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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, itÂ’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.
The Richest, Poorest and Most Taxed States in America (Interactive Graphic)

The Richest, Poorest and Most Taxed States in America (Interactive Graphic)

This interactive graphic offers an in-depth look at how each state stacks up in terms of home prices, employment, tax burdens and more.
5 Easy Ways to Take Control of Bookkeeping Without Wasting Your Time

5 Easy Ways to Take Control of Bookkeeping Without Wasting Your Time

Don't let bookkeeping duties slide because they are a crucial part of running your business smoothly. Here are five ways to manage your books without draining your time.
Why Missing Quarterly Tax Deposits Can Devastate Your Business

Why Missing Quarterly Tax Deposits Can Devastate Your Business

Don't get yourself in trouble with the IRS. Here's how to make sure you stay on top of tax deposits.
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

Stay calm: It may not be an audit. Get some professional tax advice, gather up your records and respond, says tax expert Barbara Weltman.
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

When the U.S. government is hurting for pennies, you'd better mind your Ps and Qs.
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

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

10 States Without Sales Tax This Weekend

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

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

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

OPINION: For Employers, Obamacare Penalties Abound

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.

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