You'll get a bigger deducation if the charity uses your car rather than sells it. Either way, be sure to follow the rules and save the paperwork.
No, you can't make a whole year's payments and save more. Be careful that accelerated payments don't throw you into an Alternative Minimum Tax situation.
Doing business when you travel can grant you a tax break on your journey, but make sure to document everything.
Congress may be ready to talk tax reform, but are Americans ready to talk about ending tax breaks that save them money?
The average rate for top earners has plummeted from 26% to 17% since 1992, while the average rate for all has fallen from 9.9% to 9.3%. Congress is talking about cutting tax breaks, but which ones?
Don't try to write off your wedding as a charitable contribution, and those porn magazines probably are not business expenses.
Big companies use all the legal tools at their disposal to cut the amount they pay the government.
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