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Tax Savings with Deductions and Credits

Tax deductions and credits can help you save money on income taxes. Learn why tax credits are better than deductions, including credits for business improvements, energy efficiency, and more. Learn about depreciation, deductions for business use of your home.
  1. Benefits & Compensation (3)
  2. Business Losses and Taxes (5)
  3. Car Leases and Business Taxes (6)
  4. Deductions and Credits Basics (20)
  5. Depreciation 101 (19)
  6. Mileage and Auto Expenses (21)
  7. Tax Credits for Businesses (14)
  8. Tax Deductions: A to Z (33)

Is it Better to Give Cash or Assets to a Charity?
Cash or assets? Is it better for a business to donate cash or assets to a charity? The answer depends on circumstances.

Small Business Tax Changes for 2013
Tax Changes in 2013 for small businesses include changes in Social Security maximum tax, payroll tax changes, and IRS mileage rate changes. These taxes are in effect for 2013 taxes, filed in 2014.

Small Business Tax Changes for 2013
Tax Changes in 2013 for small businesses include changes in Social Security maximum tax, payroll tax changes, and IRS mileage rate changes. These taxes are in effect for 2013 taxes, filed in 2014.

Business and Personal Travel Expense Deductions - In the U.S. and International
Business travel expenses may be deducted if a trip is for business purposes. But what if a trip combines business and personal activities? The IRS has set up specific regulations for business and personal travel in three different situations: travel within the U.S., travel partially outside the U.S., and international travel. Travel expense...

Your Business Travel Tax Deduction Questions Answered
Business travel questions answered, including: Can I deduct my hotel bills? How much per diem can I deduct? Can I deduct the cost of taking someone on my business trip? What about frequent flyer miles? Can I deduct expenses for my spouse on a trip?

7 Tips for Lowering Your Business Taxes
Tips for saving money by paying less on business taxes. Some ways to save on business taxes: take all tax deductions and credits, find a good tax preparer, fund an IRA, and eliminate costly mistakes.

What Business Tax Breaks Can I Take in 2009?
Tax deductions and credits for businesses in 2009

10 for '10 - 10 Ways to Save on Business Taxes in 2010

While the year 2010 is rapidly drawing to a close, you can still svae money on your business taxes by considering these 10 tax-saving tips. 

Tax Credits To Reduce Your Business Taxes
Describes a tax credit, why a tax credit is better than a deduction, and kinds of tax credits businesses can take advantage of, including the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, Disability Access Tax Credit, Empowerment Zone Tax Credit, and Employer-provided Child Care Tax Credit

7 Ways to Save on Your 2012 Business Taxes, Reduce Audit Risk
CPA Gail Rosen discusses some tax planning tips to lower taxes, increase deductions, and avoid the risk of tax audit, including the new health care law, deductions, and home offices.

How Do I Time Income and Expenses at the End of the Tax Year?
How to time business income and expenses at the end of a tax year to place the income or expense in the best tax year for minimizing business taxes.

Frequently Asked Questions about Business Mileage Calculations
Whether you have a car that has been purchased by your business, or you are using your personal vehicle for business purposes, you need to know how to calculate mileage for business use of your vehicle.

Can I Deduct Executive Compensation as a Business Expense?
This article discusses a recent Tax Court case which lists the factors in its determination of whether compensation for a company executive is reasonable, and can be allowed as a tax deduction for the company.

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