Taxes

News and Articles About Taxes

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.

What the 'Buffett Rule' Means to Small-Business Owners

The Senate is poised to vote on a bill that would impose a minimum tax of 30 percent on all individuals with incomes of more than $1 million.

Filed Your Taxes? You Deserve a Cup of Coffee

Most companies link their promotions to days that people love to celebrate. Seattle's Best Coffee, among others, is tying its latest campaign to a day that most dread...Tax Day

Senate Offers Its Own Small-Business Tax-Cut Plan

A few days after the House introduced its tax-cut proposal for small businesses, the Senate responded with its own plan to reduce the tax burden on the coveted demographic.

How Does a 20 Percent Tax Cut Sound? Don't Hold Your Breath

Next week, Congress will take up a piece of legislation that would give businesses with fewer than 500 employees a one-year tax break.

How a Health Savings Account Can Be a Smart Tax Strategy

Have you been considering a health savings account? Here, accountant Mark Kohler explains the advantages.

Should American Entrepreneurs Favor Tariffs? (Opinion)

Tarrifs raise the price of imported goods, which can hurt not only the sales of exporters but also can the local businesses in the importing country.

How to Avoid the Biggest Bookkeeping Mistake

Accountant Mark Kohler shares tips for how to steer clear of this tax time no-no.

Why You Should Consider Using the Home-Based Office Deduction

Accountant Mark Kohler explains how this write-off can be useful come tax time.

Last-Minute Ways to Save on Your Taxes

Consider these ideas for tax breaks on your 2011 taxes.

Five Tips For Avoiding a Tax Audit

Before you file your taxes, watch out for these common red flags that could draw unwanted attention by the IRS.

Four Online Apps That Can Be Handy Come Tax Time

Frustrated or tired of using your current accounting tool? You might want to give one of these a try.

A Quick Guide for 'Solopreneurs' at Tax Time

The tax-filing process for a one-person business can be intimidating the first time around. These tips will alert you to some of the nuances.

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