When you sell your home, you’ll pay tax (or avoid it) based on the “basis” of the property. Here’s how to determine yours.
Before Dec. 31, your business should buy any needed business assets and place them in service. That way, you can take advantage of the Section 179 deduction and bonus depreciation.
The Arizona legislature has retained and expanded some of the incentives for charitable giving for 2020. This alert explains the credits for individuals only. The dollar limits differ depending on marital status. Your payments will make a positive impact on the recipient organization, while at the same time reducing your Arizona income tax liability dollar[ … ]
The Arizona legislature has retained and expanded some of the incentives for charitable giving for 2019. This alert explains the credits for individuals only. The dollar limits differ depending on marital status. Your payments will make a positive impact on the recipient organization, while at the same time reducing your Arizona income tax liability dollar[ … ]
If you’re a business owner and you hire your children (or grandchildren) this summer, you can obtain tax breaks and other nontax benefits. The kids can gain on-the-job experience, save for college and learn how to manage money. And you may be able to: Shift your high-taxed income into tax-free or low-taxed income, Realize payroll[ … ]
Americans who are 65 and older qualify for basic Medicare insurance, and they may need to pay additional premiums to get the level of coverage they desire. The premiums can be expensive, especially if you’re married and both you and your spouse are paying them. But one aspect of paying premiums might be positive: If[ … ]
"Going green" at home — whether it’s your principal residence or a second home — can reduce your tax bill in addition to your energy bill, all while helping the environment, too. The catch is that, to reap all three benefits, you need to buy and install certain types of renewable energy equipment in the[ … ]
Today many employees receive stock-based compensation from their employer as part of their compensation and benefits package. The tax consequences of such compensation can be complex — subject to ordinary-income, capital gains, employment and other taxes. But if you receive restricted stock awards, you might have a tax-saving opportunity in the form of the Section[ … ]
If you purchased qualifying property by December 31, 2017, you may be able to take advantage of Section 179 expensing on your 2017 tax return. You’ll also want to keep this tax break in mind in your property purchase planning, because the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), signed into law this past December, significantly[ … ]