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30Dec2011

Maximize Your Charitable Deductions

As the end of the year approaches, there are still things you can do to increase and properly document your charitable contributions for 2011. Here is a brief rundown: Non-cash contributions – If you have used clothing or household goods that are in good or better condition that you don’t use any longer, contribute them
  • 30 Dec, 2011
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12Dec2011

Unmarried Couples and Home Mortgage Interest

It is becoming increasingly common for couples to live together and remain unmarried, which can lead to potential tax problems when they share the expenses of a home but only one of the couple is liable for the debt on that home. Home mortgage interest can generally be deducted only by a person who is
  • 12 Dec, 2011
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07Dec2011

Misclassifying Workers Can Be Costly!

Hiring independent contractors instead of employees can save a lot of money in employment taxes and employee benefits. And it can be a mine field of tax problems if workers are misclassified as independent contractors when they should have been treated as employees. The three primary characteristics the IRS uses to determine the relationship between
  • 7 Dec, 2011
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