Missouri Small Business Deduction

  • January 4, 2012

written by Melinda Thurman Recently, Missouri added a small business income tax deduction applicable for all tax years beginning 01/01/2011 and...

Looking Back: Top 10 Federal Tax Developments of 2011

  • January 4, 2012

Looking back over 2011, the IRS, Congress and the courts made many tax decisions impacting taxpayers of all types. Some tax...

IRS Revises Regulations for Capitalization of Tangible Assets

  • January 4, 2012

Just before year-end 2011, the IRS issued much-anticipated revised regulations on the capitalization of tangible assets. The IRS withdrew proposed regulations...

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...