Monthly Archives: March 2016

What QuickBooks’ Calendar Can Do for You

These days, some of us find ourselves updating multiple calendars. There's the Outlook calendar or other web-based solution for scheduling and task management. Or, maybe a smartphone app to track a "to-do" on the road with a paper calendar as backup. But where do you keep track of your everyday financial tasks? Including these in…
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Exemptions and Dependents: Top Ten Tax Facts

Most people can claim an exemption on their tax return. It can lower your taxable income, which in most cases, that reduces the amount of tax you owe for the year. Here are eight tax facts about exemptions to help you file your tax return. 1. Exemptions Cut Income. There are two types of exemptions.…
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Choosing the Correct Filing Status

It's important to use the right filing status when you file your tax return because the filing status you choose can affect the amount of tax you owe for the year. It may even determine if you must file a tax return. Keep in mind that your marital status on Dec. 31 is your status…
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It’s Not Too Late to Make a 2015 IRA Contribution

If you haven't contributed funds to an Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA) for tax year 2015, or if you've put in less than the maximum allowed, you still have time to do so. You can contribute to either a traditional or Roth IRA until the April 18th due date, not including extensions. Be sure to tell…
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