for Donations

Charitable contributions historically have provided tax benefits, and that may be especially true in 2013. Those contributions reduce your taxable income, which may keep you from moving into a higher tax bracket. Moreover, 2013 has been a rewarding year for investors,...