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The Year-End Accounting Missteps of Rookie Entrepreneurs

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.

Business Owners Want Fiscal-Cliff Deal for Customers

As Republicans and Democrats lock horns in Washington over tax thresholds, small business owners say they just need some clarity.

Fiscal Cliff Worries? Starting a New Business Could Be Your Best Tax Option

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.

3 Things to Consider Before Your Business Donates to Charity

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.

Inside What Small-Business Owners Had to Say to Obama About the Fiscal Cliff

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.

Your Startup's Top 3 Most Trusted Accounting Allies

When you're first starting up, making a few accounting allies can help set you on the right track to have hassle-free financials.

What's the Best Outcome for Small Business on the Fiscal Cliff? (Opinion)

Entrepreneurship professor Scott Shane's insights on how spending cuts and tax increases could affect you.

Tax Reform a Priority for Small Business Owners

According to a new survey entrepreneurs are in favor of extending current tax rates, but are open to eliminating deductions.

Barack Obama's Second Term Small-Business Agenda

Barack Obama won his reelection bid last night. See what his second term holds for small businesses.

Why Mid-Year Tax Reviews Are a Must for First-Time Entrepreneurs

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.

Should Small Business Fear the Fiscal Cliff? (Opinion)

Think concerns over the coming federal spending cuts and tax increases are overblown? Think again. Here's why.

Where They Stand on Taxes: Obama vs. Romney

The Presidential candidates have been stumping for tax reform on the campaign trail, laying out two different approaches. Here's a comparison.

Health Care, Taxes Top Political Concerns for Small Business (Infographic)

As the Presidential campaign takes center stage, here's a look at the issues entrepreneurs care about the most.

What Paul Ryan on the GOP Ticket Could Mean for Small-Business Owners

In choosing the conservative Congressman from Wisconsin, Mitt Romney makes a bold choice. But is it a good one?

How to Properly Close Your Business

Remember to take care of these five things when if you have to go out of business.

The Fiscal Cliff: 3 Tax Changes You Need to Know Are Coming

At the end of the year, a slew of tax breaks are set to expire, effectively increasing your bill to Uncle Sam. Here is a rundown of some of the changes that may not heard about.

Why You Should Hire Your Kids This Summer

Putting your children on your payroll can help save on taxes and give them a taste of entrepreneurship.

Five Steps to Get Your Business Finances in Order

Establishing solid corporate and accounting strategies from the start is critical when launching a business. Consider this advice to get off on the right financial foot.

The Health-Care Law's Mandate: A Tax on Young Americans?

Minutes after the Supreme Court handed down its decision to uphold the health-care law, critics lambasted it for amounting to a massive new tax -- which would mostly affect young people.

Hidden Cash: Tap Into R&D Tax Credits

Many small businesses could save big bucks by taking advantage of a tax credit long popular with larger companies.

Is the Health Care Tax Credit a Dud?

A Government Accountability Office report says the effort to help small businesses pay for health care is too complex to be useful.

What Small Businesses Care About This Election Year

New data reveals business owners' top concerns and confusion.

Rating the Best -- and Worst -- States to Do Business

Find out how your state and county compare to the rest of U.S.

Lowering Taxes on Manufacturers Won't Help Small Business (Opinion)

Giving special treatment to one industry leads to misallocation of resources to that favored business sector.

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