Tax Court Corner

Tax Court Corner Here’s a roundup of several recent tax court cases and what they mean for you. Thou Shalt Not Commingle Funds (Vorreyer, TC Memo 2022-97, 9/21/22) Don’t let sloppy record keeping prevent you from deducting legitimate business expenses. The Tax...

Still Time to Reduce any Tax Surprises!

Still Time to Reduce any Tax Surprises! Consider conducting a final tax planning review now to see if you can still take actions to minimize your taxes this year. Here are some ideas to get you started. Review your income. Begin by determining how your income this...

Understanding Tax Credits Versus Deductions

Understanding Tax Credits Versus Deductions Tax credits are some of the most valuable tools around to help cut your tax bill. But figuring out how to use these credits on your tax return can get complicated very quickly. Here’s what you need to know....

Watch for These Tax Surprises

Watch for These Tax Surprises Our tax code contains plenty of opportunities to cut your taxes. There are also plenty of places in the tax code that could create a surprising tax bill. Here are some of the more common traps. Home office tax surprise. If you deduct home...

Side Hustle Taxes

Side Hustle Taxes Don’t forget the taxman! From supplementing their current income to replacing income that was lost because of layoffs, the pandemic or other reasons, many people have started side hustles over the past 2 years to help make ends meet. If you...