What method should you choose?
Attracting and keeping good employees is a goal in any business. One way to make life easier for your employees is to have an easy to use reimbursement plan. Travel, transportation, moving, and educational expenses are common reimbursable expenses. As the employer, you have the option to set up an accountable or nonaccountable reimbursement plan. Under either plan, you can deduct many of the business expenses paid to or for employees. However, the plan you choose can make a big difference to your employees.Read more ...
|The optional standard mileage rate for the business use of an automobile is 54 cents per mile in 2016.|
Items you donate may not qualify for a deduction
It used to be that you could take all your unused clothing and household items to the local Goodwill, Salvation Army, or thrift store and reap a nice charitable contribution deduction.
|Are you planning on making any substantial gifts? Talk to your tax preparer first. Gifts with values exceeding $14,000 must be reported to the IRS.|