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Tax Tips for Real Estate Agents and Brokers
Most real estate agents and brokers receive income in the form of commissions from sales transactions. You're generally not considered an employee under federal tax guidelines, but rather a self-employed sole proprietor, even if you're an agent or broker working for a real estate brokerage firm. This self-employed status allows you to deduct many of the expenses you incur in your real estate sales or property management activities. Careful record keeping and knowing your eligible write-offs are key to getting all of the tax deductions you're entitled to. Read more…

Combat Pay, Tax Style: Benefits When Serving in a Hot Zone
Any form of pay earned while on deployment in a combat zone is excluded from federal income tax. This translates to a significant tax savings on that income for the active service member in combat and his family back home. Read more…

Guide to IRS Form 3903: Moving Expenses
For tax years prior o 2018, you may qualify to use IRS Form 3903 to claim the cost of your moving expenses as a deduction on your federal income tax return. The IRS allows taxpayers to deduct eligible moving costs. Beginning in 2018, moving expenses are deductible only deductible in certain circumstance by military members. Read more…

A Freelancer's Guide to Taxes
Freelancing certainly has its benefits, but it can result in a few complications come tax time. The Internal Revenue Service considers freelancers to be self-employed, so if you earn income as a freelancer you must file your taxes as a business owner. While you can take additional deductions if you are self-employed, you'll also face additional taxes in the form of the self-employment tax. Here are things to consider as a freelancer when filing your taxes. Read more…

Getting Your First Job
Welcome to the real world! Now that you're earning money, use these tips to trim your tax bill. Read more…


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