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6 Fundamental Tax Tips for Entrepreneurs

Follow these simple rules to maximize your money--while staying on the IRS's good side.

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I had lunch with a fellow financial writer the other day. Naturally, the topic turned to taxes. "I almost went out and bought a couple of iPads recently," my friend told me. "It's the end of the year, and I thought it'd be a good way to get a write-off."

"Why didn't you?" I asked.

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