Washington Reforms Health Care And Taxes
Sunday’s night’s health care bill will go down as one of those once-in-a-generation accomplishments. I’m not here to debate theRead more.
Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (HIRE)
President Obama signed into law the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (HIRE), an economic stimulus plan that contains $15Read more.
What documents are acceptable as proof of identity and foreign status?
There are now 13 acceptable documents the IRS will accept as proof of identity. An original, or a certified orRead more.
How do I make sure my tax return is received by the IRS?
The tax court has ruled that a tax return is not considered timely filed if it is lost by theRead more.
Questions that arise when a loved one departs
What papers will I need? Here is a list of the papers that you will probably need: Certified copies ofRead more.
Should you pay off credit cards with a home equity loan?
One of Shakespeare’s oft-quoted lines — “Neither a borrower nor a lender be” — is sage advice, especially for manyRead more.
When is income taxable, and when is it not?
You only have to examine your paycheck to realize certain income is tax-free. For example, health insurance premiums paid byRead more.
Check out the pros and cons of debit cards
Open your wallet and compare your debit and credit cards. Both probably sport a logo, an embossed account number, anRead more.
Tips for saving money on gas
Although gas prices have declined in recent months, inflation isn’t dead. In fact, history suggests that over time gas pricesRead more.
When are social security benefits taxed?
Are you considering post-retirement employment? If you’re collecting social security and thinking of returning to the work force, you mayRead more.
Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991
The Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991 requires drug and alcohol testing of safety-sensitive transportation employees in aviation, trucking,Read more.
Plug-In Electric Vehicle Credit (IRC 30 and IRC 30D)
Qualified Plug-in Electric Drive Motor Vehicles (IRC 30D) Internal Revenue Code Section 30D provides a credit for Qualified Plug-in ElectricRead more.
How to Choose a Tax Return Preparer and Avoid Preparer Fraud
Taxpayers who decide they need assistance when preparing a tax return should choose a tax preparer with care and caution.Read more.
Tax Changes for Individuals
Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) There are several changes affecting Alternative Minimum Tax for 2009. Child-Related Tax Changes Information on adoptionRead more.