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2016 IRA Contributions — It’s Not Too Late!

March 14, 2017

Yes, there’s still time to make 2016 contributions to your IRA. The deadline for such contributions is April 18, 2017. If the contribution is deductible, it will lower your 2016 tax bill. But..

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When an Elderly Parent Might Qualify as Your Dependent

March 8, 2017

It’s not uncommon for adult children to help support their aging parents. If you’re in this position, you might qualify for the adult-dependent exemption. It allows eligible taxpayers t..

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W-2 Fraud Doubles in 2017; Can be Defeated by Out-of-Band Authentication

March 6, 2017

Beazley Breach Response (BBR) Services has seen the incidence of successful W-2 phishing scams more than double already this year, from 15 incidents at this time in 2016 to 32 incidents so far this..

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Seniors: Don’t Overlook Medical Write-offs

March 6, 2017

Updated April 2016 Many seniors have gotten into the habit of just claiming the standard deduction instead of itemizing. That's because seniors typically pay little or no mortgage inter..

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Tangible Property Safe Harbors Help Maximize Deductions

February 28, 2017

If last year your business made repairs to tangible property, such as buildings, machinery, equipment or vehicles, you may be eligible for a valuable deduction on your 2016 income tax return. But y..

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