kccompany.com RSS Feed https://kccompany.com/ Take a look at our recent blog posts and client newsletter articles. en-us Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Use These Strategies To Pass on Wealth to Heirs https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#4 Low interest rates and a volatile stock market create additional opportunities for wealthy individuals to transfer money to heirs tax-free. Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#4 Small Business: Tips for Ensuring Financial Success https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#2 Learn how cost accounting helps you make smarter business decisions and lead you to financial success. Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#2 Marginal vs. Effective Tax Rates https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#1 Understanding marginal and effective tax rates is important for tax planning purposes, but many taxpayers don't fully understand the difference. Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#1 If You Receive an IRS Letter or Notice https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#5 The IRS sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. Many of these letters and notices can be dealt with without calling or visiting an IRS office. Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#5 Defer Capital Gains Using Like-Kind Exchanges https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#3 If real estate's your game, did you know that it's possible to defer capital gains by taking advantage of a Section 1031 exchange that allows you to swap investment property on a tax-deferred basis? Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#3 What Is a Designated Roth Account? https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#2 If you are a high-income earner who participates in a 401(k), 403(b), or governmental 457(b) retirement plan that has a designated Roth account, making contributions to that account could be a smart move. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#2 Verifying Your Identity When Calling the IRS https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#4 If you need to contact the IRS, you will be asked to verify your identity. Here's what you need to know before you call. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#4 Tax Rules for Divorce and Alimony Payments https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#5 Tax rules regarding divorce and separation can and do change - as they recently did under tax reform - and the last thing on anyone's mind during a divorce or separation is its effect on their tax situation. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#5 Tax Relief for Those Affected by Natural Disasters https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#1 Tax relief may be available if you've been affected by a natural disaster this year, but only if you meet certain conditions. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#1 Six Things To Know Before You Start a Business https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#3 Starting your own business is an exciting prospect, but there is more to it than simply writing a business plan. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/newsletter.php#3 Tax Day for Individuals Extended to May 17, 2021 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=76 Thu, 25 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=76 Get ready for taxes: what to do now before the tax year ends https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=73 As tax filing season approaches, taxpayers should remember there are things they can do before the end of the year. Doing these will help people get ready for the upcoming tax filing season. Sat, 28 Dec 2019 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=73 Starting a Business This Summer? Here's Five Tax Tips https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=72 If summer plans include starting a business, be sure to visit IRS.gov. The IRS website has answers to questions on payroll and income taxes, credits and deductions plus more.New business owners may find the following five IRS tax tips helpful: Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=72 What to Expect at Tax Time if You Rent Out Your Vacation Home https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=71 Renting out a vacation property to others can be profitable. If you do this, you must normally report the rental income on your tax return. You may not have to report the rent, however, if the rental period is short and you also use the property as your home. Here are some tips that you should know: Mon, 15 Aug 2016 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=71 IRS Offers Tips on Charity Travel https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=70 Do you plan to donate your time to charity this summer? If you travel for it, you may be able to lower your taxes. Here are some tax tips that you should know about deducting charity-related travel expenses: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=70 Five Things You Should Know about the Child Tax Credit https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=69 The child tax credit is an important tax credit that may save you up to $1,000 for each eligible qualifying child. Sun, 28 Feb 2016 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=69 IRS Tips about Vacation Home Rentals https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=68 If you rent a home to others, you usually must report the rental income on your tax return. However, you may not have to report the rent you get if the rental period is short and you also use the property as your home. In most cases, you can deduct your rental expenses. When you also use the rental as your home, your deduction may be limited. Here are some basic tax tips that you should know if you rent out a vacation home. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=68 Scam Phone Calls Continue; IRS Identifies Five Easy Ways to Spot Suspicious Calls https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=67 â?? The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert today providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. Mon, 18 May 2015 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=67 Premium Tax Credit Brings Changes to Your 2014 Income Tax Returns https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=66 When filing your 2014 federal income tax return, you will see some changes related to the Affordable Care Act. Millions of people who purchased their coverage through a health insurance Marketplace are eligible for premium assistance through the new premium tax credit, which individuals chose to either have paid upfront to their insurers to lower their monthly premiums, or receive when they file their taxes. When you bought your insurance, if you chose to have advance payments of the premium tax credit, the Marketplace estimated the amount based on information you provided about