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Pay Attention to Personal Liability

Pay Attention to Personal Liability

Certain business structures don't protect company owner when it comes to failure to pay taxes or withhold 401(k) or other employee benefits.
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.
Your Company as the Accidental Lawbreaker

Your Company as the Accidental Lawbreaker

Startups should be careful to follow state and federal statutes otherwise the penalties could be great and the unwanted publicity significant.
Learning From March Madness: Why Filing an Extension Could Be Your Sleeper Tax Strategy

Learning From March Madness: Why Filing an Extension Could Be Your Sleeper Tax Strategy

Business owners should take a cue from 'bracketologists' and embrace unconventional wisdom when it comes to filing an extension this season.
5 Tax Mistakes that Startups Make

5 Tax Mistakes that Startups Make

Get through tax time without a migraine or massive fines by avoiding these rookie tax blunders.
IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency

IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency

In a historic ruling, the IRS said Bitcoin is property, not currency, and will be taxed as such. Here's what you need to know.
How to Keep Your Tax Returns Safe from Hackers

How to Keep Your Tax Returns Safe from Hackers

If you are e-filing this year, take these precautions to protect your personal information.
Tax Code Changes: What You Need to Know

Tax Code Changes: What You Need to Know

These five changes in the federal tax code can impact the bottom line for you and your business. We outline the biggest shifts.
Tracking -- and Maximizing -- Your Dining Write-Offs

Tracking -- and Maximizing -- Your Dining Write-Offs

Before you file your taxes, maximize your dining write-offs for 2013.
Be Honest: Maybe You Shouldn't Do Your Own Taxes

Be Honest: Maybe You Shouldn't Do Your Own Taxes

Our experts give you five reasons to reconsider taking the DIY route.
Obamacare: What Will it Cost if You Don't Comply?

Obamacare: What Will it Cost if You Don't Comply?

A battle between Hobby Lobby and the U.S. Supreme Court underscores the mounting fines that some companies might face for health reform non-compliance.
Tax Time: Should You File a Business Extension?

Tax Time: Should You File a Business Extension?

March 17 might be the deadline for corporations to file, but an extension could be your best move. Here are the details and tips you should know about the Corporate deadline.
Put Your Kids to Work and Other Tax-saving Tips for Freelancers

Put Your Kids to Work and Other Tax-saving Tips for Freelancers

What freelancers don't know can hurt them. Our experts outline the most common tax mistakes.
Are You (Finally) Ready to Do Your Taxes Online?

Are You (Finally) Ready to Do Your Taxes Online?

GoDaddy reveals that half of small companies still do taxes by hand and offers advice on how to go digital.
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
S-Corps and Tax Advantages: What to Know

S-Corps and Tax Advantages: What to Know

An S-Corp election can save small businesses on certain health care and employment taxes, amounting to thousands for eligible ventures. We explain the advantages.
Obamacare and Your Taxes: What You Need to Know Now

Obamacare and Your Taxes: What You Need to Know Now

After a spate of health reform delays, we outline what you're up against.
Beware These 3 Tax-Time Cyber Traps

Beware These 3 Tax-Time Cyber Traps

Symantec cyber-security expert Kevin Haley says small businesses may be more vulnerable to hack attacks during tax season.
Don't Overpay Your Taxes: 5 Can't Miss Small-Business Deductions

Don't Overpay Your Taxes: 5 Can't Miss Small-Business Deductions

From satellite car radio to breaking bread with a client, there's plenty your business could claim.
The S Corp Deadline Is Approaching: What to Know

The S Corp Deadline Is Approaching: What to Know

The March 17 deadline to take the S Corp election is nearly here. We explain who is eligible and how it might benefit you.
Don't Have a Tax Pro Yet? Time to Get Moving!

Don't Have a Tax Pro Yet? Time to Get Moving!

If you haven’t hired a tax professional for your new business, we outline strategies to get you started.
It's Tax-Crunch Time: How to Keep Your Accounting in Check

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?

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.
Why Colorado and Washington Were Wise to Legalize Pot

Why Colorado and Washington Were Wise to Legalize Pot

From an economic and health standpoint, policymakers got it right when it came to sales of recreational cannabis.
Time to Send Out 1099s: What to Know

Time to Send Out 1099s: What to Know

This is the month get your 1099s out to your vendors. We break down what you need to know and do.

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