Rental Property Depreciation

I realize this totally makes me a nerd, but I think I have a favorite tax break - Depreciation of rental property.  Most tax breaks, like charitable contributions or mortgage interest require you to s...

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What is the Stealth Tax?

If there is anything I like less than taxes, it is stealth taxes.  One such stealth tax was first instituted in 1990 under the direction of Congressman Donald Pease of Ohio.  Remember this was during...

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safe harbor rule

Tax Software Makes It Easy

I use tax software to do my taxes each year because it makes it faster, easier, and more accurate than filling out the forms on my own.  I prefer the Turbotax Basic Edition, but it isn't necessarily a...

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