September 2015

Monthly Archives

  • IRS Issues Special Per-Diem Rates For 2015-16 Travel

    The IRS issued its annual update of special per-diem rates, to be used in substantiating certain business expenses taxpayers incur when traveling away from him in 2015 and 2016. Provided in the notice are transportation industry meal and incidental expenses rates, the rate for the incidental-expenses-only deduction, and the rates and list of high-cost localities […]

  • Give More at Your Next Networking Event

    When you think about your motives for attending a networking event, it often comes down to selling. However, it doesn’t – and shouldn’t, always be about the sale. Remember that in the end, people choose to do business with people they know, like, and trust. Here are ways to build a more giving relationship with […]

  • Keep Track of Your Miscellaneous Deductions

    Miscellaneous deductions can reduce your tax liability. These may include certain expenses you incurred at your job if you are an employee. You must itemize deductions when you file to claim these costs. So if you usually claim the standard deduction, consider itemizing instead. You might pay less tax if you itemize. Here are some […]

  • Deducting Financial Market Losses

    Everyone knows that it’s impossible to predict the stock market, making it essential to learn the best way to write off any losses. So, while some investors are on the lookout for buying opportunities, others are more cautious this time around – and don’t want to catch a falling knife. Here we break down some […]