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Author: Roxanne Richardson

Tax Relief Options for Small Business Owners

If you are running a small business, you have one unwanted partner that will dig into your pocket every year, it’s the IRS. The IRS wants to know what you are doing, how much you are earning and most importantly how much you are paying

Newlywed Tax Tips

Updating your status from single to married may bring about some unanticipated changes, including changes relating to your taxes. While wedding planners don’t typically use an IRS checklist, here are a few things to keep in mind when filing your first tax return as a

Estate Planning, Wills, Probate, and Transfer of Assets

Wills and Intestacy A will allows the testator (the person creating the will) to specify: Who receives property at the testator’s death. Whether beneficiaries receive gifts outright or in trust. Who will act as personal representative. Who will be the guardian of minor children. In

Charitable Contributions Guide

Charitable Organizations Qualified charitable organizations include nonprofit groups that are religious, charitable, educational, scientific, or literary in purpose, or that work to prevent cruelty to children or animals. Examples of Qualified and Nonqualified Organizations Qualified• Churches, mosques, temples, synagogues, and other religious organizations.• Boy and

Capital Gains and Losses

Capital Assets Most property you own and use for personal or investment purposes is a capital asset. For example, a house, furniture, car, stocks, and bonds are capital assets. Noncapital Assets A capital asset is any property held by you except the following.• Stock in