Are there really pitfalls to banking local? [More]
My friend, whom I worked with for several years, recently announced she was leaving our company for greener pastures. She really hadn’t been looking, but an opportunity presented itself and it was too good to pass up. While with our company she had access to multiple systems as part of her job. This included banking information, customer databases and back office applications.
Replacing her was difficult enough; however, the real work began after she left when we had to remove her name ... [More]
Filing your 2013 taxes means digging through your calendar, rustling up a bunch of receipts and trying to account for everything that might qualify as a valid deduction or tax credit. To help nudge you in the right direction, here are some legal loopholes you may want to take advantage of.
Remember Job Search Deductions
If you landed a new job last year – in your same occupation – you can generally deduct the expenses that exceed 2% of your adjusted gross income. That can include emp... [More]