Moving Expenses and Taxes: 2018 Filing Tips

Can I deduct 2018 moving expenses on my federal return? The bad news is, under the 2018 Tax Cuts and Job Act (TCJA) the moving expenses deduction has been eliminated. Moving expenses include the costs of moving your household goods and personal effects, and travel costs to your new home. If you moved in 2017 (or in previous years) and … Read More

Can I Claim My Dog as a Dependent?

How much is that doggie in the tax window? Whether you’re a dog person or a cat person, chances are you consider your furry BFF a member of the family. But does the IRS feel the same way? Sadly, no. Your canine, feline, or bearded dragon still cannot be claimed as a dependent on your 2018 return. But there are … Read More