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Are You Starting Your Own Business? Here Are 10 Steps You Need To Know.

Starting your own business can be exciting and terrifying at the same time. Starting off on the right foot with careful planning and preparation can save you time, money, and effort both short-term and long-term. Thankfully, there are tons of … Continue reading

Draws and Distributions – Who’s on first, what’s on second!

In a previous post, we discussed how a business owner could be paid based on the type of entity established as well as the resultant business tax return. Do you know the difference between Draws and Distributions? In this post … Continue reading

Which QuickBooks System is Right for Your Business?

Small business owners usually get into business because they are passionate about what they do, sell, or make. Most are not in it for the accounting, invoicing, tracking of expenses, and endless reporting. If you are a successful small business … Continue reading

Payroll Management Systems Guide

Payroll is defined as 1) a paymaster’s or employer’s list of those entitled to pay and of the amounts due to each, and 2) the total amount of money that a company pays to all of its employees. Beyond just an … Continue reading

I Am A Small Business Owner, Now How Do I Get Paid?

Simple answer, it depends. How a small business owner is paid is based on the type of entity or the business tax return that you establish. First of all, the IRS has certain defaults – for example a single-owner LLC … Continue reading

Maximize Available Tax Deductions to Reduce Your Tax Liability

A taxpayer has two options related to declaring allowable deductions on their tax return. The first option is the Standard Deduction which is a set amount the IRS allows based on filing status. The 2nd option, if applicable, is to … Continue reading

How can I keep current on tax changes?

One sure thing is that Tax Laws are in a constant state of change! Finding accurate tax information or updates is vital for both individual taxpayers and small businesses. Staying up-to-date on federal, state or local regulations is good for … Continue reading

Record management and the business owner: You have options.

Record keeping is an ongoing task in business. Not only should you keep an electronic accounting of your business activities, using a system like QuickBooks, you also need to keep copies of documents that are pertinent to your business. It … Continue reading

Tips for Keeping Tax Payments and Records in Order

Most small businesses are structured as sole proprietors or as what is called a pass-through entity such as a Partnership or S-Corp. A major challenge is estimating and paying taxes for the current tax year based on expected profits. Making … Continue reading

5 Things you Need to Know When Starting a Business

Like many entrepreneurs, you have a great idea. The big question is where to start when establishing a business. Here is a short list of tasks or considerations: #1 – Do your research Come up with a name and make … Continue reading

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