Deductions

Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rates Have Changed!

Every year, the Internal Revenue Service announces the optional standard mileage reimbursement rates. The IRS uses these rates to calculate the deductible costs of operating a vehicle for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Inflation is the primary reason why mileage reimbursement rates are have been adjusted for 2017. 

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Time-Share Use as a Charitable Deduction?

Have you ever considered your time-share use as a charitable deduction? If you have ever attended a charity auction, it is not uncommon. Often you may see a week’s use of a time-share included in the items donated for auction. The time-share owners who donate these weeks do so in hoping to be able to take charitable donation deduction on their tax returns.

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Made a Tax Mistake? File an Amended Tax Return

Did you forget something when you filed your tax return? Maybe overlooked something? Alimony income? Tip Income? Maybe another item of income? Maybe you forgot to claim a deduction or credit? It’s not too late! The good news! File an amended tax return.

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Does Uncle Sam Have a Birthday Gift for You This Year? Ages 50+

In our last post we talked about, ages 0-49 birthday surprises from Uncle Sam. This week, ages 50 and up get to discover their birthday gifts or surprises from the IRS when you file your tax return next … Read More