your expected household income and family size for the year Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=66 Top Four Year-End IRA Reminders https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=65 Individual Retirement Accounts are an important way to save for retirement. If you have an IRA or may open one soon, there are some key year-end rules that you should know. Here are the top four reminders on IRAs from the IRS: Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=65 Five Easy Ways to Spot a Scam Phone Call https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=64 The IRS continues to warn the public to be alert for telephone scams and offers five tell-tale warning signs to tip you off if you get such a call. These callers claim to be with the IRS. The scammers often demand money to pay taxes. Some may try to con you by saying that youâ??re due a refund. The refund is a fake lure so youâ??ll give them your banking or other private financial information. Sun, 07 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=64 Deducting Moving Expenses https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=63 If you move because of your job, you may be able to deduct the cost of the move on your tax return. You may be able to deduct your costs if you move to start a new job or to work at the same job in a new location. The IRS offers the following tips about moving expenses and your tax return. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=63 Five Basic Tax Tips for New Businesses https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=62 If you start a business, one key to success is to know about your federal tax obligations. You may need to know not only about income taxes but also about payroll taxes. Here are five basic tax tips that can help get your business off to a good start. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=62 Four Things to Know about Net Investment Income Tax https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=61 Starting in 2013, some taxpayers may be subject to the Net Investment Income Tax. You may owe this tax if you have income from investments and your income for the year is more than certain limits. Here are four things from the IRS that you should know about this tax: Fri, 04 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=61 Are Your Social Security Benefits Taxable? https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=60 Some people must pay taxes on part of their Social Security benefits. Others find that their benefits are not taxable. If you get Social Security, the IRS can help you determine if some of your benefits are taxable. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=60 What You Should Know about AMT https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=59 Have you ever wondered if the Alternative Minimum Tax applies to you? You may have to pay this tax if your income is above a certain amount. The AMT attempts to ensure that some individuals who claim certain tax benefits pay a minimum amount of tax. Here are some things from the IRS that you should know about AMT: Mon, 10 Feb 2014 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=59 IRS Warns of Pervasive Telephone Scam https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=58 The Internal Revenue Service today warned consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=58 Ten Tax Tips for Individuals Selling Their Home https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=57 Here are 10 tips from the IRS to keep in mind when selling your If you're selling your main home this summer or sometime this year, the IRS has some helpful tips for you. Even if you make a profit from the sale of your home, you may not have to report it as income. Here are 10 tips from the IRS to keep in mind when selling your home. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=57 Helpful Tax Tips if You're Moving this Summer https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=56 If you make a work-related move this summer, you may be able to deduct the costs of the move. This may apply if you move to start a new job or to work at the same job in a new job location. The IRS offers the following tips on moving expenses you may be able to deduct on your tax return. Wed, 07 Aug 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=56 Simplified Option for Home Office Deduction https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=55 Do you work from home? If so, you may be familiar with the home office deduction, available for taxpayers who use their home for business. Beginning this year, there is a new, simpler option to figure the business use of your home Mon, 29 Jul 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=55 Renting Your Vacation Home https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=54 A vacation home can be a house, apartment, condominium, mobile home or boat. If you own a vacation home that you rent to others, you generally must report the rental income on your federal income tax return. But you may not have to report that income if the rental period is short. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=54 Job Search Expenses May Lower Your Taxes https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=53 Summer is often a time when people make major life decisions. Common events include buying a home, getting married or changing jobs. If youâ??re looking for a new job in your same line of work, you may be able to claim a tax deduction for some of your job hunting expenses. Mon, 08 Jul 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=53 Tax Tips if You're Starting a Business https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=52 If you plan to start a new business, or youÃ?¢??ve just opened your doors, it is important for you to know your federal tax responsibilities. Here are five basic tips from the IRS that can help you get started. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=52 Tax Tips for Newlyweds https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=51 Late spring and early summer are popular times for weddings. Whatever the season, a change in your marital status can affect your taxes. Here are several tips from the IRS for newlyweds. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=51 Eight Facts on Late Filing and Late Payment Penalties https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=50 April 15 is the annual deadline for most people to file their federal income tax return and pay any taxes they owe. By law, the IRS may assess penalties to taxpayers for both failing to file a tax return and for failing to pay taxes they owe by the deadline. