As the April 18th tax deadline quickly approaches, last-minute tax filers should make sure they have all their documents before filing a tax return. You should have received a Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, from each of your employers for use in preparing your federal tax return. Employers must furnish this record of 2022 earnings and withheld taxes no later than January 31, 2023.Continue reading
Five Overlooked Tax Breaks for Individuals
Are you confused about which credits and deductions you can claim on your 2022 tax return? You’re not alone. With tax law becoming more complicated every year, it’s hard to remember which tax breaks are available in any given year. With that in mind, here are five tax breaks you might not want to overlook.Continue reading
What is a Designated Roth Account?
Many 401(k) plans allow taxpayers to make Roth contributions as long as the plan has a designated Roth account. Your plan may also allow you to transfer amounts to the designated Roth account in the plan or borrow money.Continue reading
Small Business: Deducting Startup Costs
If you’ve recently started a business – or are thinking about starting a business – you should know that as an owner, all eligible costs incurred before you began operating the business are treated as capital expenditures. As such, they are part of the cost basis for the business.Continue reading
Do You Need to File a 2022 Tax Return?
Most people file a tax return because they have to, but even if you don’t, you might be eligible for a tax refund and not know it.
The tax tips below should help determine whether you must file a tax return this year.Continue reading
Tax Breaks for Older Adults and Retirees
Everyone wants to save money on their taxes, and retirees and older adults are no exception. If you’re 50 or older, here are six tax tips that could help you do just that.
Keep reading for info about standard deductions for seniors, credit for the elderly or disabled, retirement account increases, and more.Continue reading
Highlights of The Secure 2.0 Act of 2022
The $1.66 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023, was signed into law on December 29, 2022, by President Biden. Included in the 4,155-page bill is the SECURE Act 2.0 of 2022, which contains a number of tax provisions relating to retirement.
Let’s take a look at the highlights:Continue reading
Standard Mileage Rates for 2023
Beginning on January 1, 2023, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups, or panel trucks) will be as follows. These rates apply to electric and hybrid-electric automobiles and gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles.Continue reading
Businesses: Important Tax Changes in 2023
It’s no surprise there are important tax changes you need to be aware of this year.
Here’s what small business owners need to know about tax law changes and inflation adjustments for the year ahead. Take a look.Continue reading
Individual Taxpayers: Tax Changes for 2023
Every year, it’s a sure bet that there will be changes to current tax law, and this year is no different. From standard deductions to health savings accounts and tax rate schedules, here’s a checklist of tax changes to help you plan the year ahead.Continue reading