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DGN Named One of Nation's Top 400 Accounting Firms in 2022
Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth (DGN), northern Michigan’s largest locally owned, full-service public accounting firm, was named a “Top 400” firm in the United States by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA).
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October 04, 2022
Investing in the future with a 529 education plan.
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October 03, 2022
DGN expands Petoskey staff
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September 27, 2022
Year-end tax planning ideas for individuals.
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September 20, 2022
2022 Q4 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers.
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September 13, 2022
Seller-paid points: Can homeowners deduct them?
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September 06, 2022
Is your income high enough to owe two extra taxes?
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August 30, 2022
The Inflation Reduction Act: what’s in it for you?
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August 25, 2022
DGN Named One of Nation's Top 400 Accounting Firms in 2022
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August 23, 2022
Self-employed? Build a nest egg with a solo 401(k) plan.
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August 16, 2022
An “innocent spouse” may be able to escape tax liability.
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August 09, 2022
Estimated tax payments: Who owes them and when is the next one due?
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August 09, 2022
Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth Announces Promotions
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August 02, 2022
Is your withholding adequate? Here’s how to check.
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July 26, 2022
Three tax breaks for small businesses.
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July 19, 2022
The kiddie tax: Does it affect your family?
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July 12, 2022
Interested in an EV? How to qualify for a powerful tax credit.
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July 05, 2022
How disability income benefits are taxed.
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June 28, 2022
2022 Q3 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers.
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June 21, 2022
Five tax implications of divorce.
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June 14, 2022
Your estate plan: Don’t forget about income tax planning.
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June 07, 2022
Social Security benefits: Do you have to pay tax on them?
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May 31, 2022
Is it a good time for a Roth conversion?
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May 24, 2022
The ins and outs of Series EE savings bond taxation.
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May 17, 2022
IRA charitable donations: An alternative to taxable required distributions.
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May 10, 2022
Caring for an elderly relative? You may be eligible for tax breaks.
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May 03, 2022
Valuable gifts to charity may require an appraisal.
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April 26, 2022
The tax mechanics involved in the sale of trade or business property.
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April 19, 2022
Thinking about converting your home into a rental property?
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April 12, 2022
Once you file your tax return, consider these 3 issues.
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April 05, 2022
Selling mutual fund shares: What are the tax implications?
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March 22, 2022
The tax rules of renting out a vacation property.
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March 15, 2022
When inheriting money, be aware of “income in respect of a decedent” issues.
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March 08, 2022
Lost your job? Here are the tax aspects of an employee termination.
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March 03, 2022
Michigan Flow-Through Entity Tax: The State and Local Tax Workaround
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March 01, 2022
The election to apply the research tax credit against payroll taxes.
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February 22, 2022
Are you ready for the 2021 gift tax return deadline?
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February 15, 2022
Married couples filing separate tax returns: Why would they do it?
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February 08, 2022
Did you give to charity in 2021? Make sure you have substantiation.
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February 01, 2022
Keeping meticulous records is the key to tax deductions and painless IRS audits.
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January 28, 2022
Partner Announcement!
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January 25, 2022
Smooth sailing: Tips to speed processing and avoid hassles this tax season.
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January 24, 2022
DGN Named One of Nation's Top 400 Accounting Firms in 2021
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January 18, 2022
Help safeguard your personal information by filing your 2021 tax return early.
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January 11, 2022
How will revised tax limits affect your 2022 taxes?
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January 04, 2022
Defer tax with a like-kind exchange.
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December 28, 2021
Gig workers should understand their tax obligations.
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December 21, 2021
There’s a deduction for student loan interest … but do you qualify for it?
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December 14, 2021
Providing a company car? Here’s how taxes are handled.
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December 07, 2021
How are court awards and out-of-court settlements taxed?
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November 30, 2021
With year-end approaching, 3 ideas that may help cut your tax bill.
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November 23, 2021
New digital asset reporting requirements will be imposed in coming years.
