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The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has changed the tax law for 2018. As a result, the 2018 federal income tax withholding tables have also changed. Unfortunately, we have found that the new tax withholding tables are not always withholding [...]
Adam E. Panek, CPA Most taxpayers can claim one personal exemption for themselves and, if married, one for their spouse. This helps reduce their taxable income on their 2017 tax return. They may also be able to claim an [...]
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The start of a New Year presents a time to reflect on the past 12 months and, based on what has gone before, predict what may happen next. Here is a list of the top 10 developments from 2017 that may [...]
The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2018 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2018, the standard mileage rates for the use [...]
As you've likely already seen and heard plenty of news regarding the recent Equifax data breach, we've put together a summary of key information and steps you should take to protect your identity and minimize your chances of being a victim [...]
Gross income is taxed to the individual who earns it or to owner of property that generates the income. Under the so-called “assignment of income doctrine,” a taxpayer may not avoid tax by assigning the right to income to another. Gross [...]
Around this time of year, key inflation-adjusted amounts are set for the coming year. For some of these amounts, there are “hints” at what final numbers may look like. Such is the case for predicting for 2018 to Social Security [...]
A partnership is created when persons join together with the intent to conduct unincorporated venture and share profits. Intent is determined from facts and circumstances, including the division of profits and losses, the ownership of capital, the conduct of parties, and [...]
Parents incur a variety of expenses associated with children. As a general rule, personal expenditures are not deductible. However, there are several deductions and credits that help defray some of the costs associated with raising children, including some costs related to [...]