Tax Tips and News at Jo Landers Business Services Tax tips and information from the IRS and state of Massachusetts. https://www.jolanders.com/bookkeeping/tax-tips/ Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:38:33 -0500 1800 Health Care Law Tax Provisions: IRS Recorded Webinars for Employers and Coverage Providers https://www.jolanders.com/bookkeeping/tax-tips/Health-Care-Law-Tax-Provisions-IRS-Recorded-Webinars-for-Employers-and-Coverage-Providers_post_97.php 4244 Fri, 21 Aug 2015 07:28:58 -0400 Six Tips You Should Know about Employee Business Expenses If you paid for work-related expenses out of your own pocket, you may be able to deduct those costs. In most cases, you claim allowable expenses on Schedule A, Itemized Deductions. Here are six tax… https://www.jolanders.com/bookkeeping/tax-tips/Six-Tips-You-Should-Know-about-Employee-Business-Expenses_post_95.php 22046 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:58:24 -0400 Tax Time Guide: Easy E-Pay and Payment Agreement Options Available to People Who Owe Tax https://www.jolanders.com/bookkeeping/tax-tips/Tax-Time-Guide-Easy-E-Pay-and-Payment-Agreement-Options-Available-to-People-Who-Owe-Tax_post_94.php 63373 Thu, 19 Mar 2015 07:46:17 -0400 2014 Standard Milage Rates Beginning on Jan. 1, 2014, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be: 56 cents per mile for business miles driven 23.5 cents per mile driven for… https://www.jolanders.com/bookkeeping/tax-tips/2014-Standard-Milage-Rates_post_92.php 61898 Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:49:24 -0500 Eight Tax Savers for Parents Your children may help you qualify for valuable tax benefits. Here are eight tax benefits parents should look out for when filing their federal tax returns this year. 1. Dependents.   In… https://www.jolanders.com/bookkeeping/tax-tips/Eight-Tax-Savers-for-Parents_post_91.php 93477 Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:42:53 -0500 Tax Rules for Year-end Bonuses & Holiday Gifts for Employees Cash Gifts or Bonuses: Should be added to payroll and taxed like any other wages. If given to a 1099 contractor, include the amount on any 1099 you might issue. Noncash gifts: include the fair-market… https://www.jolanders.com/bookkeeping/tax-tips/Tax-Rules-for-Year-end-Bonuses--Holiday-Gifts-for-Employees_post_90.php 49719 Wed, 27 Nov 2013 09:44:04 -0500 Back-to-School Tax Tips for Students and Parents Going to college can be a stressful time for students and parents. The IRS offers these tips about education tax benefits that can help offset some college costs and maybe relieve some of that… https://www.jolanders.com/bookkeeping/tax-tips/Back-to-School-Tax-Tips-for-Students-and-Parents_post_87.php 37166 Sat, 17 Aug 2013 11:28:15 -0400 IRS Website Explains Tax Provisions of the Health Care Law; Provides Guide to Online Resources The IRS has launched a new Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions website at IRS.gov/aca to educate individuals and businesses on how the health care law may affect them. The new home page has three… https://www.jolanders.com/bookkeeping/tax-tips/IRS-Website-Explains-Tax-Provisions-of-the-Health-Care-Law-Provides-Guide-to-Online-Resources_post_88.php 54677 Sat, 17 Aug 2013 11:27:17 -0400 Small Business Week Webinars During National Small Business Week 2013, the IRS is hosting two free, live small business webinars. Go online to learn about the many tax benefits available to businesses. You will also learn how to… https://www.jolanders.com/bookkeeping/tax-tips/Small-Business-Week-Webinars_post_86.php 80970 Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:51:18 -0400 Missing Your W-2? Here's What to Do. https://www.jolanders.com/bookkeeping/tax-tips/Missing-Your-W-2-Heres-What-to-Do._post_84.php 83403 Fri, 08 Feb 2013 11:21:24 -0500