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Practical Year-end Tax Cutting Suggestions for Individuals

Posted by Jack Craven on Sun , Dec 01 , 2013

It’s not too late to consider tax moves that could reduce your 2013 taxes and get you in a better tax position for 2014. Here are some ideas:

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Topics: Income tax planning, Tax ideas for individuals, Tax ideas

Practical Year-End Tax Ideas for Businesses and Self Employed

Posted by Jack Craven on Sun , Dec 01 , 2013

If you are self employed, a start up media entrepreneur or a business owner of any sort, it’s not too late to make moves to reduce your 2013 income and self employment taxes. Here are a couple ideas:

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Topics: Income tax planning, Startups, Home office deduction, retirement plan, credit card purchases, health insurance, business equipment

Lower Your Income Taxes Part II

Posted by Jack Craven on Wed , Aug 07 , 2013

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Topics: CPA, Income tax planning

Lower Your Income Taxes--Mid Year Tax Review - Part 1

Posted by Jack Craven on Sat , Jul 27 , 2013

Now is a good time to do a mid year tax checkup.
Tax laws are complicated. In an effort to provide some  "bite sized chunks" on how to  cut your taxes, we are issuing our midyear tax planning update in two parts.
  • Part 1, which follows, contains three steps to take now to cut your 2013 income taxes: know your tax bracket, investment planning and business planning.
  • Part 2, which will be issued next week, covers the  impact if the new Medicare tax applies to you, tax benefits of health savings accounts and who needs to pay estimated taxes                  
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Topics: Income tax planning, Income taxes

A Quick Summary of New Tax Law Signed to Avoid Fiscal Cliff

Posted by Jack Craven on Mon , Jan 14 , 2013

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 was signed by the President on January 2, 2013. The following is a quick summary of some of the more important provisions.

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Topics: Income tax planning