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    What Every Small-Business Owner Should Do Before the Year Ends

    by on December 14, 2012

    Although your mood of late may be moving from motivated to merry, there is much that you — and every small-business owner — should do before the year ends to set yourself on a good path for 2013.

    Here are a few action items that should be at the top of yo…

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    Potential Payroll Tax Changes to be Aware of in 2013

    by on November 28, 2012

    A new year means a new round of potential U.S. tax law changes that would impact payroll in 2013. Your main focus is on growing your small business, but not being aware of these changes could make for a stressful tax season as deadlines near. To help ease the …

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    8 Small Business Tax-Saving Tips for 2012

    by on November 27, 2012

    As we near the end of a tumultuous 12 months with a tug-of-war on tax reform in Congress, many small-business owners are probably wondering what they need to know about their 2012 taxes.

    Here’s a list of tips that can save you money, courtesy of Craig Ca…

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    3 Tips for Paying Quarterly Estimated Taxes

    by on November 8, 2012

    For most Americans, April 15 is the big tax deadline each year. But for those who don’t have an employer withholding money from their paychecks — namely, small-business owners — payments are actually due four times a year.

    These quarterly estimated taxe…

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    8 Small-Business Tax Deductions You Should Know By Now

    by on November 2, 2012

    Small-business owners new to their role are expected to ramp up quickly. They need to have strong leadership skills (even when don’t come naturally), they need to think quickly on their feet, and sooner rather than later, they need to become tax experts.

    Wi…

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    4 Incorporation Mistakes Small Businesses Make

    by on October 25, 2012

    Incorporation can be a smart decision for small businesses as they start to grow. Knowing when and how to do it, however, is sometimes difficult, and the process can be complicated.

    Here are four (often costly) incorporation mistakes that small businesses ten…

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    The Top 5 Tax Mistakes Small Businesses Make

    by on October 22, 2012

    It can be easy to forget about Uncle Sam when you’re in the midst of day-to-day operations, but making tax mistakes can be costly for your small business. To help you prevent hearing the knock of the IRS at your door, here are five common tax-centric mistake…

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    How to Make an IRS Audit Easier for You and Your Accountant

    by on October 12, 2012

    No one likes to be audited by the IRS. Most tax audits, however, are just requests for more information and, as long as you have the appropriate documentation, they can be a breeze.

    As a small-business owner, you are required to keep original receipts and inv…

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