News and Articles About Taxes

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

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.
Kathleen Davis
5 Easy Ways to Take Control of Bookkeeping Without Wasting Your Time
Finance

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.
Mark J. Kohler
Why Missing Quarterly Tax Deposits Can Devastate Your Business
Finance

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.
Mark J. Kohler
What To Do If You Receive a 1099-K Notice From the IRS
Finance

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.
Barbara Weltman
The IRS Wants to Know If Your Freelancer Should Be Getting a W2
Finance

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.
Jeff Wald
5 Reasons the IRS's New Focus on Small Businesses Is Ridiculously Egregious
Finance

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.
Ray Hennessey
10 States Without Sales Tax This Weekend
Marketing

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.
Jenna Goudreau
Why Overseas Job Creation Is Good for U.S. Workers
Finance

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.
Ray Hennessey
OPINION: For Employers, Obamacare Penalties Abound
Finance

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.
Ray Hennessey
3 Weekly Accounting Habits to Install Right This Minute
Starting a Business

3 Weekly Accounting Habits to Install Right This Minute

To ease the pain of doing your taxes later, here are some good-accounting practices to implement now.
Amrik Randhawa
Signs That You Are About to Get Audited (Infographic)
Finance

Signs That You Are About to Get Audited (Infographic)

Here's a look at your odds of being audited. And how you can tell if you might be next.
Kathleen Davis
Tax Time Bruises Still Hurt? 3 Accounting Habits to Implement Now
Finance

Tax Time Bruises Still Hurt? 3 Accounting Habits to Implement Now

With this year's tax season happily in your rearview, now's the time to make your next tax time easier. Here are some tips.
Amrik Randhawa
Finance

Can I Deduct That? Your Tax Deduction Checklist

Figuring out what you can and can't deduct as a business expense is challenging. These tips help you lower your tax bill without running afoul of the federal tax code.