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November 16, 2021
Businesses can show appreciation — and gain tax breaks — with holiday gifts and parties.
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November 09, 2021
Feeling generous at year end? Strategies for donating to charity or gifting to loved ones.
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November 02, 2021
Factor in taxes if you’re relocating to another state in retirement.
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October 26, 2021
Thinking about participating in your employer’s 401(k) plan? Here’s how it works.
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October 19, 2021
Get your piece of the depreciation pie now with a cost segregation study.
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October 05, 2021
Navigating the tax landscape when donating works of art to charity.
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September 28, 2021
The Tax Score of Winning.
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September 21, 2021
Tax depreciation rules for business automobiles.
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September 14, 2021
Selling a home: Will you owe tax on the profit?
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September 07, 2021
Planning for year-end gifts with the gift tax annual exclusion.
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August 31, 2021
You can only claim a casualty loss tax deduction in certain situations.
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August 24, 2021
Getting a divorce? Be aware of tax implications if you own a business.
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August 17, 2021
ABLE accounts may help disabled or blind family members.
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August 10, 2021
Scholarships are usually tax free but they may result in taxable income.
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August 03, 2021
5 possible tax aspects of a parent moving into a nursing home.
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July 27, 2021
The deductibility of corporate expenses covered by officers or shareholders.
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July 20, 2021
There’s currently a “stepped-up basis” if you inherit property — but will it last?
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July 13, 2021
Can taxpayers who manage their own investment portfolios deduct related expenses? It depends.
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July 06, 2021
IRS audits may be increasing, so be prepared.
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June 29, 2021
Eligible businesses: Claim the Employee Retention Tax Credit.
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June 22, 2021
Seniors may be able to write off Medicare premiums on their tax returns.
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June 15, 2021
Tax-favored ways to build up a college fund.
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June 08, 2021
Retiring soon? 4 tax issues you may face.
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June 01, 2021
Hiring your minor children this summer? Reap tax and nontax benefits.
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May 25, 2021
Many parents will receive advance tax credit payments beginning July 15.
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May 18, 2021
Still have questions after you file your tax return?
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May 11, 2021
Working in the gig economy results in tax obligations.
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May 04, 2021
Providing education assistance to employees? Follow these rules.
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April 27, 2021
Why it’s important to meet the tax return filing and payment deadlines.
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April 20, 2021
Unemployed last year? Buying health insurance this year? You may benefit from favorable new changes.
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April 14, 2021
Join the Dynamic Team at DGN: Live, Work & Play in Scenic Northern Michigan
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April 13, 2021
Home sales: How to determine your “basis”.
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April 06, 2021
Who qualifies for “head of household” tax filing status?
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March 30, 2021
Need a new business vehicle? Consider a heavy SUV.
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March 23, 2021
New law tax break may make child care less expensive.
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March 09, 2021
New law: Parents and other eligible Americans to receive direct payments
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March 09, 2021
Estimated tax payments: The deadline for the first 2021 installment is coming up
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February 23, 2021
If you run a business from home, you could qualify for home office deductions
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February 16, 2021
Did you make donations in 2020? There’s still time to get substantiation
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February 09, 2021
2021 individual taxes: Answers to your questions about limits
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February 02, 2021
The power of the tax credit for buying an electric vehicle
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January 26, 2021
The new Form 1099-NEC and the revised 1099-MISC are due to recipients soon
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January 19, 2021
One reason to file your 2020 tax return early
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January 12, 2021
Educate yourself about the revised tax benefits for higher education
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January 05, 2021
The COVID-19 relief law: What’s in it for you?
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December 29, 2020
The right entity choice: Should you convert from a C to an S corporation?
