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Business Deductions

Tax reform changed the rules of the game when choosing your best tax structure. In looking over the possibilities, we note that a properly structured spousal partnership could be your best choice. Here are the tax benefits to you: Your spouse’s income is free from self-employment tax. ...

Here’s good news for business meals: the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) removed the “directly related and associated with” requirements from business meals. The net effect of this change is to subject business meals once again to the pre-1963 “ordinary and necessary” business expense rules. You...

What tax effect would death, retirement, or disability have on you or your business? Here’s an easy example to illustrate. Let’s say that in 2017, you purchased for business use a pickup truck with a gross vehicle weight rating greater than 6,000 pounds. Asserting that you use...

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...

Reduce S Corporation Owner’s Wages As the owner of an S Corporation, you can legitimately cut payroll taxes by thousands of dollars by paying yourself a lower salary and allocating the remainder of your income as distributions. However, be sure to make your salary commensurate to...

 As a self-employed individual, you can feel overwhelmed when you search for strategies to reduce your taxes. I searched one of our tax services and found more than 263 articles with the words “self-employed” or “self-employment.” That’s a lot. Where do we start? Let’s start with the following...

June 2019 Combine Home Sale with the 1031 ExchangeYou don’t often get the opportunity to even consider making a tax-saving double play. But your personal residence combined with a desire for a rental property can provide just such an opportunity. The tax-saving strategy is to combine the...