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The Kiplinger Tax Letter
Blank has worked on the staff of The Kiplinger Tax Letter since 1981 and has edited the publication since 1999. He has a BSE in civil engineering from Princeton University, a JD from Widener University School of Law and an LLM in taxation from Georgetown University.
Over the years, taxpayers have concocted a lot of zany arguments to justify tax deductions. We’ve come up with what we think are the 15 most creative ones that the courts decided did not quite work. ...
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Okay, admit it: As you've struggled with your tax return, trying to come up with some extra deductions to pump up your refund or reduce what you owe, you've taken a few flights of fancy. "Can I claim a ...
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Wrath. Greed. Sloth. Pride. Lust. Envy. Gluttony. Who among us hasn’t fallen victim to temptation? After all, no one is perfect. Of course, there’s a moral penalty to pay. But when you exhibit ...
S firm owners face some decisions in light of new tax rates.
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Over the years, taxpayers have concocted a lot of zany arguments to justify tax deductions. We’ve come up with what we think are the 15 most creative ones that the courts decided did not quite work.
Nice try, folks.
Here’s what you can expect when Congress takes up several big tax issues in a lame-duck session next month.
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After months of delay, President Obama will soon get to sign legislation he's touted as a big help to small business.
But it’s no surprise if you missed the story buried in last week’s newspapers.
It’ll take a year or three of intensive debate, but a major tax overhaul is a good bet.
Plus steps to ease the credit crunch for smalls -- all in a bill moving rapidly through Congress.
It’s more than a long shot. But lawmakers will tackle some other thorny tax issues before the year is out.
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The “Tim Geithner Defense” is rejected by the tax court.
Here’s what employers need to know to take advantage of the new jobs bill.