Saving You Money: Spring Savings
Updated: Tuesday, April 1 2014, 10:29 PM CDT
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If you've been crunching those numbers for tax time, it may be easier than ever to deduct your home office.
In the past, many self employed workers rejected this money-saving deduction because it was complicated and those who claimed it were considered more likely to get audited.
Now, new IRS rules allow self-employed taxpayers to deduct their home offices by using a simple formula of $5 per square foot up to a $1500 dollar deduction.
Now to spring cleaning and we're not just talking house cleaning. Some people get rid of outdated electronics like I-pads and laptops, but don't toss them. There are many sites that will buy them from you.
Nina Willdorf the Executive Editor of ALL You says you mail it to them and you get a check in the mail within one week. It doesn't get any easier than that. You might be surprised how much money you can make in this process too.
Some of the better known sites to sell to are www.buymytronics.com www.buybackworld.com and www.gazelle.com. They'll take anything from smartphones to tablets.