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If you have recently gone through any major changes this blog can help you understand what you need to do for your taxes and how it can change the outcome.

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What Tax Deductions May You Be Missing?

19 June 2015
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As the cost of nearly everything -- including food, fuel, and other necessities -- continues to rise faster than many Americans' paychecks, it's important to cut costs wherever possible. One of the most pain-free ways to free up some extra income is to lower your tax bill by taking advantage of some deductions you may be overlooking. Here are some specific deductions for which you might qualify, as well as how you can take advantage of these deductions even for previous tax years.
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How Disability Income Is Reported On Income Tax Returns

19 June 2015
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The purpose of disability insurance is to provide a continuing source of income to a disabled worker. Although the replacement income is typically less than the earlier earned wages, it is sometimes completely nontaxable. In other situations where it is taxable, there is a possibility to utilize the payments to qualify for the earned income tax credit. The general rule Disability coverage is often part of a health or accident insurance plan.
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Tax Tips For Small Business Owners

12 June 2015
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As a small business owner, it is important to have an accountant who can help you make the most of your tax situation from your personal income taxes to your business taxes. If you work as an independent contractor, or operate a business part-time, you will still need to file your income as a self-employed individual or as a part-time business owner. Your accountant can help you find the right balance between your business and personal income taxes to make sure you are receiving the best tax rate possible for both.
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Debt Settlement And Filing Your Taxes

11 June 2015
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If you find yourself in a lot of debt, you may be considering debt settlement or bankruptcy. Before you do this, you need to understand how this will affect your taxes overall. It may help to speak to an accountant before you make this decision, so that you can plan and do not end up scrambling to find the money that you owe the IRS. How It Affects Your Taxes
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How Can You Maximize Your After-Tax Income?

10 June 2015
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If you're like most Americans, you're always looking for ways to hand over less of your hard-earned income to Uncle Sam each April. Although contributing to pre-tax retirement accounts and college savings accounts can save you money, one of the quickest and simplest ways to increase your post-tax income is to take advantage of deductions that are taken from your paycheck before FICA taxes are withheld. These taxes fund programs like Medicare and Social Security Disability and retirement benefits, and can take a hefty chunk of your paycheck -- 7.
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About Me
life changes that change your tax filing

Last year, I went through several changes in my life that changed a lot of things on my taxes. I got married in January, bought a house in February and had a baby in November, so there were a lot of changes that I wasn't sure how to handle. I decided that this was the year to work with a professional tax preparer to ensure I was going to get as much of a refund as possible. If you have recently gone through any, or all of these changes, my blog can help you understand what you need to do for your taxes and how it can change the outcome.

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