IRS Hobby Loss Rules: Deductions for Doing What You Love

  Have you ever considered turning a hobby into an income-producing activity? Starting a second business around something you love to do can provide outstanding tax benefits. But, before diving into a new enterprise, individuals should understand IRS hobby loss rules. These rules provide strict guidelines about what you can and cannot deduct. As such, […]

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Can I Still Get a Self-Employment Tax Deferral?

In 2020, the US Congress passed the CARES Act to help ease pandemic-related difficulties for small businesses and taxpayers.  One of the act’s key provisions allowed some taxpayers to take a self-employment tax deferral. Across the country, many businesses and self-employed individuals took advantage of the deferral.  However, a key deadline for deferred tax payments […]

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How to Save with the Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit 🔋

The federal government wants businesses to adopt sustainable energy, and they’re offering tax breaks to incentivize business owners. Businesses who make the leap can get tax credits, rebates, and more. The alternative motor vehicle credit helps offset some of the costs associated with switching to sustainably fueled vehicles, but it’s only available for certain vehicles. […]

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How to Get an IRS Identity Protection Pin

Identify theft is running wild in the US, and tax returns are a prime target for bad actors.  To combat this issue, the IRS started assigning IRS identity protection pins in January of 2011. These six-digit numbers protect taxpayers’ identity and make it easier for the IRS to process your return. What is an IRS […]

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How to Get Your Prior Year AGI

When it comes to filing your taxes, there are a couple of different ways you go about it. You can file a paper return by mail, or you can e-file. In this day and age, e-filing is the most common way to file your returns. It is quick, efficient, and secure. With that being said, […]

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The New Qualifying Relative Rules for 2021

The IRS typically affords tax breaks to taxpayers with qualifying dependents to compensate for their additional costs. The most prevalent type of dependent is children, but qualifying relatives often include adults and other individuals in your household. However, your claimed dependents must pass the qualifying relative test to count. This guide covers the latest IRS […]

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Investing in Art and NFTs for Tax Deductions

For high net worth individuals, tax strategies and investing go hand-in-hand. If you’re not diligent about the tax consequences of your investments, you may owe the IRS far more than anticipated. As such, these wealthy individuals often ask our team about the potential tax savings of different investments. Recently, we’ve fielded questions about investing in […]

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