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Does The IRS Allow Any Deductions For Leased Software Equipment?
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Usually, the cost of leasing equipment for business purposes is fully deductible if 100% business. However, as far as tax software is concerned, I never heard of anyone leasing it. Purchase the software and...   Read More
If You Are Self-employed And Hire A Company/individual To Help Do Some Work For Your Business Do You Have To 1099 Them Or Can You Write It...
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If you are a self-employed individual and you incur expenses related to your business, those expenses generally can be deducted. The requirement to file a 1099 does not limit your ability to deduct those expense....   Read More
What Are The IRS Rules And Regulations For Writing Off My Travel Expenses On My Tax Return? Auto, Meals, Parking, Entertainment
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Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

Without knowing the specific circumstances relating to your expenses it is difficult to answer your question; however, generally speaking if you were reimbursed for any of your expenses by your employer you will...   Read More
As A Newly Ordained Minister, I Need To Get An Education On Clergy Taxes. Can Anyone Tell Me What I Need To Do To Set Up My Ministry...
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Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

The ministerial duties you perform are important to the initial determination of whether you are a duly ordained, commissioned, or licensed minister and, thus, entitled to special tax treatment. Because religious...   Read More
When The US Government Talks About A Tax Payroll Cut Are They Talking About A Cut For Employees, Employers Or Both?
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

Payroll taxes, other than income taxes, include the FICA (Social Security tax) and the Medicare tax. The FICA rate is 6.2% and the Medicare rate is 1.45%, for a total of 7.65%. This rate is the same for the...   Read More
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If I Am Headquartered In The US But Sell Services In The Netherlands, Does My Service Company Have Any Tax Liabilities In The Netherlands?
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Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

Like in all cross boarder tax questions, the answer is "Maybe." You need to describe exactly what are you doing, how far are you going in exploiting the Netherlands market, any listing in their phone book, any...   Read More
How Much Will The Gift, Estate Tax Increase On January 1, 2013?
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

The gift tax exemption for 2013 is $14,000. Tax rates over this amount are based on a sliding scale. The unified credit can eliminate tax. The estate tax exemption for 2013 is $5,225,000. The rates above this...   Read More
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People generally have a concern and a story, both of which need to be aired before the solution can be created and executed. I have seen a minimum consultation fee (think Groupon price for 90 min) effectively used...   Read More
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Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

It is difficult to answer your question to the fullest without knowing the specific type of expenses you incur with respect to your child's special needs. However, I would assume that most of the expenses you...   Read More

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