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Notable Tax Updates for Freelancers in 2022

We are living in a world where things seem to be changing every day and it can be easy to be confused as to what you should or shouldn't do. Don't make tax season a headache and know if your deadlines, or income threshold for marginal tax rates has changed. Tax Due Dates for 2022 […]

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What's new for freelancers in tax year 2022?

Do you use apps like PayPal, Venmo, or Square to accept freelance business payments? If so, you’ll need to pay close attention to the new tax reporting changes affecting these platforms that go into effect this month, especially if you do a significant amount of business through them.  In an effort to reduce the amount […]

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Cryptocurrency Taxes 101: What You Need to Know About Filing Virtual Currency on Your 2022 Taxes

What is cryptocurrency and how does it impact your taxes?   As more people are investing in cryptocurrency, how complex can this get if they do their own taxes? What are some factors they need to keep in mind? While cryptocurrency (crypto) investors were expected to meet the same reporting standards when it came to […]

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Quick Wins for Your Tax Return: Easy to Miss Tax Deductions

What are a few items people tend to miss when they do their taxes, whether filling out their tax form themselves or using a tax software?   Medical expenses (if they are significant). The IRS allows you to deduct unreimbursed expenses for preventative care, treatment, surgeries, and dental and vision care as qualifying medical expenses. […]

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The IRS Makes Eliminating Tax Debts Easier with New Offer in Compromise Rule

If you have significant tax debt, cleaning it up may be the ultimate holiday gift that you can give to yourself as a freelance business owner. Not only will it put you more in control of your finances, it will also free you from paying burdensome interest, penalties, and fines related to back taxes. One […]

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DIY Self-employed Taxes vs. Hiring a Tax Professional in 2022

Have you been hemming and hawing on whether or not to hire a professional to do your taxes? Has there been a large change in your life that has impacted your finances or maybe you just aren't sure what you are doing? Read through some commonly asked questions and changes and then make your decision. […]

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Moving & Taxes: Your Questions Answered

Are you thinking of moving or doing business in another state? Read through to get some quick answers to your tax questions. What tax implications should someone consider if they are moving from one state to another? What records would they need to show, if any? From a business perspective for self-employed individuals, if you […]

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Business Meals are Fully Tax Deductible this Year

If your freelance business reimburses contractors for meals consumed while traveling, you can now deduct the per diem portion of meal expenses at 100% according to new guidance from the IRS which covers tax years 2021 and 2022. If you are planning to take a client out for a holiday meal, remember that as part […]

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Reduce Your 2021 Freelance Taxes? Charitable Gift Deductions May Help

It’s a great feeling to be able to help others—and it’s even better if you get some added benefit, too. This is the kind of win-win situation that The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020 made possible by allowing tax payers to deduct up to $600 of charitable contribution regardless of whether […]

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The American Families Plan Act May Put Freelance Business Income Under the IRS Microscope

A fairer tax system for all is the intended objective of new tax reporting requirements for financial institutions, according to government agencies such as the IRS and the U.S. Department of the Treasury (USDT). In theory, implementing new compliance regulations will better track the income and tax reporting of wealthy Americans. According to the USDT, […]

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