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How Sales Tax Affects Your Bids

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How Sales Tax Affects Your Bids
Correctly estimating your bids is essential to creating trust with your customers and, yet, many factors can throw a project’s original price tag out the window. These often include elements mostly out of your control, such as working with inaccurate specifications, getting hit with rising material and labor costs, and more.

Home Sweet Home Office Deductions

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Home Sweet Home Office Deductions
Work from home regularly? Many people do these days. Thanks to technology, an increasing number of executives and business owners find that working from home can be just as productive as heading into the office. You can even get a tax deduction for your home office if you meet IRS criteria.

Giving Back And Your Taxes

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Giving Back And Your Taxes
‘Tis the season for giving, but consider how recent tax changes affect your charitable contributions before you open your wallet. Whether your donations result in lower taxes depends on highly individualized factors. Seemingly huge tax breaks may not pan out for even generous givers who haven’t rethought their tax strategies. Those strategies now include tools like donor-advised funds.

How Employee Theft Could Destroy Your Business

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How Employee Theft Could Destroy Your Business
If you’re a business owner, you may feel that you’ve built up a sixth sense when it comes to choosing the right business partners and customers. Fraud is all around us these days, after all, and it’s important to know who to trust. But it’s not just strangers who find us vulnerable. Your employees could be stealing from you. The problem can be especially devastating for small business owners, who surprisingly tend to lose the most.

Five IRS Audit Mistakes To Avoid

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Five IRS Audit Mistakes To Avoid
The IRS audits about 1 million taxpayers each year. While the agency is understaffed, that doesn’t mean you’ll slip through the cracks. IRS software automates the selection process now by flagging returns that show abnormalities: Perhaps the return deviates from what’s normally filed, or it’s been linked to a family member, investor, or business partner who is being audited. Also, the more money you make, the more likely you are to be audited.

5 IRS Audit Mistakes to Avoid

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5 IRS Audit Mistakes to Avoid
The IRS audits about one million taxpayers each year. While the agency is understaffed, that doesn’t mean you’ll slip through the cracks. IRS software automates the selection process now by flagging returns that show abnormalities: Perhaps the return deviates from what’s normally filed, or it’s been linked to a family member, investor, or business partner who is being audited. Also, the more money you make, the more likely you are to be audited.

Small Contractor Tax Relief: Do You Qualify?

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Small Contractor Tax Relief: Do You Qualify?
If you’re a small business contractor with annual gross receipts averaging $25 million or less in the past three-year period, the recent tax changes may have given you a valuable leg up. The small contractor exemption threshold has increased for the first time since 1986, allowing more building contractors to pick the accounting option that works best for certain long-term contracts, inventory expenses, and other capitalized costs.

Surprising Taxes On Alernative Investments

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Surprising Taxes On Alernative Investments
As your net worth grows, your financial advisor may suggest diversifying your portfolio with alternative investments. These assets can include gold and real estate. Cryptocurrencies are another emerging investment area. The amount you invest and how you invest in these alternative areas, however, can affect your taxes in surprising ways.

Passing Down Your Family Business

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Passing Down Your Family Business
If it’s the latter, emotions can further complicate matters. Family business owners are often caught without a safety net when the sons or daughters they always envisioned running the business one day are either unwilling or unable to do so.

Retiring and Your Taxes

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Retiring and Your Taxes
If you’re planning on retiring soon, congratulations! Enjoy and celebrate, but also take some time to understand how retiring right now will influence your future tax returns.
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