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Does Coast Guard Retirement Pay Count Toward the Iowa Military Pension Exclusion?

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|

Iowans who receive pension income from the military can exclude that income from taxation on their Iowa tax return. Does Coast Guard pay count toward this? Yes.

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Things Tax Preparers Say: “S-Corp Reasonable Comp is 25% of Your Gross Income”

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , |

S-corporation reasonable compensation is one of the most misunderstood concepts in tax law. And that's saying something, considering how mind-numbing U.S. tax laws are.

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Glossary: Intangible Asset

By | February 17th, 2017|Categories: Glossary|Tags: , , , |

One way of looking at intangibles is, they are business assets that cannot be physically touched.

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Proper Documentation of Charitable Contributions

By | February 15th, 2017|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , , , |

Questions often arise about how to properly document charitable contributions. Here’s a brief overview.

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How to Calculate Estimated Tax Payments

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , , |

A common question from business owners is, how and when do I calculate quarterly estimated tax payments?

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