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IRS Standard Mileage Rate 2022

Higher gas prices have one silver lining: a higher IRS mileage deduction standard rate. Every year, the IRS updates the standard amount one can deduct for each mile driven for business or miles driven for charitable purposes. The amount of the IRS standard mileage rates … Read More

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IRA Contribution Limits 2022 and 2021

Not all tax numbers stay the same over time. Many income limits and other tax numbers are adjusted each year, either for inflation, or by another statutory mandate. These tax numbers include the tax tables and tax brackets for each year, for example. It also includes … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 than the last … Read More

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Medical Expenses Deduction 2021

Can you deduct medical expenses in 2021? Are your medical expenses tax deductible? Yes… but… Medical Expenses Tax Deduction Limit Medical expenses are tax deductible for 2021, but only after they exceed 7.5% of your income. You also must itemize your deductions to claim the … Read More

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IRS Standard Deduction 2022

What is the standard deduction amount for 2022 and 2021? 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 … Read More