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2018 Tax Season Recap: Not Too Bad

By | May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , |

It's time for my annual look back on how the tax season went. Unlike the last 3 seasons, I don't have a lot to complain about.

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Iowa Taxes and Married Filing Separately, Issue 6: Health Insurance Deduction

By | April 25th, 2018|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , , |

Iowa allows a deduction in full for health insurance premiums paid with after-tax dollars. This deductions is available to everyone, even those who don't itemize. Here's how this deduction works for people filing as married filing separately.

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Three Ways A Small Business Can (Legitimately) Avoid Regulations

By | April 18th, 2018|Categories: Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , |

A common question from business owners is, how can a small business avoid the crush of taxes and regulations while still staying within the confines of the law?

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Iowa Taxes and Married Filing Separately, Issues 4 and 5: Capital Losses and IRA Deductions

By | April 11th, 2018|Categories: State Taxes|

Iowa’s taxation of married couples has quirks that can throw a taxpayer or tax preparer for a loop. This part in the series of blog posts will focus on capital losses, and deductions for IRA contributions.

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What If My Ex Won’t Sign Form 8332?

By | April 4th, 2018|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , |

If your ex won't sign Form 8332 to let you claim the kids, you don't have a lot of good options.

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