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May

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Smart Strategies for Reducing Payroll Taxes

Smart Strategies for Reducing Payroll Taxes Can employers reduce their payroll taxes without shedding employees? It may be possible if you implement certain strategies that can trim your tax burdens and boost your balance sheet. Tax-savings strategies Employers must pay Social Security, Medicare and federal unemployment taxes, as well as state unemployment tax in most … Continued

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May

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Make a 2013 IRA Contribution… Still

Make a 2013 IRA Contribution… Still Tax-advantaged retirement plans allow your money to grow tax-deferred — or, in the case of Roth accounts, tax-free. But annual contributions are limited by tax law, and any unused limit can’t be carried forward to make larger contributions in future years. So it’s a good idea to use up … Continued

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01

May

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Can I claim my elderly parent as a dependent?

Can I claim my elderly parent as a dependent? For you to deduct up to $3,900 on your 2013 tax return under the adult-dependent exemption, in most cases the parent must have less gross income for the tax year than the exemption amount. Generally Social Security is excluded, but payments from dividends, interest and retirement … Continued

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May

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IRS Tax Filing Deadlines: Be On Time

IRS Tax Filing Deadlines: Be On Time If you still file a paper return, it is important to know the IRS’s “timely mailed equals timely filed” rule: If your tax return is due April 15, it is considered timely filed if it is postmarked by midnight on April 15. But just because you drop your … Continued

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March

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Alexander Thompson Arnold CPAs Announces Team Member Achievements

Alexander Thompson Arnold CPAs Announces Team Member Achievements January 21, 2014 Alexander Thompson Arnold CPAs is proud to announce its team members who have earned promotions and have passed the Uniform CPA Examination. “ATA’s mission is to help our clients succeed. Our team members continually excel in the accounting industry and provide the highest quality accounting and … Continued

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