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claiming taxes

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by adam underwood, Apr 26, 2005.

  1. adam underwood

    adam underwood LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    this is the first year i will be paying taxes and im still unsure about alot of the thing that i can claim. i have a truck registered in my name with commercial plates on it.....can i claim payments on the truck? insurance? repairs? upgrades?
  2. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,569

    It will vary. If you are using it for both work and personal use then it will change what and how you can use it as a tax write off. The very best advice that you can get and I am giving it to you now is to sit down with a CPA and get their advice (a CPA now, NOT just an "accountant" as anyone can legally call themselves in most every State an accountant even though they may or may not have detailed financial training and a CPA will have not only detailed training through college but because they are Licensed by the State are required by law to go through yearly training on IRS and State regs and changes).
  3. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Good point Mike. My younger brother is a CPA and continually takes new certification/education programs.
  4. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Messages: 4,040

    Hi adam underwood,

    I have a great opportunity for you. We have set up a way for you to ask our CPA a tax question for free!

    Here is the link. Just type in your tax question and your email address and they will get back to you with an answer.

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