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Tax law covers both state and federal law. It deals with the rules and regulations imposed by tax agencies, compliance measures, and disputes over taxes.
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Let's face it- in the startup game, it's all about the equity. Equity compensation plans, which include stock options, permit young companies to compensate employees, consultants and other service providers in a cost effective manner. There are several types of equity incentives,...
INTEREST DEDUCTION IS LIMITED TO NET INVESTMENT INCOME Your investment interest deduction is limited to your net investment income. Net investment income is generally taxable interest, non-qualified
You wouldn't know it to look at me, but I have really long hair. Its not quite Repunzel like, but its long enough. The reason why you wouldn't know this is because I always keep it tied up or covered. I grow out my hair and, after a couple of years, I lop it off to start an...
Much has been written and debated about the payroll tax cut extension passed by the U.S. Congress late in 2011. Much less has been written about all of the other popular credits and deductions that were not extended along with the payroll tax cut. The following tax breaks expired...
MISMATCH PROBLEM A mismatch between the name shown on your tax return and the SSA records can cause problems in the processing of your return and may even delay your refund. TAKING SPOUSES LAST NAME
Can you take a deduction for a casualty loss? Yes, but first we should define exactly what a casualty loss is for tax purposes. Casualty losses are damage to property that is caused by fire, theft, vandalism, earthquake, storm, floods, terrorism, or some other "sudden, unexpect...
THERE ARE THREE GENERAL CRITERIA THAT MUST BE MET TO DEDUCT AWAY FROM HOME TRAVEL EXPENSES. HERE ARE THE 3 REQUIREMENTS WITH SOME DETAILS:
EMPLOYMENT MUST BE TEMPORARY: THE FOLLOWING FACTORS MAY BE RELEVANT:
WORK LASTING MORE THAN ONE YEAR IS NOT TEMPORARY
WORKING LASTING LESS T...
There are three major IRS tax penalties, and they can add up fast. Learn what they are and how to handle them.
Penalty #1: Penalty for failure to pay.
If you don't pay the IRS on time they will
Background Each spouse is jointly and severally liable for the tax, interest, and penalties (other than the civil fraud penalty) arising from a joint return. §6015(f) allows relief to a requesting s
Find out if your business will need an employer identification number (EIN), what they're used for, and how you can apply for one with the IRS.
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