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Preparing for Taxes

  1. Checklist for the End of Your Small Business’ Fiscal Year 5 Min

    We go over the important things that your small business must do before the end of the fiscal year. Keeping your books in order is an…

  2. Expert Tips: How to Deal With the IRS 3 Min

    Need to deal with the IRS? Take a deep breath, get your notes organized, and use these tips that can ease the pain when the IRS comes…

  3. Estate Planning for Family Business Owners 4 Min

    Proper estate planning means your business will be taken care of after you’re gone. Learn what you can do now to transfer a business…

  4. W-4 forms: How they relate to W-2 forms and impact business owners 9 Min

    While they may have similar names, IRS Forms W-2 and W-4 serve completely different functions. Learn the differences between the two before…

  5. Preparing Year-End Finances for Seamless Tax Filing 3 Min

    When tax season is around the corner, getting your finances in order can help you avoid problems at tax time. Here are tips for business…

  6. Cash-Only Business? Here’s How to Avoid an Audit 2 Min

    Cash-only businesses are 10x more likely to get an IRS audit. Read our tips to minimize your risk of getting an audit for your cash-only…

  7. Bookkeeping Tips to Get You Ready to File Taxes 3 Min

    Before filing taxes, use our guide to get organized, avoid penalties, claim deductions or file a tax extension to get the most out of your…

  8. Are You Overpaying Your Unemployment Insurance Taxes? 3 Min

    Every year companies over-pay their unemployment insurance taxes. Find out what you need to do to protect your business while still being…

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