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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.
The Anti-Main-Street President

The Anti-Main-Street President

Most of this administration's policies have been hostile to the interests of Main Street business owners, particularly those running labor-intensive businesses with low-wage employees.
Why Our Job Market Is Dying Before Our Eyes

Why Our Job Market Is Dying Before Our Eyes

The latest jobs numbers prove a point: Putting government policy over business interests has been a disastrous failure for the American worker.
Why Corporate Tax Reform Is Not Enough

Why Corporate Tax Reform Is Not Enough

Only comprehensive reform will prevent businesses that produce the same profits through the same activities from paying vastly different tax rates.
With Individual Mandate Softened, Americans Paying a Very Unfair Obamacare Tax

With Individual Mandate Softened, Americans Paying a Very Unfair Obamacare Tax

Tax policy is now being applied unevenly to large swaths of the population, as more people are now eligible to avoid getting health coverage for another year.
Let's Get It Right About Tax Burden And 'Fair Share'

Let's Get It Right About Tax Burden And 'Fair Share'

To here many pundits talk, business owners and the wealthy aren't paying enough in taxes. The numbers show the opposite is true.
Zuckerberg Selling Facebook Shares to Pay Off Hefty Tax Bill

Zuckerberg Selling Facebook Shares to Pay Off Hefty Tax Bill

To exercise an option on 60 million Facebook shares, Mark Zuckerberg needs to raise $2.3 billion just to pay the IRS.
5 Year-End Tax Tips to Get You Ready for 2014

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.
Tax Tips: 5 Rules for Deducting Business Meals

Tax Tips: 5 Rules for Deducting Business Meals

Follow these suggestions in order to optimize what you claim come tax time.
Tax Tips for Writing Off Your Holiday Party

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.
IRS to Take a Closer Look at Small Business Filings

IRS to Take a Closer Look at Small Business Filings

Here are three important tips for how entrepreneurs can avoid getting into trouble with the IRS.
5 Hiring Practices to Keep You Out of Hot Water With the IRS

5 Hiring Practices to Keep You Out of Hot Water With the IRS

Distinguishing between independent contractors and employees properly means covering all your bases. Here are five important steps to take.
Big Business Risks Alienating Small Business by Shunning Tea Party

Big Business Risks Alienating Small Business by Shunning Tea Party

Maintaining an alliance with small-business owners is in the best interests of big-business leaders. Instead, there is a fight brewing.
Xero Raises Additional $150 Million, Challenging Intuit

Xero Raises Additional $150 Million, Challenging Intuit

Is your accounting software beautiful? New Zealand-based Xero thinks it should be.
Options for Deducting Your Company's Auto Expenses

Options for Deducting Your Company's Auto Expenses

Deducting auto expenses can confound small-business owners, but it doesn't have to. Here's a quick explanation of your options.
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.
Taxes 101: How to Maximize Your Dining Write-Off

Taxes 101: How to Maximize Your Dining Write-Off

Many small business owners don't take full advantage of this deduction. Check out this video for more information on maximizing your write-offs and saving taxes.

Why You Should Start Preparing Your Ultimate Exit Strategy Now

You don't want your family to fight after you're gone, and you don't want the IRS to claim more than is necessary during the transition. Here are a few basics rules of thumb for creating a succession plan.
October Means It's Tax Time For Many Businesses

October Means It's Tax Time For Many Businesses

Most folks don't think about taxes until the spring, but October has some important tax deadlines for business owners.
The Tax Break Most 'Green' Entrepreneurs Forget

The Tax Break Most 'Green' Entrepreneurs Forget

If your business is involved in green design or construction, you could be leaving hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax write-offs on the table. Here's how to stop.

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