Blog Posts - Tax Breaks



Gov’t promoting tax benefits for West Bank settlements

New initiative seeks to apply benefits in the fields of industry, agriculture and tourism for Israelis living beyond the Green Line as well.
by TaxWorldWeb on Jan 21, 2016

Tax Tricks For Homeowners

Demographics changes, relocating and the recession have led to the buying and selling of many homes across the United States. Selling your home can be difficult, but many people pass up their opportunity to use what they make on the house in the best...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Oct 28, 2015

Nigeria Losing $2.9bn Yearly To Tax Waivers

A new report by ActionAid and Tax Justice Network Africa has revealed that governments in four member-countries of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, lose an average of $9.6billion revenue every year through corporate tax incentiv...
by TaxWorldWeb on Aug 22, 2015

Ukraine Plans to Introduce Film Tax Incentive

Ukraine is preparing to introduce a tax incentive scheme and to open access to state funding to co-productions in a bid to attract foreign cash to the country’s film sector.
by TaxWorldWeb on Jul 21, 2015

42 Senators You Need to Know About!

If you get a chance, please ask them why they did it.
by Weird Wally's Worldview on Oct 12, 2014

Verizon Broke Contract but Kept Billions in Tax Breaks

In 1994, Verizon agreed it would deploy infrastructure giving every home in Pennsylvania access to fiber internet. In exchange, the state would give Verizon over $2 billion in tax breaks. The deal required Verizon to be done by 2015 and to hit the 50...
by Inside Ben's Brain on Jan 24, 2014

Mortgage Debt Relief Act Expiration

What About the Tax Break for Short Sellers? In a clear indication of where our market is today compared to where it has been over the last few years, there has been an eerie quietude regarding the expiration of the Mortgage Debt Relief Act.  Indeed,...
by Home Closing Process on Jan 2, 2014

Weekend Reading Roundup v. 233

This weekend in the reading roundup: 'Toward a Drone Sexuality' by Sarah Wanenchak at cyborgology 'When Charity Begins at Home' by Robert Reich at guernicamag.com 'American Horror Story's Witches Put Race Relations on Trial--Sort of' by Sady Doyle at...
by Chasing Dragons on Dec 15, 2013

Tips for Upcoming Tax Changes Affecting Retirees and Pre-Retirees

Although this blog is for people near retirement or already retired, this first tip applies to every taxpayer. It has always surprised me that accountants do not contact their clients in October and November to help them reduce their tax bill for the...
by The Retirement Blog on Nov 5, 2013

Replacement Windows Can Save You in the Long Run

A powerful investment that gives you a return on your home is replacing your windows. In Arizona it is one of the most cost effective decisions you can make. Not only will replacing your windows protect you from the monsoon season and dust storms for...
by CoolRoofs Home Improvement on Sep 26, 2013

H&R Block Offers Apology, Cash To Make Up For Filing Snafu -

If you were one of the hundreds of thousands of taxpayers affected by the tax season filing snafu involving education credits – and you filed using H&R Block – you might be getting some relief. The tax preparation giant i...
by Security Tax Services on Apr 29, 2013

IRS Advises Further Delays For Taxpayers Claiming Education Breaks -

The Internal Revenue Service has announced that there will be a slight delay in processing individual tax returns claiming education credits. Those returns will begin to be processed by the middle of February. Specifically, those taxpayers who are a...
by Security Tax Services on Feb 1, 2013

Fiscal Cliff Tax Calculator: What will going over the cliff cost you?

Whether or not the morons in Washington push the country over the fiscal cliff, wouldn't it be nice to know your tax liability in either way? The calculator at Bankrate.com here was developed through the Tax Policy Center and will provide you wit...
by The Political Commentator on Dec 18, 2012

Failure to enact AMT patch could push start of tax season to March for millions, IRS warns -

   As the end of the year approaches, media attention is focused on the “fiscal cliff,” but a much more immediate result of Congress’s inaction threatens the 2013 filing season: the alternative minimum tax (AMT) patch, which expired a...
by Security Tax Services on Nov 27, 2012

Do You Know What the 'Fiscal Cliff' Is?

You've heard so much about the 'fiscal cliff', but do you know what it is? Here's a simple breakdown, and what it will cost to avoid falling over the edge.
by friday coming soon on Nov 18, 2012

Bevy of federal tax breaks set to expire

The nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, Brookings Institution and the Urban Institute say if the president and Congress fail to act this year, federal taxes for most Americans will increase significantly next year.
by Law & Industry Daily on Oct 3, 2012

Bevy of federal tax breaks set to expire

The nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, Brookings Institution and the Urban Institute say if the president and Congress fail to act this year, federal taxes for most Americans will increase significantly next year.
by Law & Industry Daily on Oct 3, 2012

Bevy of federal tax breaks set to expire

The nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, Brookings Institution and the Urban Institute say if the president and Congress fail to act this year, federal taxes for most Americans will increase significantly next year.
by Law & Industry Daily on Oct 3, 2012

Bevy of federal tax breaks set to expire

The nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, Brookings Institution and the Urban Institute say if the president and Congress fail to act this year, federal taxes for most Americans will increase significantly next year.The post Bevy of federal tax breaks set t...
by Law & Industry Daily on Oct 3, 2012

Tax Relief for Those Affected By Natural Disasters

-   With hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, wildfires, and other natural disasters affecting so many people throughout the US this year, many have been left wondering how they're going to pay for the cleanup or when their businesses will be abl...
by Security Tax Services on Oct 3, 2012


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