Tax Invoice

Tax Invoice

A tax invoice is a legal document that offers a look at what the GST is for a transaction. Read on to learn about your obligations for issuing, holding, and supplying the different types of tax invoices. You can easily learn what the general requirements are for keeping tax invoices and what you can do if … Read More

Self-Employed Tax Strategies

Self-Employed Tax Strategies

Self-employed individuals always cringe at the amount of taxes the pay to the IRS and state. Here are tax strategies for self-employed individuals that reduce those tax amounts. Tax Strategies The good news is being self-employed is one of the best tax strategies out there. Unlike a salaried employee, the full scope of tax credits … Read More

Why Do I Need A Tax Attorney?

Why Do I Need A Tax Attorney?

It is unfortunate but true, that many people do not even consider consulting a tax attorney until they open their mailboxes one day and there is that dreaded letter from the IRS. A tax attorney is a lawyer that specializes in all areas of taxes. The tax attorney is required to attend law school for … Read More

When Do You File a Tax Return?

When Do You File a Tax Return?

The first known income tax that Americans were legally required to pay was enacted during the 1860s, and the Presidency of Abraham Lincoln. The Civil War was proving very costly to fund, and the President and Congress created the Commissioner of Revenue and enacted a law requiring citizens to pay income tax. Originally, the deadline … Read More

The History of Income Tax

The History of Income Tax

They say death and taxes are the only two certain things in life. Alas, this wasn’t always the case. Well, at least for the income tax. The History of Income Taxes Our great nation came into existence in fits and starts. Following the revolt against the British, a federal government was elected and the fun … Read More

Will the Estate Tax Ever Go Away?

Will the Estate Tax Ever Go Away?

The “Estate Tax” is the tax that the government puts on the assets that are transferred to your beneficiaries when you die. Taxable assets can include real estate, stocks, money in a bank account, and other valuable belongings. It does not look like the estate tax will permanently go away. However, with careful planning, you … Read More

Wise Tax Ideas

Wise Tax Ideas

Most people don’t really look forward to filing their tax returns and paying their taxes. As it is, there really isn’t much to look forward to because it is a tedious process that can take weeks to complete. Some people even have the bad luck to raise the interest of the IRS. The trouble is, … Read More

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1031 Exchanges – The Legal Way To Defer Investment Property Capital Gains Tax

With the booming property prices of recent years, more and more people are finding themselves facing a large tax bill when they come to sell their investment properties. However, did you realize that there is a perfectly legal way of deferring payment of such taxes by utilizing the advantageous 1031 tax code that was introduced … Read More