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Why Some People Are Afraid of the Hobby Loss Rules

July 1, 2019 12:00 pm Published by

Many tax advisors are very cautious when it comes to claiming hobby losses – and some would argue overly so. This conservative view stems from the impression that the taxpayer usually loses when challenged by the IRS. While technically true... View Article

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How To Use AI For HR

July 1, 2019 12:00 pm Published by

There is a lot of new technology being used to automate functions and save money in large corporations, but many small organizations are shut out of those advancements. This is largely because of the cost, training, knowledge and resources it... View Article

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Disaster Relief Funding, Expanded Benefits for Neglected Vietnam Veterans, and Bipartisan Reforms for the IRS

July 1, 2019 12:00 pm Published by

National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2019 (S 1693) – This bill reauthorizes the National Flood Insurance Program, which was set to expire on May 31, through June 14. The bill was introduced by Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) on... View Article

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5 Ways to Get a Jump on Next Year’s Taxes

May 1, 2019 12:00 pm Published by

Yes, tax season is officially over. And you might be kicking back and relaxing, putting off thinking about next year’s taxes as long as you can. However, smart taxpayers know that the more you plan ahead, the better chance you... View Article

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What To Expect From 10G Data Speed

May 1, 2019 12:00 pm Published by

When it comes to smartphones, speed and connectivity is generally referenced by generation. For example, the industry is currently focused on creating 5G networks. However, in the cable industry the G refers to gigabits. Over the past two years, this... View Article

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HSA Accounts and Their Incredible Long-term Benefits

May 1, 2019 12:00 pm Published by

Pretty much everyone has heard about 401(k) plans, but beyond these – Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) also can be great retirement vehicles. HSAs are tax-advantaged savings accounts for those with high-deductible health plans (HDHPs). The idea is that since those... View Article

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CPI and Consumer Spending: How Will It Affect Stocks in 2019?

May 1, 2019 12:00 pm Published by

With the price of lettuce increasing by 15 percent over the past 12 months at the end of February, and television prices dropping 17 percent during the same period, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these statistics show the... View Article

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How to Budget for Estimated Tax Payments

May 1, 2019 12:00 pm Published by

According to a March 22 Internal Revenue Service News Release, 2018 federal tax filers might be able to have any penalties for an underpayment of estimated tax removed. This could be possible if they’ve paid at least 80 percent of... View Article

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Coverage and Tax Considerations For Work-Sponsored Life Insurance

May 1, 2019 12:00 pm Published by

While employers have cut back on pensions and their 401(k) plans do not offer the same level of retirement income security, they have stepped up in the area of life insurance. The majority of Americans (68 percent) have a life... View Article

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Vetoes, Resolutions and Recognition

May 1, 2019 12:00 pm Published by

Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019 (H.J.Res. 46) – This resolution was an effort to block the national emergency declared by President Trump to redirect funds to build a wall at the Mexico... View Article

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