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Housekeeping, Maid

The Mary Poppins Tax

When you employ someone to work in your home you are required to pay Social Security and Medicare taxes on their wages.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/28/2014

MBTA Trash Cans

What Papers Can You Toss Out?

You’ve done the paper shuffle, now what papers can be placed in the circular file?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/19/2014

Papers, Schedule, Credit, Bill

Advice For Successfully Getting A Small Business Loan

Even during challenging times, a small business with a sound strategy can obtain a loan.

03/17/2014

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Buyer’s Guide: What To Look For In A New Digital Camera

When it comes to cameras, there is a wide array from which to choose. Consider these factors before making your next camera purchase.

03/17/2014

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A Simplified Tax Option For Home Offices

This tax season holds good news for millions of self-employed people who work from home: Home office deductions, which used to require a litany of calculations and the completion of a 43-line form, have at last been simplified.

03/13/2014

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The “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams Of 2014

The IRS has a warning for Americans — watch out for tax scams. Every year the agency releases a “Dirty Dozen” list of the worst tax scams out there. This year, identity theft and phone scams top the list.

03/12/2014

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Disappearing Deductions Cost Taxpayers

Changes to tax laws last year reinstated some income-based phase outs of some widely used personal exemptions and itemized deductions, leaving many taxpayers with higher tax bills.

03/12/2014

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Tax Advice: Common Small Business Tax Filing Mistakes

Small businesses can innocently make tax mistakes that wind up racking up steep penalties. Consider these common mistakes before filing your taxes.

03/10/2014

401K, Retirement Plans

Five Tips For Getting The Most From Your 401(k) Plan

Whether you’re 25 or 55, you know you’ll want to retire one day – and to retire in comfort you must save. These five simple steps can help you make a big difference in your efforts to reach retirement with lots of money in your retirement account.

03/03/2014

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Newlywed? Whether To File Separately Or Jointly

Newlyweds are often confused about the best type of filing for their particular situation as well as the legalities involved. If you want to enjoy the lowest tax rate possible, you’ll need to do your homework, starting with these considerations.

03/03/2014

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