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Foreign Tax Credit

Did you accrue foreign taxes to a country outside of the US but are subject to US tax on the same income? Did you know that you may be able to qualify for either a credit or a deduction on those taxes? If you meet the following, you might qualify for a Foreign Tax Credit.

-The taxes must be imposed on you
-You must have paid or accrued the tax
-The tax must be the legal and actual foreign tax liability
-The tax must be an income tax

Secure Act 2.0 and 401K Enrollment

There’s been an update to the original SECURE Act passed in 2019. The original SECURE Act governed how to contribute and withdraw from your IRAs and employer-sponsored retirement accounts.

The SECURE Act 2.0 passed at the end of 2022 and created many changes, especially those that affect employer-sponsored 401K accounts.

Of utmost importance are the requirements for new plans that…

The Cans and Cannots of Your CPA

Your CPA is your number one resource for filing your taxes, but there are some things they cannot do (we know, hard to believe!). The IRS protects your privacy and limits what CPAs can do after they’ve filed your taxes.

CPAs are different than accountants. While CPAs are always accountants, it’s not always the other way around. CPAs go through continuing education, are licensed by a governing body, and monitored to ensure they follow all codes of conduct.

Charitable Contribution Deduction – What is It?

The holiday season is fast approaching and many will soon be thinking about charitable contributions. We’re highlighting charitable contribution deductions and what you should know. Read on for important information.

Retirement Contributions – What are the Limits?

Each year, the IRS limits how much you can contribute to your tax-deferred retirement accounts. The limits are different for 401K vs. IRAs, as are the tax requirements.

Here’s everything you must know about retirement contributions.

Primary Residence Gain Exclusion

Your home is your pride and joy, and you earn capital gains when it appreciates. This is why many people buy a home versus renting. When you sell your home, the IRS wants its share of the profits earned. But, if the home is your primary residence, meaning you lived there full-time, you may be able to exclude some of your earnings from your taxable income using the primary residence gain exclusion.

5 Common Small Business Budgeting Errors to Avoid

Running a small business requires business owners to handle many tasks, and often budgeting gets put on the back burner. However, it is one of your most important tasks as a business owner. Unfortunately, many business owners avoid budgeting because they don’t understand it.

Most of this misunderstanding comes down to small business owners’ most common budgeting errors. Here are the top small business budgeting errors you should avoid to make budgeting easier.

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