Starting a Business? How You Should Treat Expenses on Your Tax Returns.

Have you recently started a new business? Or are you contemplating starting one? Launching a new business is a hectic, exciting time. And as you know, before you even open the doors, you generally have to spend a lot of money. You may have to train workers and pay for rent, utilities, marketing and more. […]

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Still Working After Age 70 ½? You Might Not Have to Begin 401(k) Withdrawals

If you participate in a qualified retirement plan, such as a 401(k), you must generally begin taking required withdrawals from the plan no later than April 1 of the year after which you turn age 70½. However, there’s an exception that applies to certain plan participants who are still working for the entire year in […]

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Deducting Business Meal Expenses Under Today’s Tax Rules

In the course of operating your business, you probably spend time and money “wining and dining” current or potential customers, vendors and employees. The big question is, what can you deduct on your tax return for these expenses? Meal deductions are still allowed You can still deduct 50% of the cost of food and beverages […]

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