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Tracking Donations for Tax Purposes

My preferred way for disposing of stuff that’s too good to throw away, such as the items in the above photo, is to pass it on to friends or family, or to donate it to charity. Yes, I could possibly sell this stuff, but selling it means I first need to identify a place to […]

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Valuing Donations at Tax Time

2011 has come and gone, but the filing of 2011 taxes remains.  As a former CPA,  I really don’t mind filing my taxes, especially because my CPA brother-in-law takes care of the filing and all I have to do is gather the information for him. What I do mind is valuing the donations of goods […]

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Making Tax Time Less Taxing

It’s mid January and 1098s and 1099s are starting to arrive.  If you’re expecting a refund, you’ll want to get those taxes filed as soon as you’ve collected all of your tax related documents, but do you know where everything is? Filing your taxes can be a snap if you have all of the necessary […]

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