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10 Simple (and Fun) Ways to Cut Taxes This Summer

Posted on Mon, May 08, 2017

It's already starting to feel like summer in many parts of the country. But the forecast for Washington remains unclear as officials continue to discuss various tax-related issues.

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Tags: Deductions, Tax Breaks, Meals & Entertainment

Strictly Speaking: Travel and Entertainment Recordkeeping

Posted on Wed, Mar 02, 2016

If you're reporting travel and entertainment (T&E) expenses on your tax return and you're audited, there's a good chance an agent will take a hard look at those items.

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Tags: Business Travel, Travel Expenses, Entertainment, Meals & Entertainment

Hosting a Holiday Party That Even the Grinch Would Enjoy

Posted on Mon, Dec 08, 2014

Have you ever wondered why Ebenezer Scrooge didn't throw holiday parties for his employees? Not only can they be expensive, but a year-end bash can also lead to liability claims and human resource complaints. Despite these downsides, 88 percent of companies are planning some sort of party for employees to celebrate the 2014 holiday season, according to one executive search firm. Here are some ways to maximize the pros -- and minimize the cons -- of your holiday festivities.

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Tags: EHTC Article, Deductions, Holiday Party, Articles, Taxes, Meals & Entertainment