You sold your tomatoes at the farmer’s market, but is your garden considered a business or a hobby? It’s complicated. Read this week’s Tax Tip for more.
If you plan to take charitable deductions on your taxes, note the IRS requires written substantiation of your donation. For more, read this week’s Tax Tip.
Tax Tip: Large estates, opting out of the estate tax, have until Tuesday, January 17, 2012, to file Form 8939
Large estates, opting out of the estate tax, have until Tuesday, January 17, 2012, to file Form 8939. Read this week’s Tax Tip for more information.
If you are an eligible small employer or a tax-exempt eligible small employer, you may qualify for the small employer health insurance premium credit.
What is the statue of limitations for the IRS to question your tax return? As with all things tax, it depends. Read this Tax Tip for more information.
In 2011, you will see your adjusted cost basis on your 1099-B Proceeds From Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions form. Find out what this means to you.
A frequently asked question is, “How much do I need to put aside for retirement?” The answer to that question varies with each individual. There a number of factors to consider: the amount of your current income, savings and assets; how many years until you plan to retire; the retirement lifestyle you desire, and what you can afford to put aside.