Can the IRS Require Odometer Readings with the Mileage Rate?

Can the IRS Require Odometer Readings with the Mileage Rate?

Do you claim your business miles at the IRS optional rate? If so, imagine you are now being audited by the IRS for your business mileage. The IRS has requested odometer readings for your vehicle. You might wonder if the IRS can do this. The answer is yes. The tax code...
QBI Issue When Your S Corp Is a Partner in a Partnership

QBI Issue When Your S Corp Is a Partner in a Partnership

It’s common to consider making your S corporation (versus yourself) a partner in your partnership: it saves you self-employment taxes. Does this affect your Section 199A deduction? It does. Guaranteed payments are not qualified business income (QBI) for the Section...
Avoid This S Corporation Health Insurance Deduction Mistake

Avoid This S Corporation Health Insurance Deduction Mistake

If you own more than 2 percent of an S corporation, you have to do three things to claim a deduction for your health insurance: You must get the cost of the insurance on the S corporation’s books. Your S corporation must include the health insurance premiums on your...