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December 22, 2020
The next estimated tax deadline is January 15 if you have to make a payment
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December 19, 2020
COVID-19 RESOURCE CENTER
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December 10, 2020
DGN Named One of America’s Best Tax Firms 2021 by Forbes Magazine
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December 08, 2020
Maximize your 401(k) plan to save for retirement
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December 01, 2020
Small businesses: Cash in on depreciation tax savers
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November 24, 2020
Employees: Don’t forget about your FSA funds
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November 17, 2020
Taking distributions from a traditional IRA
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November 10, 2020
How Series EE savings bonds are taxed
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February 25, 2020
Do you run your business from home? You might be eligible for home office deductions
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February 18, 2020
Reasons why married couples might want to file separate tax returns
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February 11, 2020
The tax aspects of selling mutual fund shares
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February 04, 2020
There still might be time to cut your tax bill with IRAs
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January 28, 2020
Numerous tax limits affecting businesses have increased for 2020
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January 21, 2020
Can you deduct charitable gifts on your tax return?
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January 14, 2020
Help protect your personal information by filing your 2019 tax return early
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January 07, 2020
4 new law changes that may affect your retirement plan
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January 06, 2020
DGN announces eight staff promotions
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December 31, 2019
New law provides a variety of tax breaks to businesses and employers
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December 24, 2019
Congress gives a holiday gift in the form of favorable tax provisions
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December 17, 2019
Do you have a side gig? Make sure you understand your tax obligations
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December 17, 2019
DGN Named One of America’s Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firms by Forbes Magazine
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December 16, 2019
DGN announces five new team members + achievements on CVA exam
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December 10, 2019
Adopting a child? Bring home tax savings with your bundle of joy
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December 03, 2019
Holiday parties and gifts can help show your appreciation and provide tax breaks
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November 26, 2019
Medical expenses: What it takes to qualify for a tax deduction
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November 19, 2019
What is your taxpayer filing status?
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November 12, 2019
Using your 401(k) plan to save this year and next
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November 05, 2019
Small businesses: Stay clear of a severe payroll tax penalty
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November 04, 2019
DGN Completes Purchase of Petoskey-Based Hill, Schroderus & Co., LLP
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October 29, 2019
IRA charitable donations are an alternative to taxable required distributions
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October 22, 2019
Selling securities by year end? Avoid the wash sale rule
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October 15, 2019
Use a Coverdell ESA to help pay college, elementary and secondary school costs
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October 08, 2019
Understanding and controlling the unemployment tax costs of your business
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October 01, 2019
Take advantage of the gift tax exclusion rules
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September 24, 2019
When is tax due on Series EE savings bonds?
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September 24, 2019
DGN Named One of Nation's Best Accounting Firms
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September 23, 2019
DGN announces four new team members + achievements on CVA exam
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September 17, 2019
Uncle Sam may provide relief from college costs on your tax return
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September 10, 2019
2019 Q4 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers
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September 03, 2019
The next estimated tax deadline is September 16: Do you have to make a payment?
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August 27, 2019
Expenses that teachers can and can’t deduct on their tax returns
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August 20, 2019
Taking distributions from your traditional IRA
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August 13, 2019
What to do if your business receives a “no-match” letter
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August 06, 2019
The tax implications of being a winner
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July 30, 2019
The “kiddie tax” hurts families more than ever
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July 23, 2019
The “nanny tax” must be paid for more than just nannies
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July 16, 2019
It’s a good time to buy business equipment and other depreciable property
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July 09, 2019
Volunteering for charity: Do you get a tax break?
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July 02, 2019
You may have to pay tax on Social Security benefits
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June 25, 2019
If your kids are off to day camp, you may be eligible for a tax break
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June 18, 2019
2019 Q3 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers
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June 11, 2019
Donating your vehicle to charity may not be a taxwise decision
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June 04, 2019
Thinking about moving to another state in retirement? Don’t forget about taxes
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May 28, 2019
The chances of IRS audit are down but you should still be prepared
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May 21, 2019
Hire your children this summer: Everyone wins
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May 14, 2019
Selling your home? Consider these tax implications
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May 07, 2019
Check on your refund — and find out why the IRS might not send it
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April 30, 2019
Plug in tax savings for electric vehicles
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April 23, 2019
How entrepreneurs must treat expenses on their tax returns
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April 16, 2019
Three questions you may have after you file your return
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April 09, 2019
Make a deductible IRA contribution for 2018. It’s not too late!
