Tax calendar

January 15 Individual taxpayers’ final 2015 estimated tax payment is due unless Form 1040 is filed by February 2, 2016, and any tax due is paid with the return. February 1 Most employers must file Form 941 (Employer’s Quarterly…

Hoping to grow your business?

Start with the financing Let’s say you’ve drafted a strategic growth plan that discusses in detail the new products and markets that you hope will power your company’s future growth. You’ve performed extensive market research and…

Road rules: Deducting business travel expenses

If you travel for business, you’ll want to ensure that the expenses you incur while doing so are tax deductible. IRS rules are strict, and improperly substantiated deductions can cost you. Away from home rule Generally, ordinary and…

How you can help prevent tax-related identity theft

Tax-related fraud isn’t a new crime, but tax preparation software, e-filing and increased availability of personal data have made tax-related identity theft increasingly easy to perpetrate. The IRS is taking steps to reduce such fraud, but…