contributions to foreign charities

Are Contributions to Overseas and Foreign Charities Tax Deductible? 

  • July 3, 2016

written by Ian Hall Social media and the Internet have helped to make our world smaller. When natural disaster, tragedy, or...

IRS cybersecurity

IRS Intercepts Fraudulent Returns and Increases Customer Service Capacity

  • June 26, 2016

written by Ian Hall The 2016 filing season has closed with renewed emphasis on cybersecurity, tax-related identity theft and customer service....

taxpayer collection accounts to private collection agencies

IRS Revives Private Tax Collection Program

  • June 19, 2016

written by Jacque Mattson The IRS is gearing up to outsource some taxpayer collection accounts to private collection agencies. The Fixing...

Could You Utilize the Federal Tax Credit for Solar Energy?

  • June 5, 2016

written by Jennifer Cochran To encourage Americans to use solar power, the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Energy offer...

Introductory Thoughts and Tips for Your Estate Plan

  • May 29, 2016

written by Mark Lamb Most people are aware of the need to plan for their estate, and any age is appropriate...

How to Defer Taxes on Sale of Business Equipment

  • May 8, 2016

written by Eric Lampe Under Code Sec. 1031, a taxpayer can make a tax-free exchange of property held for productive use...

How Do I Prove Business Expenses?

  • March 3, 2016

written by Connor O’Mealy Keeping good records will help a business when preparing their business tax return, and will help support...

IRS Budget Increase Aims to Improve Customer Service, Cybersecurity, and Curb Identity Theft

  • February 11, 2016

written by Olivia Tinkler After a challenging year of identity theft with the IRS, 2016 should be the start to many...

How Employers Compute Employee Payroll Taxes

  • January 17, 2016

written by Connor O’Mealy Any business that has employees is required to withhold income taxes on payments to each employee. Each...