Monthly Archives: March 2017

Establishing Preferences in QuickBooks

QuickBooks was designed to serve the needs of millions of small businesses. To do that, it had to include the tools and processes suitable for a wide variety of companies. But Intuit recognized that every organization is unique, so your copy of QuickBooks can be customized in ways that make it work best for you.…
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What You Should Know about the AMT

Even if you've never paid Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT), before, you should not ignore this tax. Why? Because your tax situation might have changed and this might be the year that you need to pay AMT. AMT attempts to ensure that taxpayers who claim certain tax benefits pay a minimum amount of tax. You may…
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IRS Releases Updated Form 990-EZ

In late January, the IRS released an updated Form 990-EZ, Short Form Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax, that helps tax-exempt organizations avoid common mistakes when filing their annual return. One out of three paper filers has an error on their form, according to the IRS and the new option was designed to help…
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Eight Tax Facts about Exemptions and Dependents

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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