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How to Select a Tax Professional for Your Small Business
Tax Tips

How to Select a Tax Professional for Your Small Business

If you're an entrepreneur, it's critical to find a tax preparer who understands the tax implications of owning a small business as well as your particular needs in order to establish a beneficial relationship.
4 Things Entrepreneurs Should Think About That May Not Be in the Business Plan
Leadership

4 Things Entrepreneurs Should Think About That May Not Be in the Business Plan

Two young women recount the lessons they learned from starting their social media-marketing agency.
Courtney Spritzer and Stephanie Abrams
So You're Being Audited. Now What?
Audits

So You're Being Audited. Now What?

Seven steps to get you through the ordeal.
J.D. Roth
Determining When You Should Hire a Full-Time Accountant
Ask the Expert

Determining When You Should Hire a Full-Time Accountant

Often entrepreneurs don't have the core competencies to understand accounting, which could result in a startup failing. Here is how an entrepreneur should approach hiring an accountant or outsourcing her financial tasks to ensure success.
Alex Katz
The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business
Startup Mistakes

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business

Sure, you're idea is unique but how businesses survive, or don't, is the same for everybody.
Robert Tuchman
Why You Should Be Using Your Accountant for More Than Taxes
Accountants

Why You Should Be Using Your Accountant for More Than Taxes

Finance folks and CEOs almost always think differently. That's something to take advantage of.
Brian Hamilton
What Your CPA Isn't Telling You
Accountants

What Your CPA Isn't Telling You

At Entrepreneur magazine's Growth Conference this year, CPA and attorney Mark Kohler explained to an audience of entrepreneurs the importance of finding the right accountant for your business.
Andrea Huspeni
10 Questions to Ask When Working With an Accountant
Accountants

10 Questions to Ask When Working With an Accountant

Ask your accountant these critical questions to better maximize your profits, tax savings, cash flow and more.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
All Business Entities Are Not Created Equal: Finding the Perfect One for You
Business Structures

All Business Entities Are Not Created Equal: Finding the Perfect One for You

With tax season in full swing, now is the perfect time to being planning next year and figuring out if you want to change your business structure to help reduce taxes.
Jennifer Friedman
It's Tax-Crunch Time: How to Keep Your Accounting in Check
Finance

It's Tax-Crunch Time: How to Keep Your Accounting in Check

With tax season upon businesses, here are a few ways to make number crunching less daunting.
Will Your Business Fall Victim to the Dreaded Tax Audit?
Finance

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.
How to Respond to a Letter From the IRS? Breathe.
Finance

How to Respond to a Letter From the IRS? Breathe.

Getting a letter from the IRS can be a panic-inducing experience. Here's how to handle it and calm your nerves.
Amrik Randhawa
Why You Shouldn't Take Business Advice From Your CPA
Growth Strategies

Why You Shouldn't Take Business Advice From Your CPA

Your CPA might try to convince you he's a business expert. Don't believe him.
Gene Marks
How to Choose an Accountant Who Is Also an Advisor
Starting a Business

How to Choose an Accountant Who Is Also an Advisor

What an accountant can do to help keep your startup running.
Entrepreneur Staff