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Tax Exemptions Add More to Your Wallet

Understanding the tax laws isn’t always an easy task. However, there are certain parts of the tax code that are relatively straightforward and simple to comprehend – for tax code that is. Exemptions are one of the few great parts of filing your taxes, because they help taxpayers get back more of their hard earned […]

Bus Drivers Deduct Their Way to Savings

Do you drive a bus for a living? Being on the road, helping people get where they need to go can feel very rewarding. Reward yourself at tax time by claiming deductions which can lower the amount you owe in taxes and put more money in your pocket. If you work for a specific business, […]

As an electrician or other tradesman, you will receive Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, from your employer. Payments that you get for services you provide outside of your employer, may be considered pay from self-employment and reportable on Schedule C, Profit or Loss from Business. Independent income would incorporate payments received for introducing overhead […]

Secure Your Job Related Deductions

As a security specialist, your job is to provide safety and asset protection. You may also work in corrections, ensuring the logistics of those incarcerated. At tax time, you don’t want to be lax on the deductions you can take. You’ll receive a Form W-2 from your employer which will document your income and tax […]

On the off chance that you work in security or as a prison guard or correctional officer, you will be supplied Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, from your employer. Payments made to you for rendering security services outside of your regular employment may be considered self-employment income and is reportable on Schedule C, Profit […]

Driving For Deductions

Do you drive a vehicle, like a school bus, semi-trailer, truck, or taxi for work? Drivers will receive Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, for income from wages you obtain being an employee. In the event that you received a Form W-2 and the ‘Statutory employee‘ check box in Box 13 is marked, report that […]

Business Travel May be Deductible

Travel expenses are the ordinary and necessary expenses of traveling for your company, profession or job. Typically, employees deduct these expenses by using Form 2106, Employee Business Expenses, or Form 2106-EZ Unreimbursed Employee Business Expenses, and Form 1040, Schedule A, Itemized Deductions. You can’t deduct expenses that are unordinary or excessive or those that are […]

Did you know that as an employee you could probably deduct your current work-related costs as an itemized deduction (subject to limitations) in Form 1040, Schedule a, Itemized Breaks? Though travelling expenses are not normally deductible, you may be able to claim some local commuting expenses. Deductible local travelling charges consist of the normal and […]

An Education in Deductions

If you required additional training, or attended seminars for your work, you may be able to deduct any expenses you paid throughout the tax year when you file your return. These expenses have to have been incurred in order to maintain or improve your skills and performance at your job, or is required by law […]

Miscellaneous Deductions

People often consider three big deduction when they think of itemizing: home mortgage interest, state and local income taxes, and charitable donations. Though, there are many additional deductions aside from the three common ones. These deductions are typically considered “miscellaneous itemized deductions” and are able to be claimed if they are more than 2% of […]