Being an effective operations manager does not always translate into being a great leader, a common misconception in small business management. Leadership is about creating and communicating a vision, inspiring others, teaching others and promoting a positive business model. Operational details are one thing; human nature is a whole different ball game. A great boss inherently represents both sides of …
Are you eyeing your portfolio with year-end investment loss harvesting in mind? Before you place those sell orders, take a moment to review the “wash sale” rules.
Cat and dog lovers beware! Con artists are on the prowl for folks who own or want to adopt cuddly puppies or exotic felines.
Married same-sex couples will be treated for federal tax purposes just like opposite-sex couples, according to a recent IRS announcement. Same-sex couples who were married in a jurisdiction, domestic or foreign, that recognized their marriage as legal will be treated as married for federal tax purposes even if they live in a state that does not recognize same-sex marriages as …
If you converted your traditional IRA to a Roth IRA in 2012 and now wish you hadn’t, you’ll want to know about this October 15, 2013, deadline.
To encourage workers to set aside money for retirement, Congress modified the tax law in the late 1970s.
In the quiet months before the conventional season of festivities and gift exchanges begins, you might not be thinking about charitable contributions.
Most taxpayers believe that a “dependent” is a minor child that lives with them. While that is essentially correct, dependents can include children and parents, other relatives and nonrelatives, and even children who don’t live with you. There is really much more to the dependent deduction than you might at first imagine. Exemptions and your taxable income. For 2013, each …
What does unrelated business taxable income have to do with your IRA?
If you’re approaching retirement, you may be wondering where to park the money that’s sitting in your employer’s 401(k) plan.