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Understanding Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

By Giana Caliendo
February 28, 2019

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) is a complex and very important tool that Congress enacted to encourage private development of affordable housing. LIHTC has been a key component of preserving and expanding the number of affordable...
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The Secrets To Qualifying As A Real Estate Professional

By Giana Caliendo
February 14, 2019

One of the most popular questions we get from our clients is: “do I qualify as a real estate professional?”
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How To Eliminate Taxes On The Sale Of Your Home

By Giana Caliendo
February 07, 2019

Thinking about selling your personal residence, but afraid about the tax you may have to pay? In most cases, you do not usually pay taxes when you sell your personal residence. If you have a gain on your home, I’m sure you are thinking: “well I...
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What Does It Mean To Get An Extension On Your Taxes?

By Giana Caliendo
January 31, 2019
, By Giana Caliendo
January 31, 2019
, By Giana Caliendo
January 31, 2019

Many people think a tax extension is going to solve all their problems. Your CPA tells you they are extending your return – in your mind, you may be thinking “great, I didn’t have the money to pay for my taxes on 4/15 anyways” or “I didn’t have...
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What's the Difference Between a Tax Credit and a Tax Deduction?

By Giana Caliendo
January 24, 2019

Tax credits and tax deductions are not the same. They both help in reducing your tax liabilities, but in different ways. Tax credits provide a dollar-for-dollar reduction of your income tax liability. For example, if you have a tax credit of...
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What Documents Do I Need to Provide my Tax Preparer?

By Giana Caliendo
December 20, 2018
, By Giana Caliendo
December 20, 2018

Take the stress out of filing your taxes by hiring an accountant to prepare your return!
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What is a Schedule K-1 Form?

By Giana Caliendo
August 30, 2018
, By Giana Caliendo
August 30, 2018
, By Giana Caliendo
August 30, 2018
, By Giana Caliendo
August 30, 2018
, By Giana Caliendo
August 30, 2018
, By Giana Caliendo
August 30, 2018
, By Giana Caliendo
August 30, 2018
, By Giana Caliendo
August 30, 2018

What is a Schedule K-1 Form? Schedule K-1 is a tax form you receive from entities such as Partnerships, S corporations, Trusts and Estates. Schedule K-1 reports income, deductions, and credits received from an entity that should be recorded on an...
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