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Business Deductions

On April 11, likely after you filed your tax return, the IRS updated its Section 199A frequently asked questions (FAQs) by increasing the number of questions and answers from 12 to 33. The IRS often publishes FAQs on its website to help educate you on various...

There’s a lot of confusion out there around your rental activity and Section 199A. Your Section 199A considerations multiply when you have multiple rental activities. Here’s what you need to consider: Are your rental activities multiple trades or businesses, or one trade or business? Can you...

Before the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), your purchase of the vehicle you were leasing did not qualify for either Section 179 expensing or bonus depreciation. But times have changed. The TCJA made two changes that mean 100 percent bonus depreciation is available on the vehicle...

The Affordable Care Act’s $100-a-day penalty for improper medical reimbursements likely has your attention. And it should. But you can find many reimbursements that are allowed without penalty, including the ability to reimburse Medicare when you have fewer than 20 employees. Some group insurance plans do...

 If you have no taxable income, should you claim the home-office tax deduction? Answer: yes. Even with no taxable income, you have two for-sure tax benefits from the home office, and you likely have a third benefit. By claiming your home office as your principal place of...

 Premiums for Medicare health insurance can add up to a substantial sum. That’s especially true if you have high income, and you’re married and both you and your spouse are paying premiums. Fortunately, the premiums can potentially help your tax situation. The dollar benefit of Medicare...

Get ready. You may be about to experience another encounter with the law of unintended consequences. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act gives you a possible 20 percent tax deduction on your rental property income. But that’s only if your rental property is a trade or business,...