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Sell Losses at Your Failed Company for Cash. Take Full Advantage of Tax Credits.

Sell Losses at Your Failed Company for Cash. Take Full Advantage of Tax Credits.

You worked hard to build your business. Realize all the fruits of your labor when it comes time to file your return.
10 Questions to Ask When Working With an Accountant

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.
The 3 Most Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make on Their Taxes

The 3 Most Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make on Their Taxes

CPAs reveal the big IRS no-no's committed by 'treps
The Road Ahead For Entrepreneurs And Tax Reform

The Road Ahead For Entrepreneurs And Tax Reform

Tax reform is happening. Kind of. And slowly. Here are some predictions of how it might all play out.
What to Know About Changes to the Home-Office Deduction

What to Know About Changes to the Home-Office Deduction

There are changes to how you can deduct the home space you use for your business. Here's what you need to know.
How Big Businesses Slash Taxes With R&D Credit -- and How Yours Can, Too

How Big Businesses Slash Taxes With R&D Credit -- and How Yours Can, Too

A look at how small businesses can take advantage of the research and development tax credit to cut their taxes and improve their bottom lines.
As Tax Reform Stalls, Small-Business Owners Spend Up To 150 Hours on Their Taxes

As Tax Reform Stalls, Small-Business Owners Spend Up To 150 Hours on Their Taxes

A new taxation survey finds that the administrative burdens of paying taxes are more significant than the financial burdens. Here are a few tips on how to keep the time devoted to your taxes to a minimum.
Entrepreneurs Could Benefit from New Research and Development Tax Credit

Entrepreneurs Could Benefit from New Research and Development Tax Credit

Congress debates a bill that would extend a research and development tax credit to startups.
Hidden Cash: Tap Into R&D Tax Credits

Hidden Cash: Tap Into R&D Tax Credits

Many small businesses could save big bucks by taking advantage of a tax credit long popular with larger companies.
Is the Health Care Tax Credit a Dud?

Is the Health Care Tax Credit a Dud?

A Government Accountability Office report says the effort to help small businesses pay for health care is too complex to be useful.
Senate Offers Its Own Small-Business Tax-Cut Plan

Senate Offers Its Own Small-Business Tax-Cut Plan

A few days after the House introduced its tax-cut proposal for small businesses, the Senate responded with its own plan to reduce the tax burden on the coveted demographic.
10 Ways to Green Your Retail Store

10 Ways to Green Your Retail Store

It can be hard to make expensive changes that could bring big energy savings, such as adding insulation or installing skylights. But you should.
Five Tips For Avoiding a Tax Audit

Five Tips For Avoiding a Tax Audit

Before you file your taxes, watch out for these common red flags that could draw unwanted attention by the IRS.
How the Republican Presidential Candidates Stack Up on Small-Business Taxes

How the Republican Presidential Candidates Stack Up on Small-Business Taxes

The Presidential candidates will likely add to their reform agendas in the weeks ahead. But here's a look at the candidates' existing small-business tax plans.
Obama Takes Aim at Corporate Taxes

Obama Takes Aim at Corporate Taxes

The President hopes to revise the U.S. business tax code. Though the goal is to the level the playing field, there would be winners and losers.
A Proposal to Expand Health-Care Tax Credits for Small Businesses

A Proposal to Expand Health-Care Tax Credits for Small Businesses

The Obama administration's 2013 budget includes a proposal to make health-care tax credits available to another 140,000 small businesses.
The Payroll-Tax Cut Deal Gives Obama's Budget Hope

The Payroll-Tax Cut Deal Gives Obama's Budget Hope

They called the President's budget 'dead on arrival' but new efforts to compromise in Congress may bode well for certain small-business-focused provisions.
Startup America Gets a Do-Over

Startup America Gets a Do-Over

The President issued a new call on Congress to pass an ambitious legislative agenda to help small businesses, but some wonder whether it's just hot air.
Tips to Help You Plan Your Business Taxes in 2012

Tips to Help You Plan Your Business Taxes in 2012

From estate planning to health care, here's how to prepare for next year's tax time.
Will Repealing the 3% Withholding Tax Help Businesses Hire?

Will Repealing the 3% Withholding Tax Help Businesses Hire?

Eliminating a planned tax on government contractors is viewed as good news by business groups. But will it spur the hoped-for hiring?
A Bright Forecast for a Solar Panel Installation Franchise

A Bright Forecast for a Solar Panel Installation Franchise

A San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneur harnesses tax credits and the power of the sun to fire up a successful solar panel installation franchise.
What the Jobs Act Would Hold For Small Businesses

What the Jobs Act Would Hold For Small Businesses

Between cutting payroll taxes and speeding up payments to federal contractors, the President's latest plan to boost jobs, if passed, would also give a lift to small businesses.
The Startup Act: A Nonstarter?

The Startup Act: A Nonstarter?

The new proposed bill may not go anywhere, but it could at the very least ignite a national conversation about how to spark entrepreneurship.
Six Small-Business Tax Breaks for 2010

Six Small-Business Tax Breaks for 2010

Tax time is fast approaching, here are some credits that promise amp up your returns.

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