Entrepreneur: Latest from Bonnie Lee http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:45:00 GMT Will Your Business Fall Victim to the Dreaded Tax Audit? Even if you have all of your ducks in a row, the IRS could hand select your return to be audited. Here are some reasons why. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231253 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231253 Even if you have all of your ducks in a row, the IRS could hand select your return to be audited. Here are some reasons why. 5 Year-End Tax Tips to Get You Ready for 2014 Taking some time now to get your finances and taxes in order can bring substantial savings come tax season. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230302 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230302 Taking some time now to get your finances and taxes in order can bring substantial savings come tax season. Tax Tips for Writing Off Your Holiday Party As we head into the holiday season filled with business events and parties, it’s important to keep in mind that the IRS is strict with its tax-write off standards. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230116 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230116 As we head into the holiday season filled with business events and parties, it’s important to keep in mind that the IRS is strict with its tax-write off standards. Five Rules for Writing Off Meals and Entertainment Costs There's a fine line between business and pleasure when you're talking entertainment expenses. Learn what you can and can't deduct. Thu, 07 Apr 2011 00:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219432 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219432 There's a fine line between business and pleasure when you're talking entertainment expenses. Learn what you can and can't deduct. Don't Let the IRS Reclassify Your Business as a Hobby Years of losses can leave some owners with nothing more than a hobby. Here's how to turn your fun venture into an enterprise. Tue, 01 Mar 2011 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219233 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219233 Years of losses can leave some owners with nothing more than a hobby. Here's how to turn your fun venture into an enterprise. A Year-End Tax Checklist Follow these tips to take stock of your business's tax situation before the start of the New Year. Wed, 22 Dec 2010 11:40:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217777 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217777 Follow these tips to take stock of your business's tax situation before the start of the New Year. Beware the Email Tax Scam A warning about a new phishing scam targeting taxpayers Wed, 24 Nov 2010 00:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217574 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217574 A warning about a new phishing scam targeting taxpayers Tax Basics for Startups: Setting Up Your Books Part two in a three-part series to help you build your business on a strong foundation. Fri, 05 Nov 2010 00:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217493 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217493 Part two in a three-part series to help you build your business on a strong foundation. Tax Basics for Startups Part one in a three-part series to help get your business started on a strong foundation. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 00:02:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217464 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217464 Part one in a three-part series to help get your business started on a strong foundation. Settling With the IRS: Your Questions Answered Readers ask about hiring a tax pro and qualifying for a compromise. Wed, 29 Sep 2010 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217361 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217361 Readers ask about hiring a tax pro and qualifying for a compromise. Making Your Home Office Deduction Stick Proper documentation could be your saving grace in case of an audit. Fri, 20 Aug 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217246 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217246 Proper documentation could be your saving grace in case of an audit. New 1099 Requirements for B2B Transactions A recent tax code addition will mean increased paperwork for small businesses. Wed, 14 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207404 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207404 A recent tax code addition will mean increased paperwork for small businesses. Is Your Home Office Deduction a Red Flag? With more people working from home, the IRS has become surprisingly benevolent. Tue, 15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207022 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207022 With more people working from home, the IRS has become surprisingly benevolent. Big Tax Breaks for Small Business The new health-care laws offer incentives for employers who provide benefits for employees. Wed, 12 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206588 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206588 The new health-care laws offer incentives for employers who provide benefits for employees. Business Meals: Are We Having Fun Yet? Rules to ensure your meals and entertainment expenses stand up to tax-time scrutiny. Mon, 22 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205654 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205654 Rules to ensure your meals and entertainment expenses stand up to tax-time scrutiny. Are Your Books in Order? Avoid tax-time headaches with these organizational tips. Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205140 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205140 Avoid tax-time headaches with these organizational tips. Calculating an Offer in Compromise A guide to making an offer to the IRS to pay off your tax debt Tue, 12 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204578 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204578 A guide to making an offer to the IRS to pay off your tax debt How to Apply For Offers in Compromise A step-by-step guide for determining your status and if you qualify Tue, 15 Dec 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204376 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204376 A step-by-step guide for determining your status and if you qualify Do You Qualify For Offers in Compromise? If you're in dire straits, there may be help for you yet. Wed, 04 Nov 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203898 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203898 If you're in dire straits, there may be help for you yet. More Benefits, Fewer Taxes Save your employees and your business money by providing fringe benefits. Fri, 02 Oct 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203580 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203580 Save your employees and your business money by providing fringe benefits. More on C Corporations Avoid playing fast and loose with your corporate structure and avoid IRS scrutiny. Wed, 09 Sep 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203260 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203260 Avoid playing fast and loose with your corporate structure and avoid IRS scrutiny. How to Deduct Your Vehicle Expenses Don't attach a clipboard to your steering wheel. Fri, 31 Jul 2009 16:48:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/202878 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/202878 Don't attach a clipboard to your steering wheel. Why Getting a "C" Might Be Smart Business Incorporating could be the perfect suit of armor for protecting your wealth. Tue, 14 Jul 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/202620 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/202620 Incorporating could be the perfect suit of armor for protecting your wealth. 5 Audit Attractors to Watch Out For Be careful not to put a target on your tax return. Thu, 18 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/202332 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/202332 Be careful not to put a target on your tax return. 5 Ways to Audit-Proof Your Tax Return Knowing the rules and proper documentation can help keep the IRS off your back. Wed, 27 May 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/201834 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/201834 Knowing the rules and proper documentation can help keep the IRS off your back.