Understanding Adoption Costs and the Deduction Taxpayers Can Claim

An adoption tax credit is the credit or tax deduction that adoptive parents receive which encourage adoption. It is stated in Section 36C of the Internal Revenue Code of the…

Meal Expenses: How Much Can You Deduct?

Treating your customers and employees occasionally is one of the best ways to build your business. Going the extra mile to make them feel valued goes a long way, although…

Where is Your Tax Home?

If your job requires you to travel from time to time, some of the expenses that you incur while traveling away from home may be entitled to tax deductions. In…

Know What Kind of Documents are Needed When Claiming Business Travel Expenses

It is clear that taxpayers can deduct regular travel expenses when the trip is entirely business related. Additionally, if the taxpayer is on a domestic business trip and made personal…

How Important is Recordkeeping in Claiming Your Deductible Business Expenses?

What sets a stress-free business owner apart from a stressed-out one during tax time? Records. Some may think that records are nothing more than pieces of papers, but when it…

Dining, Drinking, Merrymaking—Know When Your Entertainment Expenses are Deductible

Dining, Drinking, Merrymaking—Know When Your Entertainment Expenses are Deductible

Business isn’t always about the dull stuff. In fact entertainment is a part and parcel of most businesses, and the good news is that most entertainment expenses are actually deductible….

A Business Owner’s Guide in Deducting Business Travel Expenses

You’ve worked hard all year long that you can’t find time for some vacation. You’re worried that your business will suffer when you go away for several days. Or you…

Thinking About Becoming An Enrolled Agent ?

 Do you want to be called a tax expert? Is it your goal to represent taxpayers before the IRS? Do you desire to be respected as a professional?  If so,…

Ten Recordkeeping Rules and Five Bonus Tips in Claiming Travel Expense

Good recordkeeping may not be in the list of business secrets of successful entrepreneurs. But for the company’s accountant or bookkeeper, it is very important.  It can significantly reduce the…

How to Get Reimbursed for Tips and Other Incidental Expenses During a Business Trip

Traveling for business has a lot of perks. It may mean spending some time away from the office and dealing with a lot of tasks as a result, but for…