Newsletters | April 2011
Is 2011 the year to lock in long-term capital gains?
It might be time to take long-term capital gains from appreciated assets, a new article in Marketwatch suggests.
IRS narrowly escapes cuts in latest GOP budget
The Internal Revenue Service won't have its tax enforcement budget cut this year, though the axe will fall on a wide variety of government programs.
NASE offers tax tips for last-minute small business filers
Among the most common accounting tips out there is the idea that it's better to file taxes early than leave it late. However, as everyone knows, that sometimes doesn't work out.
Corporate tax reform could affect the little guy, study finds
Proposed reforms designed to streamline the U.S. tax code and make sure all businesses pay what they owe could negatively impact small firms, not just big corporations, according to a study reported on by the Wall Street Journal.
Tax code overhaul needed for both individuals and corporations, advocate says
In testimony before the House Small Business Committee, National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson told lawmakers fundamental changes are needed to all parts of the tax code, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.
Small business owners might need a little help navigating the tax code
Small business owners frequently get the worst of both worlds as far as the tax code is concerned. However, a checklist from Strategic Tax Advisors can help get them on the right track.
Report: Mutual fund investment has its own language
Day trading for a living is one thing, experts say, but the world of mutual funds adds a new level of complexity to its tax implications, an Associated Press report found.
Greenspan - Bush tax cuts need to be allowed to expire
While participating in a roundtable on MSNBC's Meet the Press, former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan said that some of President George W. Bush's tax cuts needed to be allowed to expire.
Small businesses and others to benefit from Michigan tax amnesty
The Michigan Treasury Department announced recently that taxpayers who hadn't filed by the national April 18 deadline would be eligible for a 45-day amnesty period, allowing them to pay their taxes and avoid penalties.