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Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) Vs. Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI)
Sun, 08/1/10 | 20 Comments
Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) Vs. Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI)

Once a year, when tax time comes around, you get the terms gross income, adjusted gross income (AGI), and modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) shoved in your face… a lot. And since you’re only faced …

Are Losses on the Sale of a Home Tax Deductible?
Tue, 07/6/10 | 20 Comments
Are Losses on the Sale of a Home Tax Deductible?

I recently covered situations in which you’d have to pay real estate capital gains taxes, which prompted a few people to ask me about real estate capital losses.
The basic question is “If you have to …

Real Estate Capital Gains Taxes on the Sale of a Home
Wed, 06/23/10 | 3 Comments
Real Estate Capital Gains Taxes on the Sale of a Home

When you are about to sell your home, one of the first things that you should consider is if you will have to pay capital gains taxes on the sale. This is a topic that …

2010 Federal Tax Brackets: Plan Now Before It’s Too Late
Mon, 06/21/10 | 5 Comments
2010 Federal Tax Brackets: Plan Now Before It’s Too Late

Update: The 2013, 2014, and 2015 tax brackets have since been announced by the IRS.
2010 Federal Tax Brackets
Since the best tax planning usually comes throughout the year prior to the IRS tax deadline, right now …

How to Donate your Car to Charity in 7 Steps
Sun, 05/16/10 | 2 Comments
How to Donate your Car to Charity in 7 Steps

Donating A Car is Not as Easy as it Sounds
When donating your car to charity, there are two things that you want to ensure happens:

The charity gets the full benefit of your vehicle donation.
You get …

2010 IRS Federal Home Energy Tax Credit Guide
Tue, 03/23/10 | 40 Comments
2010 IRS Federal Home Energy Tax Credit Guide

Energy Tax Credit Update: The 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 energy tax credits have been reduced.
A few weeks ago, my wife and I woke up one morning and the temperature in the house seemed a …


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