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Why Missing Quarterly Tax Deposits Can Devastate Your Business

Why Missing Quarterly Tax Deposits Can Devastate Your Business

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Don't get yourself in trouble with the IRS. Here's how to make sure you stay on top of tax deposits.
September 9, 2013 in Tax Center
What To Do If You Receive a 1099-K Notice From the IRS

What To Do If You Receive a 1099-K Notice From the IRS

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Stay calm: It may not be an audit. Get some professional tax advice, gather up your records and respond, says tax expert Barbara Weltman.
August 27, 2013 in Tax Center
The IRS Wants to Know If Your Freelancer Should Be Getting a W2

The IRS Wants to Know If Your Freelancer Should Be Getting a W2

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When the U.S. government is hurting for pennies, you'd better mind your Ps and Qs.
August 14, 2013 in Tax Center
5 Reasons the IRS's New Focus on Small Businesses Is Ridiculously Egregious

5 Reasons the IRS's New Focus on Small Businesses Is Ridiculously Egregious

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The IRS is sending letters to tens of thousands of small businesses asking if they are underreporting revenue, according to new reports.
August 12, 2013 in Tax Center
10 States Without Sales Tax This Weekend

10 States Without Sales Tax This Weekend

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A look at how businesses can cash in on the upcoming sales-tax holidays around the U.S.
August 1, 2013 in Sales
Why Overseas Job Creation Is Good for U.S. Workers

Why Overseas Job Creation Is Good for U.S. Workers

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Rather than robbing jobs, increased growth overseas actually helps companies domestically, which is good for both employees and investors.
July 30, 2013 in Tax Center
OPINION: For Employers, Obamacare Penalties Abound

OPINION: For Employers, Obamacare Penalties Abound

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When it comes to the increased trend of adding part-time jobs under Obamacare, what looks like a 'win-win' is actually a 'lose-lose' for businesses.
July 29, 2013 in Tax Center

3 Weekly Accounting Habits to Install Right This Minute

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To ease the pain of doing your taxes later, here are some good-accounting practices to implement now.
July 18, 2013 in Business Management
Signs That You Are About to Get Audited (Infographic)

Signs That You Are About to Get Audited (Infographic)

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Here's a look at your odds of being audited. And how you can tell if you might be next.
July 16, 2013 in Tax Center
Tax Time Bruises Still Hurt? 3 Accounting Habits to Implement Now

Tax Time Bruises Still Hurt? 3 Accounting Habits to Implement Now

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With this year's tax season happily in your rearview, now's the time to make your next tax time easier. Here are some tips.
June 26, 2013 in Tax Center

Can I Deduct That? Your Tax Deduction Checklist

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Figuring out what you can and can't deduct as a business expense is challenging. These tips help you lower your tax bill without running afoul of the federal tax code.
June 5, 2013 in Tax Center
Survey: Fewer Small Businesses Expect to Hire or Grow

Survey: Fewer Small Businesses Expect to Hire or Grow

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A new report by U.S. Bank cites economic uncertainty as a top challenge for business owners when considering the future of their companies.
April 22, 2013 in Business Management
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

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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.
April 12, 2013 in Personal Finance
How to Buy More Time on Your Taxes With an Extension

How to Buy More Time on Your Taxes With an Extension

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Don't feel pressured to file by April 15. If you're scrambling to get your taxes done this weekend, you might be better off filing for an extension. Here's how to do it the right way.
April 12, 2013 in Tax Center
Simple Strategies for Last-Minute Tax Filers

Simple Strategies for Last-Minute Tax Filers

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You have one week left to get your taxes done, but that doesn't mean you have to scramble. Here are some simple strategies to make the process go smoothly.
April 8, 2013 in Tax Center
5 Questions to Ask Before Filing Your Taxes

5 Questions to Ask Before Filing Your Taxes

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Don't file your taxes just yet. You could save yourself more money by answering these five simple questions.
April 4, 2013 in Tax Center
Are You Leaving Money on the Table? 5 Often Overlooked Tax Deductions

Are You Leaving Money on the Table? 5 Often Overlooked Tax Deductions

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At tax time, novice entrepreneurs will quickly find out just how complex the U.S. tax system is. But don't let that stop you from taking advantage of a few key tax deductions.
March 26, 2013 in Tax Center
Tax-Time Crunch: 3 Deduction-Tips To Help Boost Your Bottom Line

Tax-Time Crunch: 3 Deduction-Tips To Help Boost Your Bottom Line

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April 15th is right around the corner. Here's how to minimize what you owe to Uncle Sam.
March 20, 2013 in Tax Center
7 Tips for Keeping Receipts Organized for Tax Time

7 Tips for Keeping Receipts Organized for Tax Time

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Your accountant will love you if you follow these record-keeping basics. And auditors will have less cause for concern.
February 22, 2013 in Tax Center
How to Hire the Right People and Other Tips This Week

How to Hire the Right People and Other Tips This Week

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Why you should open up to potential hires, how you should approach influential people, the importance of listening to your fans and more: our best tips of the week.
February 22, 2013 in Human Resources
How to Keep Your Zen During Tax Season

How to Keep Your Zen During Tax Season

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Here are five recommendations for keeping things copacetic this tax season.
February 20, 2013 in Tax Center
How the IRS Classifies Independent Contractors

How the IRS Classifies Independent Contractors

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The Internal Revenue Service scrutinizes the use of contractors carefully, so don't let worker-classification rules trip you up or you could wind up extra taxes, penalties and interest. Here's how to avoid tax problems with 1099 workers.
February 18, 2013 in Employment Law
Entrepreneurs Like Obama's Call for Tax Reform, Immigration Overhaul and Deficit Accord -- Minimum-Wage Hike, Not So Much

Entrepreneurs Like Obama's Call for Tax Reform, Immigration Overhaul and Deficit Accord -- Minimum-Wage Hike, Not So Much

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In his first State of the Union Address of his second term, the President touched on a handful of issues that matter to the U.S. small-business community.
February 13, 2013 in Leadership
What Small-Business Owners Want to Hear at the State of the Union Address

What Small-Business Owners Want to Hear at the State of the Union Address

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Here is a rundown of what entrepreneurs will be listening for from the President in his annual address to Congress.
February 11, 2013 in Business Management

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