Employee Benefit Trust – UK Finance Bill 2011

Employee Benefit Trusts have long been utilized by businesses in order to avoid having to pay taxes on bonuses. Additionally they have been a favourite vehicle for IT contractors, among others, to obtain remuneration in a tax efficient method by taking loans from the trust. Read More …

Free Online Federal Income Tax Refund, Return Calculator 2009, 2010

Want to know how you can calculate your Federal income tax return for free? Maybe you're wondering how much your tax refund will be, or you might want to know if you're going to owe money at tax time. If you would like to find Read More …

20 Things You Should Know About the New Tax Laws

1. 2017 Taxes: The new laws will be applied to 2018 taxes. 2. Property taxes: The max total that can be written off is $10,000 for the combination of property taxes + income & sales tax. 3. Mortgage Interest Write-Off: The deduction has been lowered, Read More …

What is the Best Online Tax Software?

What is the best online tax software? Filing your taxes online offers many advantages, including the convenience of filing anytime anywhere, quick refund and more accurate tax return. There are many online-tax-software out there and it can be confusing choosing the right one for you. Read More …

Taxes and Rent to Own – Lease Options

There are some interesting and lucrative advantages of using options as both an optionor and optionee of real estate. Generally speaking, option money is not taxable to the optionor until the option is exercised, expires or is abandoned. IRC Section 1234 (subject to "dealer" rules, Read More …

Using a Budget Calculator for Financial Planning

Determining your financial health can be quite difficult if you have no idea how much money you make or how much money you spend on a monthly basis. In fact many people have no idea what their current financial status is because they live pay Read More …

Create Budgeting Spreadsheets to Manage Your Money

If you have Microsoft Excel, you can create budgeting spreadsheets to help you manage your money. Instead of buying expensive software that will only be used for your budget, spreadsheets can be used for a variety of tasks. If you do not have Excel, you Read More …

Key Budgeting Tools For A Successful Journey

Recording Budget Information You will need a few tools to work on your budget. First, decide if you will budget electronically or manually. Some people do not like working with computers; that is fine, use what is comfortable, but stay with it. Many existing budgeting Read More …

The Top 3 Budgeting Software for Small Business

There are quite a few software programs available for the small business owner. Some of the expensive software programs of the past were very large and intended for large business concerns. The small business owner was often overwhelmed by the complexity of them and by Read More …

Creating Budgeting Worksheets that Work

Setting up a budgeting worksheet is not a hard chore. In fact, if you like using spreadsheets it can actually become quite enjoyable. The beauty of a budgeting worksheet is that you can see all your numbers at a quick glance in an easy to Read More …