News and Articles About Taxes
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.
Entrepreneurs Like Obama's Call for Tax Reform, Immigration Overhaul and Deficit Accord -- Minimum-Wage Hike, Not So Much
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.
Here is a rundown of what entrepreneurs will be listening for from the President in his annual address to Congress.
The liberal activist recently proposed using multinationals' overseas cash to fund U.S. small businesses.
Seed-stage companies had a particularly rough go in 2012, and money will likely to be sparser in 2013.
Say goodbye to your box of receipts -- here is a breakdown of which financial documents you really need to hold on to and which ones you can shred.
Follow these tips for using the popular accounting software right.
While you may think of accountants as numbers people, a good accountant does more than just crunch the numbers. Here's what to ask to find the best one.
Tax accountant Mark Kohler offers need-to-know advice to business owners.
While the political compromise in Washington might have been an overall plus for the U.S. economy, the measures are likely to damp small-business employment.
Here's what entrepreneurs need to know about the American Taxpayer Relief Act.
New IRS-approved web filing options make filing 1099 forms a breeze.
Given the business outlook for the coming year, it's hard to find any winners and the list of losers is long.
This time of year may be about giving, but don't forget to devote plenty of time to getting your books in order. Here are a few often-missed year-end accounting tasks.
As Republicans and Democrats lock horns in Washington over tax thresholds, small business owners say they just need some clarity.
Higher taxes are all but certain. Here are four ways starting a new business can help you offset the impact of any fiscal cliff changes.
It's the season of giving. But before you open your wallet, follow this checklist to make sure you get your money is put to the best use.
Several small-business owners met with the president this week to discuss the possible fiscal cliff. We caught up with one entrepreneur to find out what they talked about.
When you're first starting up, making a few accounting allies can help set you on the right track to have hassle-free financials.
Entrepreneurship professor Scott Shane's insights on how spending cuts and tax increases could affect you.
According to a new survey entrepreneurs are in favor of extending current tax rates, but are open to eliminating deductions.
Barack Obama won his reelection bid last night. See what his second term holds for small businesses.
Waiting until the end of the year to get your books in order can be a losing gamble. Consider knocking out those year-end anxieties now.
Think concerns over the coming federal spending cuts and tax increases are overblown? Think again. Here's why.