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Why Posting a Net Loss Isn't a Bad Thing Come Tax Time Accountant Mark Kohler explains how you can make the best of a net loss when reporting your business taxes.

By Mark J. Kohler

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You posted a net operating loss for the year. While obviously not ideal, it isn't necessarily a bad thing when it comes to your taxes, says accountant Mark Kohler. If you aggressively track expenses, you can actually increase your net loss, which you can claim on the current or next year's return, he says.

Mark J. Kohler

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Author, Attorney and CPA

Mark Kohler, M.PR.A., C.P.A., J.D., is a highly respected Founding and Senior Partner at KKOS Lawyers, specializing in tax, legal, wealth, estate, and asset protection planning. With a reputation as a YouTube personality, best-selling author, and national speaker, Kohler is dedicated to guiding clients through complex legal and financial landscapes to achieve their American Dream. He also serves as the co-founder and Board Member of the Directed IRA Trust Company and has launched the Main Street Certified Tax Advisor Program to train CPAs and Enrolled Agents nationwide. As the co-host of The Main Street Business Podcast and The Directed IRA Podcast, he simplifies intricate topics like legal and tax strategy, asset protection, retirement, investing, and wealth growth. Mark Kohler's commitment to helping entrepreneurs and small business owners attain success and financial security has made him a trusted expert in the field, benefiting countless individuals and businesses in navigating the financial and business world with confidence.

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