As you get ready for St Patrick’s Day you might be looking at your tax liability and wondering how next year your tax situation could be better. Tax Loss Harvesting within your investments could be beneficial for you if you hold mutual funds of stocks outside of a retirement plan. Tax Loss Harvesting involves selling your losers before the end of a tax year and replacing them. That way, you can harvest, or realize the losses on your taxes for the year.
Many brokerages offer year end reports for those that want to harvest their losses for tax reporting . … Read more at 2010 Tax.
If you have a mortgage, you may be considering utilizing the mortgage tax deduction when handling your taxes.
Many people attempt to lower their taxable income with the use of deductions and credits. In order to do this, you may want to claim your mortgage interest. Some homeowners plan to use the deduction and … Read more at 2010 Tax.
Welcome to the December 17, 2013 edition of Tax Carnival Ecstasy. We start with some information on filing your taxes at the end of the year for the 2013 tax season. We have a TradeKing review from John Schmoll. And finally Mark Wang looks at assets that you can own that create passive income. Make sure to bookmark the carnival on social sites, like on Facebook, Tweet, and share with all your friends.
Bill Smith presents Important Dates For Filing Your 2013 Tax Return Forms posted at 2011 Taxes, saying, “As the year comes to an end, it … Read more at 2010 Tax.
Free SCORE Tax Tips
Having your own small business can be a rewarding experience. There are many aspects that can be difficult to accomplish on your own though. The most important issue that needs to be watched and completed correctly is taxes. Ten free tax tips offered by the Score business website can be helpful to any business owner.
Deductions are the most important thing to remember with your own business. Do not overlook those deductions that may not be the most obvious. Even trips that combine business and pleasure can be used as a write off, just make sure … Read more at 2010 Tax.
New Tax Relief For Education
The Lifetime Learning Credit 2010 gives a tax credit of up to $2,000 dollars for types of higher learning. It differs from the American Opportunity Tax Credit because it can be claimed for part-time students and even for courses that don’t count towards a degree. This credit has been made available through 2011, 2012, and again this year. Eligible Expenses include Tuition but not room and board, Books, Equipment, and fees that may be required by the University. The Lifetime Earning Credit isn’t eligible with tuition paid fro by a scholarship, employer funds or a … Read more at 2010 Tax.
ObamaCare Tax Targets
Talk with your tax professional to have full knowledge on how Obamacare may affect your company or the company you work for. This should make employers take notice on how they are affected, since they are the primary tax targets.
Remember companies are up against the situation of uncontrollably increasing healthcare costs. Over 12 times the health costs have increased and we know that not many firms have not tripled their profits since 1999. I am wondering about those companies who have not done any redundancy, what will they do when they ponder over $24k per-employee increases.… Read more at 2010 Tax.keep looking »