Taxes

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Zuckerberg Selling Facebook Shares to Pay Off Hefty Tax Bill
Technology

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.
Ray Hennessey
5 Year-End Tax Tips to Get You Ready for 2014
Finance

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
Finance

Tax Tips: 5 Rules for Deducting Business Meals

Follow these suggestions in order to optimize what you claim come tax time.
Barbara Weltman
Tax Tips for Writing Off Your Holiday Party
Finance

Tax Tips for Writing Off Your Holiday Party

As we head into the holiday season filled with business events and parties, it'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
Finance

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.
Gabrielle Karol
5 Hiring Practices to Keep You Out of Hot Water With the IRS
Finance

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.
Barbara Weltman
Big Business Risks Alienating Small Business by Shunning Tea Party
Finance

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.
Scott Shane
Technology

Xero Raises Additional $150 Million, Challenging Intuit

Is your accounting software beautiful? New Zealand-based Xero thinks it should be.
Adam Toren
Taxes

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.
Mark J. Kohler
The Road Ahead For Entrepreneurs And Tax Reform
Finance

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.
Dean Zerbe
Taxes 101: How to Maximize Your Dining Write-Off
Taxes

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.
Mark J. Kohler
Growth Strategies

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.
J.D. Roth
October Means It's Tax Time For Many Businesses
Finance

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.
Barbara Weltman
The Tax Break Most 'Green' Entrepreneurs Forget
Finance

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.
Dean Zerbe