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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:

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    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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    5 Tax Tips for Deducting Travel Expenses

    by on April 1, 2014

    Business travel can be a lot of things: exciting, tiring, profitable, and — if you don’t properly manage your expenses, per the IRS — taxing (in the financial sense).

    When it comes to deciding what to claim and how, there’s no substitute for seeking a…

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    4 Solutions for Common Small-Business Money Mistakes

    by on March 17, 2014

    Tax season may not be your favorite time of year, but it can provide a catalyst for identifying and addressing any financial missteps you’ve taken over the past year.

    Here are four common financial mistakes that small-business owners make — and some exper…

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