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April 07, 2019
Seniors: Medicare premiums could lower your tax bill
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March 26, 2019
Still working after age 70½? You may not have to begin 401(k) withdrawals
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March 19, 2019
Stretch your college student’s spending money with the dependent tax credit
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March 12, 2019
The 2018 gift tax return deadline is almost here
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March 11, 2019
DGN adds new staff members
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March 05, 2019
Vehicle-expense deduction ins and outs for individual taxpayers
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February 26, 2019
Beware the Ides of March — if you own a pass-through entity
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February 20, 2019
Some of your deductions may be smaller (or nonexistent) when you file your 2018 tax return
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February 12, 2019
3 big TCJA changes affecting 2018 individual tax returns and beyond
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February 12, 2019
199A Deductions
Tax Reform and the Qualified Business Income Deduction
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February 07, 2019
DGN promotes seven staff members
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February 05, 2019
Why you shouldn’t wait to file your 2018 income tax return
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January 29, 2019
Depreciation-related breaks on business real estate: What you need to know when you file your 2018 return
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January 22, 2019
There’s still time to get substantiation for 2018 donations
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January 15, 2019
What will your marginal income tax rate be?
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January 08, 2019
2 major tax law changes for individuals in 2019
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January 02, 2019
A refresher on major tax law changes for small-business owners
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December 26, 2018
You may be able to save more for retirement in 2019
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December 18, 2018
Act soon to save 2018 taxes on your investments
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December 11, 2018
Year-end tax and financial to-do list for individuals
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December 04, 2018
2019 Q1 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers
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November 27, 2018
Does prepaying property taxes make sense anymore?
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November 20, 2018
Catch-up retirement plan contributions can be particularly advantageous post-TCJA
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November 13, 2018
Mutual Funds Year End Planning
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November 08, 2018
DGN Named One of Nation's Top 400 Accounting Firms
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November 06, 2018
Buy business assets before year end to reduce your 2018 tax liability
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October 30, 2018
Donate appreciated stock for twice the tax benefits
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October 23, 2018
Small Business Fraud
Combating Small Business Fraud
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October 23, 2018
Proactive Planning
Make Proactive Planning a Priority
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October 23, 2018
Paying Payroll Taxes
Payroll Taxes: When to Pay, How to Pay
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October 23, 2018
Employee vs Contractor
Have you misclassified employees as independent contractors?
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October 23, 2018
Are You Taking Advantage of The Research & Development Credit?
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October 02, 2018
Charitable IRA rollovers may be especially beneficial in 2018
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September 25, 2018
Tax planning for investments gets more complicated
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September 18, 2018
The tax deduction ins and outs of donating artwork to charity
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September 11, 2018
2018 Q4 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers
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September 04, 2018
Do you need to make an estimated tax payment by September 17?
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August 28, 2018
Back-to-school time means a tax break for teachers
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August 21, 2018
Play your tax cards right with gambling wins and losses
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August 14, 2018
Choosing the right accounting method for tax purposes
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August 07, 2018
The TCJA prohibits undoing 2018 Roth IRA conversions, but 2017 conversions are still eligible
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July 31, 2018
Do you still need to worry about the AMT?
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July 24, 2018
Why the "kiddie tax" is more dangerous than ever
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July 17, 2018
Close-up on the new QBI deduction's wage limit
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July 10, 2018
What you can deduct when volunteering
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July 03, 2018
Home green home: Save tax by saving energy
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June 26, 2018
Do you know the ABCs of HSAs, FSAs and HRAs?
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June 12, 2018
The tax impact of the TCJA on estate planning
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June 05, 2018
Factor in state and local taxes when deciding where to live in retirement
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May 29, 2018
Saving tax on restricted stock awards with the Sec. 83(b) election
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May 22, 2018
The TCJA changes some rules for deducting pass-through business losses
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May 15, 2018
Be aware of the tax consequences before selling your home
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May 08, 2018
Do you need to adjust your withholding?
