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Happy New (Tax) Year…Unlucky ’13?

  The New Year’s celebrations are over. It’s on to 2013. Will this be unlucky 2013 for taxpayers? We wrote earlier how there are 8 Reasons You Will Pay More Taxes in 2013…Guaranteed. We also pointed out Why the Fiscal


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How to Declare a Casualty Loss From Hurricane Sandy

  Hurricane Sandy has left her mark.  This included power outages, significant property damage and, sadly loss of life.


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9 Easy Steps for a Mid-Year Tax Review

Half of the year is almost over.  Don’t wait until the end of the year to do your planning. It’s time for your Mid-Year Tax Review.1) Review your withholding.  Review your prior year income tax return for the income tax


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2012 Tax Benefits Increase Due to Inflation Adjustments

Every year the IRS must adjust the dollar amounts of a variety of provisions which affect every taxpayer, to keep pace with inflation. New dollar amounts affecting 2012 returns, filed by most taxpayers in early 2013 include the following:


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7 Smart Year End Tax Planning Moves

  1) Harvest Capital Losses Capital gains property includes stocks, bonds and mutual funds.  Currently, the stated rate on long term capital gains is 15%.  If you have a net loss after netting all of your gains and losses, the


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