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5 Tips To Close The Tax Season

1. Back-Up and Protect Your Data As the tax preparer, backing up and protecting your data should be a primary concern. Making regular backups to an external storage device at a minimum of once per week is important. Imagine next week your hard drive fails. The returns you’ve done, acknowledgement reports, PDF copies, and scanned […]

Can your tax clients claim dependents who reside in Mexico?

Original article written by LatinoTaxPro.org The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act has created massive changes across the Internal Revenue Code. One of the most impactful of these changes is the reduction of the personal exemption to $0. In previous years, the personal exemption reduced taxable income which in turn reduced the amount of tax owed. As […]

Business Owners Can Claim a Qualified Business Income Deduction

Eligible taxpayers may now deduct up to 20 percent of certain business income from domestic businesses operated as sole proprietorships or through partnerships, S corporations, trusts, and estates.  The deduction may also be claimed on certain dividends.  Eligible taxpayers can claim the deduction for the first time on the 2018 federal income tax return they […]

Taxware Systems Client Benefit: Special Offer on TheTaxBook

As a client of Taxware Systems you are entitled to receive 10-25% off all TheTaxBook products and free shipping year-round! Excitement is in the air for the 2018 Tax Year! Your clients want to know how the changes in tax law affect their tax return and financial situation. TheTaxBook has three publications to help you […]

Congratulations on a successful tax season!

Congratulations! You made it! The high pressure of an even more compact tax season has come to an end. All of us at Taxware Systems congratulate you on making it through and hopefully having a great tax season. The IRS made it interesting at the end with their servers going down on the last day […]

Step-by-Step Instructions for Using the IRS Withholding Calculator

The IRS encourages everyone to use the Withholding Calculator to perform a quick “paycheck checkup.”  This is even more important this year because of recent tax law changes. Results from the calculator will include a recommendation of whether or not users should consider submitting a new Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate, to their employers. Before beginning, […]

Take the Mystery Out of Your Client’s Future Tax Return

Tax Planning Tutorial Some of the most common questions we are fielding this year are regarding the “The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017“ and how it affects the taxpayers taxes. It’s totally understandable as people are either excited or concerned about the unknown. To help you be able to answer some of these questions, […]