Taxes Articles

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    Small Business Guide to Internet Sales Tax

    by on February 18, 2015

    With revenues from online commerce growing every day, the question of sales tax on internet transactions has been raised time and time again. Questions abound regarding how to charge internet sales tax, rules regarding the taxes, how they are paid, regulatio…

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    Not So Obvious Small Business Tax Deductions You Could Be Missing

    by on February 18, 2015

    Considering all of the information, receipts and files that business owners must gather in order to successfully complete their taxes, it’s no wonder that tax season sends some of them into panic mode. Even more nerve-wracking is thinking you’ve taken every …

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    File Fast: 5 Last-Minute Federal Tax Form Tips

    by on February 18, 2015

    You’ve probably heard the saying that death and taxes are facts of life. But in spite of the fact that everyone has to pay taxes, many of us put off filing taxes until the April 15 deadline is practically upon us. Unfortunately, this procrastination can res…

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    Why You May Have to Pay Franchise Tax Even if You Don’t Run a Franchise

    by on February 16, 2015

    While a franchise tax may sound like it’s only for people who own fast food joints, all small-business owners need to understand the rules related to franchise taxes because many states use them to raise revenue from businesses incorporated there, whether or n…

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    How to Select the Perfect Tax Preparer for Your Business

    by on February 5, 2015

    You need your taxes done, you don’t want to do them yourself, and now you’re faced with choosing a tax preparer that you hope will do a good job, help you pay the least amount of taxes by law, and keep you out of trouble with the IRS. But how do yo…

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    4 Things You Need to Know About Contractors and Small-Business Taxes

    by on January 30, 2015

    If 2014 was the first year you hired a contractor or freelancer, you might be unaware of your responsibilities for tax time. Here we’ll look at what you need to do to ensure you comply with IRS rules and help your contractors file their taxes on time.
    1. You P…

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    How New Healthcare Laws Affect Your Taxes

    by on January 28, 2015

    If you’re part of the 95% of private businesses that employ fewer than 50 workers, you may be wondering how new healthcare laws will impact small business owners in 2015. Since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted in March 2010, d…

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    In the Trenches: Making Sense of 1099s

    by on January 21, 2015

    Unless you run H&R Block, you’re probably like me in hating tax season. But for me, it’s not the dollars that are the issue. It’s all the awful, time-consuming paperwork. And nothing is more confusing and annoying than dealing with a 1099.
    There are actual…

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