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IRS Standard Deduction 2023 and 2024

What is the standard deduction amount for 2023 and 2024? The IRS updated the number and it’s a little bit higher this year. When filing income taxes, taxpayers can choose to either itemize tax deductions, or take the standard tax deduction amount. The IRS adjusts how much the standard deduction …

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2023 Section 179 Deduction Limits for Small Businesses Taxes

Small business tax deductions are important in order to offset high business taxes levied against small business owners and entrepreneurs. This is especially true for work from home entrepreneurs who file as sole proprietors, or as a Limited Liability Company aka LLC, with sole proprietor tax status. Small business owners …

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401k Contribution Limits 2022 and 2023

401k contribution limits prevent higher income taxpayers from stuffing too much money tax-free into their 401k plans. Each year, the IRS adjusts tax numbers due to either tax law changes, or statutorily mandated adjustments. However, in some cases, the tax amounts are tied to inflation so that they automatically adjust. In …

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How To Qualify for the Earned Income Credit – The Easy Version

OK. Let me start by saying that if your adjusted gross income is going to end up in the six figures, you’re out. Go read this article about investing with Acorns, or this one about Credit Karma reviews, or this one about maximizing cash back with Rakuten. Also, there are …

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Charitable Contributions Tax Deduction

Republicans passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 2017 reshaping the way many Americans pay taxes. Apart from the uninspired, and obvious marketing, based name, the law made some deductions disappear. It tried to fill in those deductions by giving everyone a higher standard deduction. Theoretically, people pay the …

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New 2022 Tax Numbers Released – Good News for Taxpayers

The IRS just released the new tax inflation adjustments for 2022. As you are likely aware the IRS adjusts some tax deductions and income limits for inflation each year. The new 2022 tax numbers are higher across the board thanks to higher inflation numbers than the last few years. New …

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