These Summer Actions Might Benefit Taxpayers Who Itemize

The following article was published by the IRS. Summer is a season when people have fun, yet get things done. From buying a new house to cleaning their old one, taxpayers who itemize their deductions may be doing things this summer that will affect the tax returns they file next year. The higher standard deduction means fewer taxpayers [...]

Tax Tips for Taxpayers to Consider When Selling Their Home

The following article was published by the IRS. The IRS has some good news for taxpayers who are selling their home. When filing their taxes, they may qualify to exclude all or part of any gain from the sale from their income. Here are some things that homeowners should think about when selling a home: Ownership and use [...]

Have a Sunnier Tax Season with These Summertime IRS Tax Tips

The following article was published by the IRS. Buying a home? Working a summer job? Volunteering? Activities that are common in the summer often qualify for tax credits or deductions. And, while summertime and part-time workers may not earn enough to owe federal income tax, they should remember to file a return to get a refund for taxes [...]

Like-Kind Exchanges – Real Estate Tax Tips

The following article was published by the IRS. Like-kind exchanges — when you exchange real property used for business or held as an investment solely for other business or investment property that is the same type or “like-kind” — have long been permitted under the Internal Revenue Code. Generally, if you make a like-kind exchange, you [...]

A Summer Job in Sharing Economy May Affect Taxes

The following article was published by the IRS. A college student wanting to do something other than wait tables. A teacher needing to make a little extra money. A family wanting to rent out their home while they’re on vacation. These are just a few examples of taxpayers making money from the sharing economy who should [...]