Tax Bites

Anderson ZurMuehlen Tax Guide

Tax Bites Archive

Installment sales offer both pluses and minuses, November 18, 2014

Donating Appreciated Stock Can Offer Substantial Tax Benefits, November 4, 2014

Self-employed? Save more by setting up your own retirement plan, October 21, 2014

Maximizing Depreciation Deductions in an Uncertain Tax Environment, October 15, 2014

How to protect yourself from underpayment penalties, October 8, 2014

“Bunch” Miscellaneous Itemized Deductions to Reduce Your Tax Bill, September 30, 2014

Is a ROTH IRA conversion right for you this year? September 23, 2014

Give and Receive with a Charitable Remainder Trust, September 15, 2014

Vacation home owners: Adjusting rental vs. personal use might save taxes, September 3, 2014

Grandchildren in college this fall? Paying tuition could save gift and estate tax, September 3,2014

Two tax pitfalls of mutual funds, August 26, 2014

Why you need to know the value of your assets? August 19, 2014

Have you misclassified employees as independent contractors? August 18, 2014

Who’s subject to the 50% limit on meal and entertainment deductions?, August 14, 2014

If you’ve put your home on the market, you need to know the tax consequences of the sale, August 5, 2014

What to do with your old retirement plan when you change jobs, July 31, 2014

Three tax traps when donating real estate to charity, July 23, 2014

Employers: Have you amended your FSA plan?, July 10, 2014

Don’t lose tax benefits when combining business travel with vacation pleasure, July 8, 2014

Softening the blow of higher taxes on trust income, June 19, 2014

Do I have to report my foreign bank accounts, June 9, 2014

Making the most of your business’s net operating loss, May 13, 2014

Your 2013 tax return is filed. What tax records can you toss?, April 25, 2014

Outlet Malls: Do they  give you a good deal?, April 23, 2014

Can I claim my elderly parent as a dependent?, April 14, 2014

Don’t overlook tax breaks for children, April 11, 2014

It’s not too late to make a 2013 contribution to an IRA, April 4, 2014

Retirement plans for tax-exempt and government entities: plenty of choices, April 2, 2014

Understanding the basics of reverse mortgages, March 24, 2014

Get the most from 2013 depreciation rules, March 18, 2014

2013 higher education breaks may save your family taxes, March 12, 2104

Short-term ACA relief now available for midsize and large employers, February 21, 2014

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, there’s still time to get substantiation for 2013 donations, February 14, 2014

Home Office Deduction, February 7, 2014


File early to reduce your risk of tax return fraud, January 31, 2014

Are you meeting the ACA’s additional Medicare tax withholding requirements? January 22, 2014

Should you increase your retirement plan contributions in 2014? January 7, 2014