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How the IRS Final Rule on Entertainment and Meal Deductions May Impact Your Freelance Taxes

The major changes to entertainment and meal expense deductions brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) in 2017 may be a distant memory for many freelancers, but the IRS is still in the process of finalizing them, a move which may impact your tax obligations. The original guidance under the TCJA essentially […]

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How Tax Reform is Taking a Bite Out of Meal and Entertainment Expense Deductions

Now that we’ve officially rung in a new tax year, it’s time to address the key provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) that are likely to impact you as a freelancer on a day-to day basis. One area that is worthy of immediate consideration is that of meal expense tax deductions. As […]

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How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act May Impact Your Freelance Business

In case you missed it due to the holiday rush, the President recently signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), representing the broadest reform of tax laws in three decades. With the new laws now taking effect, you’ll notice both some individual and business tax “goodies” and some less appealing regulations. Suffice […]

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Use a “Marathon” Mindset to Lower Your Freelance Taxes

If you filed your taxes on time this year, you may be breathing a sigh of relief about not having to think about them again until next April. Before you wipe any traces of tax-induced sweat off your brow completely though, consider this: Sprinting to the IRS Tax Day finish line on an annual basis […]

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Work + Play = Vacation Season Tax Deductions

Summer. It’s the perfect time to get away from it all for a few days, or preferably, longer. Of course, when you’re running a freelance business, it’s almost impossible to get completely away unless you throw your iPhone out the car window on your way to your destination (not suggesting that you do this, of […]

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Eat, Drink, and Keep the Receipt: Holiday Travel and Entertainment Tax Deductions

The holiday season is here (in case you hadn't noticed!), which means time for awkward get-togethers with your in-laws and too much shopping on Amazon Prime. Actually, it means times for happy occasions involving food, drink, and, if you’re lucky, travel. For self-employed individuals, entertaining clients or traveling to their places of business can seem […]

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