Monthly Archives: December 2014

Depositing Payments in QuickBooks: The Basics

Satisfying though it may be to enter all of those customer payments manually on a paper deposit slip, it can also be tedious and time-consuming. The more successful in business you are, the more time and care it takes. Whether you accept cash, checks, or credit/debit cards, QuickBooks has tools that help you streamline the…
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Tips for Recently Married or Divorced Taxpayers

Newlyweds and the recently divorced should ensure the name on their tax return matches the name registered with the Social Security Administration (SSA). A mismatch could unexpectedly increase a tax bill or reduce the size of any refund. For recently married taxpayers, the tax scenario begins when the bride says "I do." If she takes…
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Are Your Social Security Benefits Taxable?

Some people must pay taxes on part of their Social Security benefits. Others find that their benefits aren't taxable. If you get Social Security, we can help you determine if some - or all - of your benefits are taxable. Here are five tips about how Social Security affects your taxes: 1. If you receive…
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Six Tips for Year-End Gifts to Charity

If you're thinking about making a charitable donation during the holiday season this year and want to claim a tax deduction for your gifts, you must itemize your deductions. This is just one of several tax rules that you should know about before you give. Here's what else you need to know: 1. Qualified charities. You…
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