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10 Things You Must Know About Social Security

By Rachel L. Sheedy, Editor | Updated for 2018

For many Americans, Social Security benefits are the bedrock of retirement income. Maximizing that stream of income is critical to funding your retirement dreams. ...More>>

 

Meals continue to be deductible under new IRS guidance

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By Sally P. Schreiber, J.D.
October 3, 2018

The IRS on Wednesday issued guidance clarifying that taxpayers may generally continue to deduct 50% of the food and beverage expenses associated with operating their trade or business, despite changes to the meal and entertainment expense deduction under Sec. 274 made by the tax law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), P.L. 115-97 (Notice 2018-76). ...More>>


 

How Good Tax Planning Can Reduce the Cost of Higher Education

  By Jerry Gaddis, ContributorAug. 15, 2018, at 12:25 p.m.

For many filers, the cost of college can be offset by federal income tax credits. ...More>>

 

Oscars $100K Swag Bag's Taxing Price Tag

Robert W. Wood , Contributor
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Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.

How can gifts be taxed as income? The answer is when they are not really gifts. ...More>>