If you are a contractor, freelancer, business owner, or any other individual who has income that doesn't come from a single employer, doing your taxes can be challenging. One thing that trips a lot of people up is whether they can deduct certain items from their income. Here are some rules of thumb to consider.
Was it Solely Work-Related?
If you can show that something was purchased only because of work, it may belong on your tax return.
Being in a car accident is something nobody ever expects to happen to them. Unfortunately, it happens to thousands of people across the United States each day. Hopefully, if you are ever in an auto accident, there won't be any serious injury or property damage. Still, it's never a bad idea to be prepared. By knowing what to do in the event that you're injured in a car accident, you can take the proper steps and avoid making some common mistakes that could affect your case later on.
Most people will experience a car accident at least once in their lives. In fact, according to insurance industry estimates, the average driver files a car accident claim once every 17.9 years, which adds up to 3 or 4 accidents over the course of your lifetime as a driver. The likelihood is that your accident won't be fatal, and it may not even cause serious physical injuries, but that doesn't mean that it won't be traumatic.
In many motorcycle accident cases, the case can be settled to your satisfaction based on the circumstances of the accident. When you sign the paperwork with your attorney, you may be stipulating that he or she can have the authority to settle your case for you to finalize it without your consent. While this does not happen often, it is a possibility. The following is some information about case settlements without your consent:
When car wrecks happen, it can mean an upheaval in your life, particularly if you were injured. Careless drivers seem to be everywhere, but if your wreck was caused by someone else, you have the right to be compensated for your damages. Getting compensation is a process, so it might reduce your stress level if you know what important steps to take first. Read on to learn more about getting your personal injury case off to the right start.