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Money Crashers · 4d ago

IRS Schedule C Tax Deductions & Expenses for Small Business Owners

Running a small business puts serious demands on your time, energy, creativity, and talent. Knowing where you are financially is a critical component. Whether you are a freelancer, independe...
Money Crashers · 4d ago

Tax Filing Deadline, Refund Delays, and Due Diligence

The tax filing deadline for personal taxes is ordinarily April 15th of the year following the tax year. If the fifteenth falls on a weekend, taxes are due on the first working day thereafter...
Money Crashers · 4d ago

Taxes on Government Benefits – Unemployment, Social Security, Disability & More

Many government benefits are garnered tax free by the recipient. But that is not the case for all of them. Several of the most common government benefits claimed by many Americans – unemploy...
Money Crashers · 4d ago

Tax Deductions for Charitable Contributions & Donations

Generally speaking, Americans are a generous lot. According to Giving USA, gifts to U.S. charities amounted to $390.05 billion in 2016. Perhaps one motivation for being generous is that qual...
Money Crashers · 4d ago

How to Pay Federal Estimated Taxes Online to the IRS

It often seems that employees get the better part of the deal when it comes to paying taxes. Some money is withheld from their check each pay period, then all they have to do is file by the ...
Money Crashers · 4d ago

How to Reduce or Avoid Capital Gains Tax on Property or Investments

Capital Gains Tax? Yes, besides sales tax, excise tax, property tax, income tax, and payroll taxes, individuals who buy and sell personal and investment assets must also contend with the cap...
Money Crashers · 4d ago

What Is the Gift Tax – IRS Rules, Rate & Maximum Exclusion Limit

A question that comes up every year from friends or clients is, “How much can I give my child, grandchild, or friend so we don’t have to pay tax on it?” The money you give to other individua...
Money Crashers · 1w ago

Should You Pay Taxes With a Credit Card?

I like to think I know more about credit cards than the average person. I’ve written dozens of credit card reviews for Money Crashers, after all, and personally tried out more credit cards t...
Money Crashers · 1W ago

How to Make Your Small Business More Socially Responsible

What do companies like Zappos, GM, TOMS, Virgin Atlantic, and Google all have in common? These companies are consistently ranked as some of the best companies in the world to work for, and a...
Money Crashers · 1W ago

10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Business Writing Skills

Stop and think about how many emails you write each day at work. According to a study conducted by Carleton University, professionals spend one-third of their time at work reading and answer...