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IRS Reminds Car Shoppers about 2009 Tax Break

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today reminds individual taxpayers who are considering buying a new car that they have until Dec. 31 to take advantage of a tax break that may not be around in 2010. Taxpayers who buy a qualifying new motor vehicle this year after Feb. 16 can deduct the state or […]

Back-to-School Tax Breaks

WASHINGTON — In support of the Administration’s efforts to promote access to and the affordability of college education, the Internal Revenue Service today launched a new Web section highlighting various tax breaks and 529 plan changes designed to help parents and students pay for college. The new Tax Benefits for Education section on IRS.gov includes […]

Donating a Website

Today TaxMama hears from Tomika in North Carolina who wants to know. “Can a for profit company receive a tax deduction for donating a website to a school? The only in-kind contributions I found were listed as a disclaimer on the non profit books.https://www.grapplearts.com/wp-content/languages/new/college-paper-writing-services.html Would the website be considered as a non deductible donation for […]

Complete List of Deductions

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Is it Too Good To Be True? Home-Based Business Tax Avoidance Schemes

If you use part of your home for business, you may be able to deduct expenses for the business use of your home. These expenses may include mortgage interest, insurance, utilities, repairs, and depreciation. The home office deduction is available for homeowners and renters, and applies to all types of homes, from apartments to mobile […]

Getting Educated Again

Today TaxMama hears from Lisa in California, who tells us, “ I decided to return to nursing. I am wondering, what are my tax deductions, if any? When can I start to claim them for my re-education? Costs will include refresher classes, books, etc. licensing fees, job interview fees, mileage, physicals, labs, certifications etc?”

Two Friends own House

Today TaxMama hears from Bill in New Jersey, with this story. “ I am living with my girlfriend.https://www.fiercereads.com/wp-content/languages/new/dissertation-writers.html We both work and bought a house together in July of 2008.https://www.fiercereads.com/wp-content/languages/new/thesis-writer.html We can both use the mortgage interest write offs on our taxes. Is it possible to simply take the total interest we paid last year […]

Five Important Changes for Taxpayers

Here are a few tax law changes you may want to note before filing your 2008 federal tax return: 1. Expiring Tax Breaks Renewed The following popular tax breaks were renewed for tax-years 2008 and 2009: Deduction for state and local sales taxes on Form 1040 Schedule A, Line 5 Educator expense deduction on Form […]

Avoiding Incorrect Self-Employed Retirement Deductions

FS-2008-24, July 2008 Retirement plans are not just for big businesses. They are also available for sole proprietorships. If you are self-employed small business owner, you can set up a qualified retirement plan for yourself and your employees. If you are a sole proprietor, you can deduct contributions you make to the plan for yourself. […]

Medical Pool

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Overseas Loan

Today TaxMama hears from Camilla in Georgia who is concerned. “My sister is wiring money to me from oversea as a loan, so I can buy a house.https://libaifoundation.org/wp-content/languages/new/fluoxetine.html Do I need to report it? And more importantly to pay tax on it?”

Reporting Auction Income and the Tax Gap

FS-2007-23, Courtesy of IRS Many people don’t realize the income they earn from auctions and consignment sales may be taxable. This fact sheet, the 16th in the Tax Gap series, will help taxpayers better understand what income they are required to report and what deductions they may be entitled to take. The tax gap, or […]