Six Tips for Paying Estimated Taxes
Estimated tax is a method used to pay tax on income that is not subject to withholding. You may need to pay estimated taxes during the year depending on what you do for a living and what type of income you receive.
These six tips from the IRS will provide you with a quick look at estimated taxes and how to pay them.
Read This if you Need More Time to Pay Your Taxes
Taxpayers who owe taxes may be relieved to know that there are some options for those who owe and can’t afford to pay the full amount right away.
Here are the top 10 things the IRS wants you to know if you need more time to pay your taxes.
1. Taxpayers who are unable to pay all taxes due are encouraged to pay as much as possible.
On April 14, President Barack Obama signed legislation repealing the expanded 1099 reporting requirements that were enacted last year. The bill was overwhelmingly approved by the House and Senate. The AICPA had advocated strongly for repeal of both provisions and as one of the only organizations advocating against the rental property requirement was a driving force in its repeal. When the Senate passed the bill on April 5 and sent it to President Obama for his signature,
Work From Home? Consider the Home Office Deduction
Whether you are self-employed or an employee, if you use a portion of your home for business, you may be able to take a home office deduction. Here are six things the IRS wants you to know about the Home Office deduction
1. Generally, in order to claim a business deduction for your home, you must use part of your home exclusively and regularly:
Tips on Employee Business Expenses
If you itemize deductions and are an employee, you may be able to deduct certain work-related expenses. The IRS has put together the following facts to help you determine which expenses may be deducted as an employee business expense.
Expenses that qualify for an itemized deduction include:
- Business travel away from home
- Business use of car
- Business meals and entertainment
- Use of your home
- Miscellaneous expenses
You must keep records to prove the business expenses you deduct.