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By:Mary Lee @CompanionTax August 8, 2019 Separating Business and Personal Finances One of the most vital aspects of running a business is maintaining accurate records of your income and expenditures. This is the only way to get a good read on your business’ performance. For this reason, keeping your business finances separate from your personal … Continued

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Why single parents could be missing out on a tax-saving opportunity CNBC If you’re planning on shedding weight in 2019 — in the form of your soon-to-be ex — be sure you understand this tax-planning benefit. Why the “head of household” status is another battleground for divorcing couples. Darla Mercado | @darla_mercado Published 2:07 PM ET … Continued

Most taxes can’t be eliminated in bankruptcy, but some can. Updated By Kathleen Michon, Attorney You may hear radio commercials offering the hope of eliminating tax debts in bankruptcy. But it’s not as simple as it sounds. Most tax debts can’t be wiped out in bankruptcy — you’ll continue to owe them at the end of a Chapter … Continued

Tax scams abound year-round, but people over 65 are targeted even more frequently during tax season. Why? A certain amount of money is in play at this time as taxpayers are figuring out what they owe Uncle Sam and scammers take advantage of the fact that money is being exchanged between the U.S. citizenry and its government. … Continued

Small businesses may be able to snag a 20 percent deduction. You may get this break if your taxable income is below $157,500 if single or $315,000 if married. Entrepreneurs may push the envelope on the new tax law to maximize savings. Read Story from CNBC Here                 … Continued