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May 01, 2018
Get started on 2018 tax planning now!
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April 24, 2018
Tax document retention guidelines for small businesses
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April 17, 2018
Individual tax calendar: Important deadlines for the remainder of 2018
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March 27, 2018
2018 Q2 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers
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March 20, 2018
Home-related tax breaks are valuable on 2017 returns, will be less so for 2018
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March 13, 2018
Casualty losses can provide a 2017 deduction, but rules tighten for 2018
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March 06, 2018
Size of charitable deductions depends on many factors
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February 27, 2018
Sec. 179 expensing provides small businesses tax savings on 2017 returns - and more savings in the future
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February 20, 2018
Tax deduction for moving costs: 2017 vs. 2018
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February 13, 2018
Families with college students may save on their 2017 returns with one of these breaks
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February 06, 2018
TCJA temporarily lowers medical expense deduction threshold
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January 30, 2018
2 tax credits just for small businesses may reduce your 2017 and 2018 tax bills
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January 23, 2018
Can you deduct home office expense?
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January 16, 2018
Personal exemptions and standard deductions and tax credits, oh my!
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January 02, 2018
The TCJA temporarily expands bonus depreciation
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December 26, 2017
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Key provisions affecting individuals
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December 19, 2017
401(k) retirement plan contribution limit increases for 2018; most other limits are stagnant
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December 05, 2017
2018 Q1 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers
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November 28, 2017
Even if your income is high, your family may be able to benefit from the 0% long-term capital gains rate
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November 21, 2017
You may need to add RMDs to your year-end to-do list
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October 31, 2017
The ins and outs of tax on "income investments"
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October 24, 2017
Retirement savings opportunity for the self-employed
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October 17, 2017
2 ACA taxes that may apply to your exec comp
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October 10, 2017
Accelerate your retirement savings with a cash balance plan
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October 03, 2017
"Bunching" medical expenses will be a tax-smart strategy for many in 2017
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September 26, 2017
Investors: Beware of the wash sale rule
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September 21, 2017
DGN Named Nation's "Best of the Best"
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September 19, 2017
Why you should boost your 401(k) contribution rate between now and year end
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September 05, 2017
Watch out for potential pitfalls of donating real estate to charity
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August 29, 2017
The ABCs of the tax deduction for educator expenses
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August 15, 2017
Put your audit in reverse to sales and use tax
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August 01, 2017
A refresher on the ACA's tax penalty on individuals without health insurance
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July 11, 2017
Own a vacation home? Adjusting rental vs. personal use might save taxes
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July 05, 2017
Summer is a good time to start your tax planning and organize your tax records
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June 13, 2017
Pay attention to details when selling investments
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June 06, 2017
Coverdell ESAs: The tax-advantaged way to fund elementary and secondary school costs
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June 01, 2017
The Tax Implications of Short-Term Rentals
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May 30, 2017
Donating a vehicle might not provide the tax deduction you expect
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May 23, 2017
Business owners: When it comes to IRS audits, be prepared
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May 16, 2017
Real estate investor vs. professional: Why it matters
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May 09, 2017
Operating across state lines presents tax risks - or possibly rewards
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May 02, 2017
Turning next year's tax refund into cash in your pocket now
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April 25, 2017
Do you know the tax implications of your C corp.'s buy-sell agreement?
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April 18, 2017
A timely postmark on your tax return may not be enough to avoid late-filing penalties
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March 21, 2017
Who can - and who should - take the American Opportunity credit?
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February 28, 2017
Tangible property safe harbors help maximize deductions
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February 07, 2017
What you need to know about the tax treatment of ISOs
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January 24, 2017
The investment interest expense deduction: Less beneficial than you might think
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January 10, 2017
Help prevent tax identity theft by filing early
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