Need an Offshore Sales Office in a Tax Free Environment?

The 100 year old investment-banking firm of Warburg, Dillon Read (on Park Ave. N.Y.) (now UBS Warburg) has offices in 39 foreign countries - including the Bahamas, the tiny Cayman Islands, Hong Kong and the Channel Islands. Makes you wonder why, doesn't it? Non-resident foreign companies,... Read More

Small Businesses Filing Amended Federal Tax Returns to Recover Money

Small Businesses Filing Amended Federal Tax Returns to Recover Money By Darren Oliver April 15th may be gone but, but certainly not forgotten ? especially if you, like millions of small businesses, unknowingly overpaid your federal taxes and can recover money... Read More

How Home-Based Businesses Can Avoid Giving Uncle Sam More than His Share

How Home-Based Businesses Can Avoid Giving Uncle Sam More than His Share By Darren Oliver With the rush to file your taxes by April 15th, you probably did not consider the possibility that you overpaid.... Read More

Alas! In E-Commerce Taxland

In trying to comply with tax laws for your e-business, you may find yourself falling down the rabbit-hole, going through the looking glass, and attending a Mad Tea-Party.Common sense, logic, and fairness never did apply fully to the field of taxation but this is especially true of e-commerce transactions.1. Canada... Read More

Rearrange Your Affairs For Maximum Tax Savings

One way to maximize your business profits is by reducing your taxes. Frequently, income and other taxes could be lowered significantly if only the taxpayer were willing to plan ahead. By taking some simple steps to rearrange your affairs, you could save a fortune!1. Are You Splitting Your Business Income?You... Read More

Organizing Your Taxes

Does this scene sound familiar? It's April 7. You haven't seen the top of your dining room table in two weeks because of the piles of paid bills, receipts, canceled checks, and unidentified cash register receipts covering it. Your head pounds and your stomach churns as the countdown to April... Read More

Seven Key Tax Deductions for the Self Employed

As a sole proprietor, it's wise to familiarize yourself with the some key deductions that may reduce your tax bill for 2004.Small-business consultants generally recommend that you hire an accountant to prepare your tax returns, payroll and financial statements. But you should also meet with your accountant well before the... Read More

How To Set Up A Tax-Saving Bookkeeping System

One of the most important, but least understood or appreciated aspects of any business is its bookkeeping or accounting system. And, because very few people know much about the reasons for a bookkeeping system, most people are frightened by the thought of the work involved in setting up such a... Read More

Knock-Knock-Knock

Knock-Knock-KnockWho's there?The IRS!The next quarterly payment of estimated income tax for the self-employed is not far off. Network marketers who receive a form 1099 at the end of the year, and/or who are expected to owe $1,000 or more in taxes, must file a form 1040-ES Payment Voucher quarterly to... Read More

How to Reduce the Estate Tax Using the A-B Revocable Living Trust

In a past article I relayed the plight of the widow who stated:"I didn't realize what an A-B Revocable Living Trust meant and that it had to be divided between the survivor and the deceased spouse and that I am limited as to what I can use from his share."She... Read More

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How To Claim CHILD TAX CREDIT The Right Way And Add An Extra $2,000 To Your Refund

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that it costs nearly... Read More

The Internet Tax Man Cometh

Q: I was contacted by the city tax collector to... Read More

About Income Taxes; Tidbits

1812The first attempt to impose an income tax on America... Read More

How To Get An Instant Pay Raise

As a gentleman was leaving my class recently, he wanted... Read More

Small Business Tax Credit - Americans with Disabilities Act

Many small businesses complain when confronted with the expense of... Read More

Income Tax Returns Your Accountant Should Not File

You've been feeling uneasy (perhaps even guilty) because you've failed... Read More

Are You An Innocent Victim of These Popular Myths?

Misconceptions, misinterpretations and just plain "untruths" are floating about income... Read More

How to Check the Status of Your Tax Refund Online

So, you were pleasantly surprised to learn that you are... Read More

Save Money on Taxes - Let Uncle Sam Pay for Your Fun!

"Deducting Meals and Entertainment"O.K. You've been working really hard on... Read More

Get Uncle Sam To Pay $36,000 For Your Childs Education!

Let's assume that you would like to begin saving for... Read More

A Taxing Investment

April 15 - The most dreaded day of the year... Read More

Tax Tips for Home-Based Business Owners

As tax time approaches, many home-based business owners begin completing... Read More

How to Maximize Your Home Business Tax Deductions for 2005

Someone once said, 'the best way to calculate your taxes... Read More

Taxation of Forgiven Debt: The 1099C & You

Often people fall on hard times and stop paying on... Read More

Correspondence From The IRS ? Yikes!

It's a moment every person dreads. You pick up the... Read More

SFR Substitute for Returns: IRS Action on Non-Filers

In the latest Star Wars episode, the evil empire executes... Read More

Six Urban Myths About Taxation

Six Urban Myths ? Taxation"I am proud to be paying... Read More

Tax Deduction for Alimony Payments? - Yes!

Over 50% of marriages end in divorce in the United... Read More

Access to E-records by Taxing Authorities: A Case for Pakistan (Part I)

Background issues of access to recordsTo assess the records at... Read More

Home Based Business Tax Deductions

Running a home based business reaps many wonderful tax deductions... Read More

I Havent Filed a Tax Return with IRS in Years, What Do I Do?

In elementary school, kids come up with creative excuses why... Read More

Tax Reform, My Way

We need real tax reform and we need it now.... Read More

What is a Federal Tax Lien?

A Federal Tax Lien (FTL) is a legal instrument that... Read More

Some Folks Pay A Lot Less Tax Than Others On Very Same Income?Did You Pay Too Much Tax In 2004?

Someone once remarked, "Next to being shot at and missed,... Read More

Small Business Tax Deduction - Write-Off Bad Debts

Practically every small business has receivables that it cannot obtain... Read More