Year-End Charitable Giving Can Benefit Your 2011 Tax Bottom-Line

  • November 2, 2011

Charitable contributions traditionally peak at the end of the year-end. While tax savings may not be your prime motivator for making...

2011 Year-End Tax Planning for Individuals

  • November 2, 2011

2011 year end tax planning for individuals lacks some of the drama of recent years but can be no less rewarding....

2011 Year-End Tax Planning for Businesses: Bonus Depreciation, Expensing and More Available

  • October 3, 2011

Many tax benefits for business will either expire at the end of 2011 or become less valuable after 2011. Two of...

2011 Year-End Tax Planning for Individuals in a Changing Landscape

  • October 3, 2011

2011 year end tax planning for individuals lacks some of the drama of recent years but can be no less rewarding....

Do You Need an Estate Plan?

  • May 9, 2011

Anyone who owns property – a home, a car, investments, business interests, a retirement plan, personal belongings, etc. – needs an...

Next Year’s Tax Return Starts with Good Recordkeeping

  • May 2, 2011

As the 2011 tax filing season comes to an end, now is a good time to begin thinking about next year's returns. While it may seem early to be preparing for 2012, taking some time now to review your recordkeeping will pay off when it comes time to file next year. Taxpayers are required to keep accurate, permanent books and records so as to be able to determine the various types of income, gains, losses, costs, expenses and other amounts that affect their income tax liability for the year.

Estate and Gift Tax Changes in the 2010 Tax Relief Act

  • January 12, 2011

This article is an overview of the estate and gift tax provisions in the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job...

More Updates about Health Care Reform

  • December 3, 2010

IRS has issued the second wave of detailed guidance on the small employer health insurance credit created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and proposed regs phase in next year's e-file mandate. Read more about recent health care reform updates.

Year-End Tax Planning: Actions to Take to Save Taxes

  • November 5, 2010

The midterm elections have changed the Congressional landscape, with Republicans winning control of the House of Representatives and picking up seats in the Senate. Even so, it's still too early to know exactly how this will affect open tax issues for 2010 and 2011. In short, year-end planning—which always involves some educated guesswork—is a bigger challenge this year than in past years.