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LLC S Corp Tax Election

LLCs Might Reap Financial Savings by Filing Taxes as S-Corporations

You may have already formed your business as an LLC. Or, you might be considering forming an LLC because it helps you and any partners avoid potential personal legal liability … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Form an LLC / Get an EIN / Set Up the Books / Small Business Tax Tips
2017 Tax Calendar with Extensions

Complete 2017 Tax Calendar With Extension Dates & Changes From 2016

If you’re a business owner, it’s time to start thinking ahead to the tax filing deadlines in 2017. There are a few changes to be aware of in 2017, thanks … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Set Up the Books / Small Business Tax Tips

Three Things Independent Contractors Should Do To Prepare For Tax Season

Tax season is upon us again, and it’s time to start gathering the materials you’ll need in order to file. If you’re an independent contractor, tax season brings with it … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Small Business Tax Tips

More Changes to the Affordable Care Act for Businesses

Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into effect in 2013, there have been a number of changes to its mandates. The latest, directed businesses, came on February 10. The … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Get Group Health Insurance / Small Business Tax Tips
taxes 2013

Hiring An Accountant Versus Using TurboTax For Your Business Taxes

The holidays and New Year’s Day are now behind us, which means the next thing looming on the calendar is tax season. For small business owners, it can also mean … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Small Business Tax Tips
eco friendly office fax

Easy Ways to Go Green in Your Office – 2013 Earth Day Update

Edit: Updated “Green Your Office Tips” for Earth Day – 4/22/2013. Happy Earth Day 2013! There are several ways to go green. Several months ago, I discussed special services that … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Set Up a Fax Number / Small Business Tax Tips
taxes 2013

DIY Tax Software for Small Businesses

With less than a month until Tax Day 2013, many small business owners may still be in a rush to get their paperwork together. And as most business owners hire … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Management / Small Business Tax Tips
home office tax deduction

Tips for Self-Employed Taxpayers for 2012 Tax Returns

Paying taxes and figuring out tax deductions can be tricky, but if you’re self-employed, maneuvering through tax returns can be downright confusing. With the help of tax software*, filing out … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Get an EIN / Small Business Tax Tips

Tax Tips for College Students and The Recently Graduated

For a student out on his or her own for the first time, anything to do with taxes is incredibly confusing. Should you even file a 2012 tax return? What … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Small Business Tax Tips

Small Business Tax Deductions You Should Be Taking

With tax season upon us, one can easily become a little overwhelmed by all the tax rules, new changes, credits and deductions. Things are doubly confusing if you’re a small … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Small Business Tax Tips

Home Office Tax Deduction Tips

Spending time on your home office/business deductions can be worth it, as long as your deductions are credible and as exact as possible. The AP recently reported on the increasing … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Small Business Tax Tips

Tax-Compare.com Has Been Re-Launched with 2009 Tax Software Reviews

We just re-launched our sister site, Tax-Compare.com, with new reviews and information about filing your taxes this year. We’ve added a Price Calculator that determines your Recommended Products and tells … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Small Business Tax Tips

How to Get a Bigger Tax Return

Correctly Calculate Your Recovery Rebate Credit for 2008: Many news outlets have already reported that a recent sampling of already-filed tax returns shows that 15% of filers have miscalculated their … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Small Business Tax Tips