Taxes Articles

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    Expert Tips: How to Deal With the IRS

    by on February 19, 2015

    The Internal Revenue Service: a name that strikes fear into the hearts of taxpayers and business owners everywhere. If you’ve had to deal with them recently, chances are it wasn’t a very good experience. But fear not, below are a few suggestions that may ease …

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    Schedule C for Small Business Owners: 6 Tips to Make Tax Time a Breeze

    by on February 19, 2015

    If you’re a sole proprietor involved in making and/or selling a product, Schedule C [PDF] of Form 1040, which you use to report business income and expenses to the IRS, can be your friend. You can take some of the bite out of your tax burden by taking full adv…

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    State Income Tax Laws: 2015 Updates

    by on February 18, 2015

    Preparing and filing your business tax returns can be daunting, especially when there are so many laws at both the state and federal levels. Additionally, it seems there are changes to these laws every year, making it difficult for anyone to stay on top of the…

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    Tax Brackets: Know Where You Stand as a Sole Proprietor

    by on February 18, 2015

    Thinking of starting a new business in 2015? The type of company you found can have a significant effect on your tax obligation in the coming years.

    Of the most common business entities—including partnerships, LLCs and corporations—sole proprietorsh…

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    New Small Business? 5 Things to Know About Federal Income Taxes

    by on February 18, 2015

    As a small business owner, you may assume the IRS isn’t concerned with your tax liability. However, this assumption couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, reports suggest that the IRS has increasingly targeted small businesses for audits in recen…

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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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