Using the Home Sale Gain Exclusion for More than Just Your Home

With careful planning, and provided the rules are followed, the tax code allows the home sale gain exclusion every two years. Let’s assume you own a home, perhaps a second (vacation) home, or maybe are even thinking about buying a fixer-upper and flipping it. With careful planning, it is possible to apply the full home […]

Are You Missing Out On The Earned Income Tax Credit?

The EITC is for people who work but have lower incomes. If you qualify, it could be worth up to $6,242 in 2015. So you could pay less federal tax or even get a refund. The credit is a refundable credit, so you can receive the benefits of the credit even if you do not […]

Read This Before Tossing Old Tax Records

Now that your taxes have been completed for 2014, you are probably wondering what old records can be discarded. If you are like most taxpayers, you have records from years ago that you are afraid to throw away. It would be helpful to understand why the records must be kept in the first place. Generally, […]

5 Accounting Tips That Will Make Managing Your Small Business a Breeze

If you are the owner of a small business, you are endlessly busy. Between keeping track of the day-to-day requirements and monitoring growth and profit, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and that means you might neglect important recordkeeping that will help you in the long term. Here are five helpful hints that will make accounting […]