Taxes Articles

  • 1099 form 2014

    Understanding the Different Types of 1099 Forms

    by on October 17, 2014

    As a business owner, you not only need to do work for your clients and customers, but also handle the back-office tasks. This includes billing, accounting, marketing, and taxes. Tax forms you’re likely to have to manage include those that begin with the number…

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    5 Simple Ways to Save Yourself Stress Before Tax Time

    by on October 10, 2014

    Tax season won’t get underway for a few more months, but now’s the time to start planning ahead. Waiting until the last minute to get your records in order could easily increase your odds of making a critical error on your return, and it significantly elevat…

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    The 8 Most Common Tax Audit Triggers

    by on October 2, 2014

    Most small-business owners would say one thing they would meticulously avoid if given the chance is a tax audit. But rather than living in fear of the unknown, let’s take a look at some of the most common triggers for a small-business tax audit. The IRS uses…

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    Top Tax Write-Offs for Small Business Owners

    by on September 15, 2014

    With each tax deduction you take, you reduce your overall tax burden. And as a small-business owner, you can use all the relief you can get.

    Make sure you don’t leave money on the table this tax season by taking advantage of these top tax write-offs:
    Hom…

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  • IRS Tax Auditor

    What Happens During An IRS Appeal?

    by on September 11, 2014

    Tax audits are rough, but you still have recourse even if they don’t end up in your favor. If your business is audited by the IRS, and the auditor rules against you but you believe the ruling to be in error, you can appeal the decision.

    You should receive …

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    Do You Have to Pay Quarterly Taxes?

    by on July 15, 2014

    If your employer withholds money each week from your paycheck, then you likely don’t have to think about making quarterly tax payments. However, for those of us who are self-employed or receive income in the form of interests, dividends, rent, alimony, gains…

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    How to File for a Tax Extension

    by on July 15, 2014

    April 15 always strikes fear in the hearts of many small business owners. That’s the IRS tax-filing deadline, and if you fail to meet it, you could face some costly penalties. However, by filing a tax extension, you can buy some extra time to review your book…

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    Understanding Business Tax Write-Offs

    by on July 15, 2014

    Whether you’re a freelancer, consultant or small business owner, every purchase you make that doubles as an investment for your business may betax-deductible. The Internal Revenue Code allows you to write off all “ordinary and necessary” expenses requi…

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