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    5 Tips for Tracking Your Business Expenses

    by on April 21, 2011

    Did you lose a week of otherwise billable time sorting through all of your credit card charges and paper receipts to work out how many of your purchases were business expenses? If so, it’s time to step up your organizational efforts and implement a system fo…

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    How to Choose a Small Business Accountant

    by on April 19, 2011

    If you’ve just spent weeks puzzling over all of the IRS forms and guidelines and still feel like you barely know the difference between a 1040 and a 1099, it may be time to admit defeat and hire an accountant to handle all your paperwork for next tax season….

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    What To Do if You Need a Tax Deadline Extension

    by on April 14, 2011

    You’re just days away from the IRS’ filing deadline, but you’re still sorting through a mountain of paperwork, dealing with a difficult new client’s demands, and you’ve got a sick kid. Best-case scenario, you’ll have your tax returns all set for in…

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    Small Business Health Care Tax Credit: Do You Qualify?

    by on April 13, 2011

    With health care costs soaring, small businesses across the country are struggling to provide health insurance coverage for their employees. In 2009, only 46 percent of small businesses with fewer than 10 employees offered health insurance to their workers,…

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    9 Tax Mistakes to Catch Before the IRS Does

    by on April 13, 2011

    You’ve sorted through a whole year’s worth of receipts, bills, and 1099s, and your tax forms are all filled out from top to bottom. But not so fast: Before you send in your paperwork, take the time to do one last check for errors. Catching your problem bef…

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    Four 2010 Tax Law Changes to Business Expenses

    by on April 11, 2011

    We’re getting down to the wire for meeting the deadline for filing this year’s tax return, so if you haven’t already filed, it’s time to get busy! But before filing your 2010 small business tax return, take note of the following tax law changes — some of wh…

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    Commerce Sec. Gary Locke on Small Business, Taxes, and Saving Money

    by on April 11, 2011

    The Intuit Small Business Blog is pleased to present a guest post from Gary Locke, the United States Secretary of Commerce.

    Since Day One of the Obama administration, the empowerment of American small business has, for a very simple reason, been a central par…

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    How Not to Trigger an IRS Audit

    by on April 7, 2011

    The IRS doesn’t reveal the exact details on how a small business tax return is selected for an audit any more than McDonald’s discusses the recipe for the Big Mac’s special sauce. The IRS does provides some hints here, but many point to red flags that scream…

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