Category: Taxes

6 Things to Outsource to Save You Money This Year

Most small businesses start out on a budget and the small business owner tries to save money wherever they can, which means doing a lot of tasks themselves.  This can seem like cost savings at the time but in truth it can cost the business a lot of money in the long run.  Here are… Read More »

What you need to know about the new 1099-NEC

If you own a business or are a freelancer/subcontractor to businesses, you are most likely very familiar with the 1099-MISC form.  This form has been used for the past 30+ years to report certain payments including payments to subcontractors, freelancers, service providers, landlords and attorneys. As if there haven’t been enough changes in 2020, there… Read More »

When An Expense Isn’t An Expense

  As business owners and freelancers, we pay a lot of different vendors for a lot of different things.  Most of these payments wind up on our Profit & Loss / Income Statement as expenses.  But there are a few that do not.  And these are usually the ones I get asked about.  “Why isn’t… Read More »

5 Things to Know about the New Tax Laws as a Business Owner

What do you as a small business owner need to know regarding the tax changes that took effect with the passing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act? Well, lets break down the top 5 changes that you should be aware of. Corporate tax rate has been lowered. If you have a C Corporation the… Read More »

Choosing the Right Tax Preparer for Your Business

It’s that time of year again and many business owners are looking to their tax preparer to help them file their tax return, reduce their tax liability as much as possible, and offer advice and guidance on making more money and paying less taxes in the upcoming year. That is a lot to ask of… Read More »

4 Things to do This Summer to Make Tax Time Easier

Summer is not the time when most business owners are thinking about taxes. We tend to be more focused on vacations, barbecues, beach trips, employee outings, and all the amazing things that we love about summer. However, if you are willing to take a little time, there are a few things you can do now… Read More »

Records You Should Keep for Your Business Taxes

If you’re like most business owners, you’ve started boxing up files, paperwork, and payroll records for 2016 to make room for what will come in 2017. These boxes can take up a lot of space and collect dust—whether you’re paying for off-site storage or keeping them in your office. Is there anything from 2016 that… Read More »

Stop Wasting Time on 1099s

It is that time of year…Small business owners all over the country are spending time gathering information from their vendors and independent contractors, confirming paid amounts, and starting the process of sending 1099-MISC forms. Did you know that you can avoid filing 1099-MISC forms by simply changing how you pay your vendors and independent contractors?… Read More »

Holiday Related Business Deductions

Accounting guidelines for holiday parties, gifts, and bonuses ‘Tis the season for giving. During the holidays, many businesses reward their employees’ efforts with holiday parties, gifts, or bonuses. Are you correctly accounting for these expenses? If not, you may be missing out on considerable business deductions. By properly managing your books during this season of… Read More »