Monthly Archives: June 2015

Preventing Data Theft in QuickBooks

Data breaches of personal information increased dramatically over the past several years. You've probably read about--or perhaps experienced first-hand--what happens when major corporate entities like Target and Home Depot get hacked. As a small business owner, your customers trust you enough to provide you with private information like email addresses and credit card numbers. And…
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Education Tax Credits Help You Pay for College

Are you planning to pay for college in 2015? If so, there are two education credits that can help you with the cost of higher education. Taking advantage of these education tax credits can mean tax savings on your federal tax return by reducing the amount of tax you owe. Here are some important facts…
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The Facts: Medical and Dental Expenses

If you, your spouse or dependents had significant medical or dental costs in 2015, you may be able to deduct those expenses when you file your tax return. Here are eight things you should know about medical and dental expenses and other benefits. 1. You must itemize. You can only claim medical expenses that you…
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Changes Affecting your 2015 Premium Tax Credit

If you have enrolled for health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace and receive advance payments of the premium tax credit in 2015, it is important that you report changes in circumstances, such as changes in your income or family size, to your Marketplace. Advance payments of the premium tax credit provide financial assistance to…
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