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=50 Top Ten Tips on Making IRA Contributions https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=49 Top Ten Tips on Making IRA Contributions The IRS has 10 important tips for you about setting aside money for your retirement in an Individual Retirement Arrangement. Mon, 08 Apr 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=49 Top Six Tax Tips for the Self-Employed https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=48 When you are self-employed, it typically means you work for yourself, as an independent contractor, or own your own business. Here are six key points the IRS would like you to know about self-employment and self-employment taxes: Tue, 02 Apr 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=48 Two Education Credits Help Pay Higher Education Costs https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=47 The American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit may help you pay for the costs of higher education. If you pay tuition and fees for yourself, your spouse or your dependent you may qualify for these credits. Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=47 Itemizing vs. Standard Deduction: Six Facts to Help You Choose https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=46 When you file a tax return, you usually have a choice to make: whether to itemize deductions or take the standard deduction. You should compare both methods and use the one that gives you the greater tax benefit. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=46 Important Facts about Mortgage Debt Forgiveness https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=45 If your lender cancelled or forgave your mortgage debt, you generally have to pay tax on that amount. But there are exceptions to this rule for some homeowners who had mortgage debt forgiven in 2012. Here are 10 key facts from the IRS about mortgage debt forgiveness: Tue, 12 Mar 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=45 Ten Facts about Capital Gains and Losses https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=44 The term "capital asset" for tax purposes applies to almost everything you own and use for personal or investment purposes. A capital gain or loss occurs when you sell a capital asset. Thu, 07 Mar 2013 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=44 Seven Important Tax Facts about Medical and Dental Expenses https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=43 If you paid for medical or dental expenses in 2012, you may be able to get a tax deduction for costs not covered by insurance. The IRS wants you to know these seven facts about claiming the medical and dental expense deduction. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=43 Social Security Benefits and Your Taxes https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=42 Some people must pay taxes on their Social Security benefits. If you get Social Security, you should receive a Form SSA-1099, Social Security Benefit Statement, by early February. The form shows the amount of benefits you received in 2012. Fri, 01 Mar 2013 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=42 Save Money with the Child Tax Credit https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=41 If you have a child under age 17, the Child Tax Credit may save you money at tax-time. Here are some facts the IRS wants you to know about the credit. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=41 Parents and Students: Check Out College Tax Benefits for 2012 and Years Ahead https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=40 The Internal Revenue Service today reminded parents and students that now is a good time to see if they qualify for either of two college education tax credits or any of several other education-related tax benefits. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=40 Five Facts to Know about AMT https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=39 The Alternative Minimum Tax may apply to you if your income is above a certain amount. Here are five facts the IRS wants you to know about the AMT Wed, 20 Feb 2013 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=39 Eight Tax Benefits for Parents https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=38 Your children may help you qualify for valuable tax benefits, such as certain credits and deductions. If you are a parent, here are eight benefits you shouldn't miss when filing taxes this year. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=38 Six Important Facts about Dependents and Exemptions https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=37 While each individual tax return is unique, there are some tax rules that affect every person who files a federal income tax return. These rules involve dependents and exemptions. The IRS has six important facts about dependents and exemptions that will help you file your 2012 tax return. Thu, 07 Feb 2013 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=37 IRS Offers Tips to Help Taxpayers with the January 30 Tax Season Opening https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=36 The IRS will begin processing most individual income tax returns on Jan. 30 after updating forms and completing programming and testing of its processing systems. The IRS anticipated many of the tax law changes made by Congress under the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA), but the final law requires some changes before the IRS can begin accepting tax returns. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=36 IRS Offers Tax Tips for "The Season of Giving" https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=35 December is traditionally a month for giving generously to charities, friends and family. But itâ??s also a time that can have a major impact on the tax return youâ??ll file in the New Year. Here are some â??Season of Givingâ? tips from the IRS covering everything from charity donations to refund planning: Thu, 06 Dec 2012 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=35 Back-to-School Tips for Students and Parents Paying College Expenses https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=34 Whether you’re a recent high school graduate going to college for the first time or a returning student, it will soon be time to head to campus, and payment deadlines for tuition and other fees are not far behind. The IRS offers some tips about education tax benefits that can help offset some college costs for students and parents. Typically, these benefits apply to you, your spouse or a dependent for whom you claim an exemption on your tax return. Fri, 31 Aug 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=34 Six Tips for Charitable Taxpayers https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=33 Contributing money and property are ways that you can support a charitable cause, but in order for your donation to be tax-deductible, certain conditions must be met. Read on for six things the IRS wants taxpayers to know about deductibility of donations. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=33 Moving This Summer? Here are 10 Helpful Tax Tips https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=32 Schoolâ??s out for the summer, and summer is a popular time for people to move - especially families with children. If you are moving to start a new job or even the same job at a new job location, the IRS offers 10 tax tips on expenses you may be able to deduct on your tax return. