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Worried about an IRS audit? Prepare in advance
IRS audit rates are historically low, according to a recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report , but that’s little consolation if your return is among those selected to be examined. Plus, the IRS recently received additional funding in the Inflation Reduction Act to improve customer ser...
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Choosing a business entity? Here are the pros and cons of a C corporation
If you’re launching a new business venture, you’re probably wondering which form of business is most suitable. Here is a summary of the major advantages and disadvantages of doing business as a C corporation. A C corporation allows the business to be treated and taxed as a separate entity from ...
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What local transportation costs can your business deduct?
You and your small business are likely to incur a variety of local transportation costs each year. There are various tax implications for these expenses. First, what is “local transportation?” It refers to travel in which you aren’t away from your tax home (the city or general area in which yo...
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Inflation means you and your employees can save more for retirement in 2023
How much can you and your employees contribute to your 401(k)s next year — or other retirement plans? In Notice 2022-55, the IRS recently announced cost-of-living adjustments that apply to the dollar limitations for pensions, as well as other qualified retirement plans for 2023. The amounts increa...
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Businesses will soon be able to deduct more under the standard mileage rate
Business owners are aware that the price of gas is historically high, which has made their vehicle costs soar. The average nationwide price of a gallon of unleaded regular gas on June 17 was $5, compared with $3.08 a year earlier, according to the AAA Gas Prices website. A gallon of diesel averaged ...
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2022 - 09/12 - Separating your business from its real estate
Does your business need real estate to conduct operations? Or does it hold property and put the title in its name? You may want to separate real estate ownership from the business. For example, C corporations treat real estate as they do other business assets. Expenses related to owning the assets a...
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Businesses: Prepare for the lower 1099-K filing threshold
Businesses should be aware that they may be responsible for issuing more information reporting forms for 2022 because more workers may fall into the required range of income to be reported. Beginning this year, the threshold has dropped significantly for the filing of Form 1099-K, “Payment Card an...
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2022 - 10/3 - Worried about an IRS audit? Prepare in advance
IRS audit rates are historically low, according to a recent GAO report ( That’s little consolation if your return is selected. But with proper preparation, you should fare well. It helps to know what might catch the attention of the IRS. For example, some audit “red flags...
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