Adjusted Gross Income and Gross Income

Question: How does “adjusted gross income” differ from “gross income”? Answer: For income tax purposes, there are three levels of income: gross income, adjusted gross income, and taxable income. Adjusted Gross Income.  Firstly, to arrive at adjusted gross income (AGI), you are allowed a long list of deductions from gross income. For example, business expenses, certain […]

Run a business from home?

Home Office Deduction. Do you qualify for a home office deduction? If you run a business from home, you may be entitled to a home office deduction. This is only if you claim your home office as a business write-off on a Schedule C, as miscellaneous deductions have been eliminated for tax years 2018-2025. Your […]

How to Maximize Deductions for Assisted Living

It’s possible that someone in your family will need assisted living care at some point in their life. This care can be at an assisted living facility, a nursing home, or in their own home. Assisted living care is expensive and not fully reimbursable by typical health insurance policies. There is a medical expense itemized […]