Many people may be thinking that it’s too early to think about next year’s taxes. However, if you own a small business, or you’re making moves in the coming months, you absolutely need to think about your next year’s or even quarterly tax returns. A lot of things happen throughout the year, and if you aren’t keeping tabs on anything, you may find yourself at a loss when March comes around. It’s for that reason, that many professionals, including those that are working with H&R Block, will recommend a semi-annual, midyear checkup. So let’s talk about Tips for Summer … Read the rest
Buying a home can be a lot of different things. It will most likely be the most money you will spend on any single purchase. It may be the biggest debt you ever incur. And very likely, it could be the best investment you will ever make. Needless to say, it is a major decision to be made.
The much awaited tax reform has at last arrived to reduce the tax code’s bias for debt. As per the recent announcements, the U.S. corporate tax rate may reduce to 25% from 35%. The non-financial corporations will be allowed a deduction of nearly 65% of their gross interest expense, whereas the financial corporations will be allowed a deduction of up to 79%. Some special rules and regulations have also been implemented for the corporations who have stated a malfunction in the tax purposes.
According to various financial experts, the general strategy is to reduce the corporate tax while restraining the … Read the rest
Last year, Nora and Pat Sfarra were in the unenviable position of watching the market value of their eighty two year old home in Teaneck decrease, while their property taxes simultaneously increased.
Assisted by a tax appeal firm, the Sfarras managed to put this right and got the assessed value of their home decreased from $351,000 to $310,000. This gave them the benefit of saving $1,000 worth of tax, which is a real gain when you are paying in excess of $8,000 in tax. Nora Sfarra was happy that she “got something off” in any event.