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    3 Tax Deductions Available Only to Startup Businesses

    by on January 21, 2015

    If you started a business last year and incurred some expenses before you officially opened your doors, you may be entitled to deduct certain startup and organizational costs on your tax return this year. But the IRS has strict guidelines you must follow to cl…

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    How to Find an Accountant That Specializes in Freelance

    by on January 9, 2015

    If freelance work is your primary form of income, managing your taxes can be highly complicated. While software like QuickBooks Self-Employed will help facilitate the process, some business owners may opt to supplement that software with an accountant tha…

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    The Freelancer’s Guide to Income Tax

    by on January 8, 2015

    Whether this is your first year as a freelancer, or you’re a seasoned veteran, the tax rules and regulations surrounding freelance work are numerous and complicated. If you intend to handle the filing of your tax return yourself, there are some key deduc…

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    All You Need to Know About Using an Online Payroll Service

    by on January 7, 2015

    With payroll, timing is everything. You have to pay your employees on time, pay the IRS on time, and file all the right payroll tax forms with government agencies on time to stay compliant. This adds up to a lot of your time spent crunching numbers and stressi…

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    Expert Advice: What to Do if Your Business Owes Back Taxes to the IRS

    by on January 5, 2015

    Most small-business owners are meticulous about making sure their taxes are paid and on time, but sometimes the unexpected happens and they fall behind. We spoke to Terri E. Brunsdon, a CPA and an attorney with the Brunsdon Law Firm, about what options are ava…

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    4 Things Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know Before April 15

    by on December 23, 2014

    April 15 — tax day — will be here before you know it. According to Adam Boatsman, a founding partner of¬†Boatsman Gilmore Wagner and an expert on business tax issues, there are a number of special things small-business owners need to be aware of when prepari…

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    4 Tasks Small Business Owners Must Complete Before January 1st

    by on December 5, 2014

    Small business owners are often spread thin over the holidays, balancing the competing demands of the busy shopping season and responsibilities to family and friends. And while entrepreneurs may be tempted to let some tasks slide into the new year, the truth i…

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    5 Tips for Year-End Tax Deductions

    by on November 20, 2014

    With 2014 coming to a close, it’s as good a time as any to start preparing your annual tax return. And while tax season is nobody’s favorite time of the year, individuals and families can take steps to make tax filing a little less painful.
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