Payroll Tax Cut Extended Two-Months and Other Temporary Incentives Expire

  • January 4, 2012

As 2012 gets underway, Congress has extended the employee-side payroll tax cut but a laundry list of tax incentives have expired...

Early Planning Can Make 2012 Filing Season Easier

  • January 4, 2012

The new year brings a new tax filing season. Mid-April may seem like a long time away in January but it...

Reduce Your Tax Liability with Estate and Gift Tax Planning

  • December 22, 2011

written by Brenda Logsdon In addition to discussing different estate planning techniques, this article includes information about making gifts to children...

Fate of Bush-Era Tax Cuts Derails Super Committee

  • December 13, 2011

Congress’ Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (the so-called “super committee”) failed to reach an agreement by its November 23 deadline...

Year-End Investment Strategies for 2011 Worth a Look

  • December 13, 2011

As 2011 winds down, investors should consider several last-minute strategies to improve their bottom line tax liability. Many of these strategies...

New Law Repeals 3% Government Withholding, Provides Hiring Credit for Veterans and More

  • December 2, 2011

On November 21, President Obama signed into law the 3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act. The new law does much...

New Capital Gain & Loss Cost Reporting Rules For 2011

  • December 2, 2011

written by Kevin Hogan Prior to 2011, your investment broker was required to report to the IRS gross proceeds you received...

IRS Won’t Tax Personal Use of Employer-Provided Cell Phones

  • December 1, 2011

The IRS has announced in its recent Notice 2011-72, that it will not tax employees’ personal use of their employer-provided cell...

New Hire Retention Credit

  • November 29, 2011

written by Melinda Thurman This is article number five in our series of Tax Credits. The previous articles can be found...