Understanding the Home Gain Exclusion

Understanding the Home Gain Exclusion. When is a tax planning session essential? One of the biggest tax benefits available today is the exclusion of gains when you sell your qualified home. Here is what you need to know. The tax benefit explained For those who qualify, a married couple can exclude up to $500,000 ($250,000 for unmarried taxpayers) in capital gains from the sale of your principal residence. This exclusion can be taken once every two

Tax surprises that you could avoid

Tax surprises that you could avoid. Every year taxpayers are hit with tax surprises that they could avoid if they knew the rules. Here are five big ones that are easy to avoid with some simple planning. You pay taxes with your hard earned money. We will help you proactively manage both your personal and your business tax issues, including understanding how upcoming business opportunities impact your tax status and vice versa. You earned it

Adjusted Gross Income (AGI)

Adjusted Gross Income (AGI). Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is one of the core tax terms used by Federal and many State taxing authorities. So what is it and why is it important? The Federal formula for AGI is: AGI = Gross Income – Adjustments from Gross Income Gross Income. For most of us, Gross Income is our wages as shown on a W-2 at the end of the year. As well as taxable interest income,

14 Year End Tax Tips to Consider

Planning ahead  is a good idea when it comes to adopting a strategy to reduce your taxes. But for some people, time just gets away from them. So with that being said here are 14 year end tax tips to consider: 14 Year End Tax Tips to Consider: 1. Review income and deductions. It’s all in the timing. The most fundamental year-end tax move is to adjust the timing of income and deductions. If your income is