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=32 Ten Tax Tips for Individuals Selling Their Home https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=31 The Internal Revenue Service has some important information for those who have sold or are about to sell their home. If you have a gain from the sale of your main home, you may be able to exclude all or part of that gain from your income. Tue, 07 Aug 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=31 Special Tax Benefits for Armed Forces Personnel https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=30 Military personnel and their families face unique life challenges with their duties, expenses and transitions. The IRS wants active members of the U.S. Armed Forces to be aware of all the special tax benefits that are available to them. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=30 A Lesson from the IRS for Students Starting a Summer Job https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=29 Schoolâ??s out, but the IRS has another lesson for students who will be starting summer jobs. Summer jobs represent an opportunity for students to learn about the tax system. Not all of the money they earn will be included in their paychecks because their employer must withhold taxes. Here are six things the IRS wants students to be aware of when they start a summer job. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=29 Keep the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit in Mind for Summer Planning https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=28 During the summer many parents may be planning the time between school years for their children while they work or look for work. The IRS wants to remind taxpayers that are considering their summer agenda to keep in mind a tax credit that can help them offset some day camp expenses. Fri, 06 Jul 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=28 Six Tips for People Who Pay Estimated Taxes https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=27 You may need to pay estimated taxes to the IRS during the year if you have income that is not subject to withholding. This depends on what you do for a living and the types of income you receive. Wed, 04 Apr 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=27 Employee Business Expenses https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=26 CSome employees may be able to deduct certain work-related expenses. The following facts from the IRS can help you determine which expenses are deductible as an employee business expense. You must be itemizing deductions on IRS Schedule A to qualify. Tue, 20 Mar 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=26 Tax Rules May Affect Your Child's Investment Income https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=25 Parents may not realize that there are tax rules that may affect their child's investment income. The IRS offers the following four facts to help parents determine whether their childâ??s investment income will be taxed at the parentsâ?? rate or the child's rate. Fri, 16 Mar 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=25 Standard Deduction vs. Itemizing: Seven Facts to Help You Choose https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=24 Each year, millions of taxpayers choose whether to take the standard deduction or to itemize their deductions. The following seven facts from the IRS can help you choose the method that gives you the lowest tax. Mon, 05 Mar 2012 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=24 Four Tax Credits that Can Boost your Refund https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=23 A tax credit is a dollar-for-dollar reduction of taxes owed. Some tax credits are refundable meaning if you are eligible and claim one, you can get the rest of it in the form of a tax refund even after your tax liability has been reduced to zero. Here are four refundable tax credits you should consider to increase your refund on your 2011 federal income tax return: Fri, 02 Mar 2012 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=23 Ten Things to Know About Capital Gains and Losses https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=22 Did you know that almost everything you own and use for personal or investment purposes is a capital asset? Capital assets include a home, household furnishings and stocks and bonds held in a personal account. When you sell a capital asset, the difference between the amount you paid for the asset and its sales price is a capital gain or capital loss. Wed, 22 Feb 2012 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=22 Early Distribution from Retirement Plans May Have a Tax Impact https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=21 Taxpayers may sometimes find themselves in situations when they need to withdraw money from their retirement plan early. What they may not realize is that that transaction may mean a tax impact when they file their return. Here are 10 facts from the IRS about the tax implications of an early distribution from your retirement plan. Wed, 22 Feb 2012 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=21 Eight Things to Know about Medical and Dental Expenses and Your Taxes https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=20 If you, your spouse or dependents had significant medical or dental costs in 2011, you may be able to deduct those expenses when you file your tax return. Here are eight things the IRS wants you to know about medical and dental expenses and other benefits. Tue, 14 Feb 2012 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=20 Tax Law Changes for 2011 Federal Tax Returns https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=19 Before you file your 2011 federal income tax return in 2012, you should be aware of a few important tax changes that took effect in 2011. Check www.IRS.gov before you file for updates on any new legislation that may affect your tax return. Thu, 09 Feb 2012 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=19 Seven Tips to Help You Determine if Your Social Security Benefits are Taxable https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=18 Many people may not realize the Social Security benefits they received in 2011 may be taxable. All Social Security recipients should receive a Form SSA-1099 from the Social Security Administration which shows the total amount of their benefits. You can use this information to help you determine if your benefits are taxable. Here are seven tips from the IRS to help you Wed, 08 Feb 2012 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=18 Tax Tips for the Self-employed https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=17 Here are six key points the IRS would like you to know about self-employment and self- employment taxes. Wed, 25 Jan 2012 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.kccompany.com/blog.php?id=17