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Following the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, there’ve been some changes in the taxation of certain fringe benefits. While most benefits that have been tax free continue as such, you may find some difference...

The temperature is up and many people take vacations during the summer. Taxes may be the last thing on your mind. Nonetheless, here are 5 tax breaks you may want to consider this summer.1.    ...

A study in 2017 (https://www.upwork.com/press/2017/10/17/freelancing-in-america-2017/) found that an estimated 57.3 million Americans now work in the gig economy, driving for Uber or Lyft, performing ...

You may be entitled to claim various deductions and credits, but unless you follow the rules you’ll lose out. Here are a number of recent cases that highlight what you should or shouldn’t do if yo...

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 made a number of significant changes to various write-offs that can be claimed without itemizing. Most of the changes in deductions from gross income affect 2018 retu...

As the year is winding up, there’s still time to take actions that can pay off when you file your return. The clocking is ticking...1. Review your gains and losses.The final trading date on...

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, two thirds of American workers don’t put money into a retirement plan at work, either because they aren’t offered one or they choose not to contribute. The res...

In response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, which impacted people in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the IRS has provided various types of tax reli...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Health Savings Accounts

Health care costs may not be increasing at the same pace as in prior years, but costs for most people have not gone down. One solution for finding more affordable health coverage, especially for those...

Contributions to IRAs Versus Roth IRAs: Confused No More

There are two personal tax-advantaged ways to save for retirement: an IRA, which may be deductible or nondeductible (“traditional IRA”), and a Roth IRA, which is made with after-tax dollars. These...

What Mileage Rates Apply in 2014?

Each year, the IRS sets standard mileage rates for various types of travel. The rates can be used to figure the cost of the driving rather than keeping track of your actual car expenses. However, you ...

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