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23Jun2011

Can You Benefit From the Expanded Adoption Credit?

You may be able to take a tax credit in 2011 of up to $13,360 ($13,170 in 2010) for qualified expenses paid to adopt an eligible child. The Affordable Care Act increased the amount of the credit and made it refundable, which means it can increase the amount of your refund. Here are several things
  • 23 Jun, 2011
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20Jun2011

Tax Tips for Recently Married Taxpayers

If you, like many others during the summer months, have gotten married or plan to get married in the near future, here are some post-marriage tips to help you avoid stress at tax time. Notify the Social Security Administration – Report any name change to the Social Security Administration so that your name and SSN
  • 20 Jun, 2011
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09Jun2011

Tax Tips for Students with a Summer Job

Many students hold a summer job during their time off from school. Here are some tax issues that should be considered when working a summer job. Completing Form W-4 When Starting a New Job – This form is used by employers to determine the amount of tax that will be withheld from your paycheck. Taxpayers
  • 9 Jun, 2011
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07Jun2011

Tax Perks for the Business Traveler

Food and lodging expenses may be deducted when you are away from home for business purposes. Like everything in the tax law, to be tax deductible there are certain rules to follow and the individuals that know the rules and keep good records get the most out of these deductions. The IRS requires that lodging
  • 7 Jun, 2011
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03Jun2011

Do You Have a Financial Interest or Signature with a Foreign Financial Account? Better Read This! June 30th is a Critical Date.

Each U.S. person who has a financial interest in or signature or other authority over any foreign financial accounts (including bank, securities, or other types of financial accounts in a foreign country), if the aggregate value of these financial accounts exceeds $10,000 at any time during the calendar year, must report that relationship to the
  • 3 Jun, 2011
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