If you use independent contractors for your business or rental, for each individual whom you pay $600 or more for the year, you are required to issue a Form 1099-MISC to avoid losing the deduction for their labor and expenses. We explain in this week’s Business Tip.
The government shutdown earlier this year doesn’t mean your chances of getting audited are lower. Read this week’s Tax Tip to learn about some common IRS audit red flags.
By: Tim O’Pry | Chief Security Officer Another day, another few hundred million accounts compromised. Facebook is the most recent (as of late March 2019). This problem has become so common place that it hardly qualifies as news. What is different about this one is that it wasn’t criminals who broke into Facebook and obtained the data.
You thought you were getting a refund and SURPRISE…You Owe! If you owe the IRS, but can’t pay the bill, we explain your options in this Question of the Week.
As part of the recent tax reform, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the deduction for home mortgage interest and property taxes has undergone substantial alterations. These changes will impact most homeowners who itemize their deductions each year. We explain in this week’s Tax Tip.
With the cost of college continuing to increase year after year, for many families, financial aid can be the deciding factor in whether a child attends the college of his or her choice. We explain how you can compare financial aid packages in this week’s Financial Tip.
Before you start putting together an investment portfolio, you should consider a few of these well-recognized guidelines. We explain in this Question of the Week.