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Tax Planning November 2012 Archive


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Tax Tips for Charitable Giving During the Holidays

Tuesday November 27, 2012
Giving to charity can be tax-deductible, and charitable giving can be utilized as part of your year-end tax planning if you're looking to boost your deductions. Here's some tips to ... Read More

Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Releases 2011 Annual Report

Tuesday November 27, 2012
The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel on November 16, 2012, released their annual report for the year 2011 (pdf, 112 pages). During the year 2011, the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel made 41 recommendations for ... Read More

Standard Mileage Rates for 2013

Monday November 26, 2012
The Internal Revenue Service has announced the standard mileage rates effective for the year 2013. The standard mileage rates for 2013 will be as follows: 56.5 cents per mile driven for ... Read More

Possible Delay to Filing Season Due to Late-Passing Legislation, IRS Warns

Tuesday November 20, 2012
The IRS may need to delay the start of the 2013 filing season, and taxpayers may experience delays in being able to file or delays in having their tax returns ... Read More

Six Year-End Tax Strategies in Light of the Fiscal Cliff

Monday November 19, 2012
Intrepid CPA blogger Joe Kristan of Roth & Co. PC provides some advice for business owners concerned about how the "fiscal cliff" negotiations in Congress may impact year-end tax planning. Mr. ... Read More

Five Ways to Reduce Exposure to the Medicare Surtax

Monday November 19, 2012
Tony Nitti, a certified public acccountant, offers five tax planning suggestions for reducing exposure to the Unearned Income Medicare Contribution Tax that will take effect starting in 2013. His five ... Read More

TIGTA Reveals Cause of Refund Delays that Occurred in Early 2012

Tuesday November 13, 2012
Many taxpayers reported excessive delays in the IRS processing their year 2011 tax return and issuing their federal tax refund in early 2012. The IRS wasn't very forthcoming about the reason ... Read More

Leave Donation Programs Authorized for Hurricane Sandy

Tuesday November 13, 2012
Employers can set up tax-advantaged leave donation programs to help facilitate cash gifts to charities providing disaster relief to the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The Internal Revenue Service on November ... Read More

What's Next in Tax After the Elections?

Tuesday November 13, 2012
Congress will need to address tax policy issues relating to the years 2012 and 2013 before the end of the year. Absent any further legislation, a wide range of tax ... Read More

New Jersey Tax Relief for Hurricane Sandy

Tuesday November 6, 2012
New Jersey's Division of Taxation has announced the following tax relief provisions relating to Hurricane Sandy: For businesses, tax returns and payments due on October 30th or 31st are now due ... Read More

Connecticut Tax Relief for Hurricane Sandy

Tuesday November 6, 2012
Connecticut's Department of Revenue Services announced that tax returns and payments due on October 31 will be due on November 7, 2012, instead. The deadline extension applies to the following ... Read More

Federal Tax Relief for Hurricane Sandy

Tuesday November 6, 2012
Taxpayers impacted by Hurricane Sandy may be eligible for financial assistance from the federal government. Such financial assistance is generally tax-free, reports Anthony Nitti, who discusses the tax-treatment of disaster ... Read More

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