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How to Deduct Home Entertainment Expenses

Do you entertain clients at home? You may be blurring the lines between business and pleasure, but the IRS isn't. Here's how to avoid deduction problems by learning the IRS rules.

Film Credits: Your Tax Dollars at Work Making Movies

Federal film credits are not new, but they are becoming big business in more ways than one. Approximately forty states receive federal film credits they can use to entice moviemakers to make motion pictures within their borders.

Midyear Tax Planning: Drum Up More Business

The summer doldrums have set in. Aside from the occasional "emergency," your office is quiet, as most clients pursue outdoor activities and tend to personal business. Tax planning is probably the last thing on their minds.

Tax Breaks for Film Producers Lure 'Star Wars' to United Kingdom

It was recently announced that Walt Disney Company–owned Lucasfilm Ltd. is planning to shoot and produce the next Star Wars movie in the United Kingdom. Chancellor George Osborne said the announcement is "clear evidence" the country's film tax incentives are working.

Tax Tip: A Party at Home? That's (Deductible) Entertainment!

This is the sixth article in our series of tax return tips for 2011 returns. The days of the three-martini lunch are long gone, but savvy taxpayers can still savor plenty of tax treats for entertaining their top customers. In fact, some clients may be entitled to write-offs for hosting get-togethers at their own homes.
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The Edge of Glory – CPA Auditions for 'The Glee Project'

Last October, Nick DeSanto, aspiring singer, CPA, and senior auditor with Ernst & Young, tested his singing skills in Oxygen's "The Glee Project" competition. Participants selected after the auditions won a spot on the competition series, with the ultimate prize being a guest appearance on "Glee."
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Finding His Voice – New York CPA Auditions for 'The Glee Project'

Move over Clark Kent. You're no longer the only seemingly button-down urban professional who's decided to shed his conservative suit and tie to pursue his true identity.
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