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July 28, 2017
How to Pay Yourself As a Business Owner

Did you start a company recently and now you're wondering what the rules for paying yourself as a business owner? Entrepreneurs can choose to compensate themselves with a salary, draw or both. In other words, you can decide to give yourself a regular paycheck for your efforts or pay yourself based on the company's overall profits.

July 21, 2017
Top 13 Tax Deductions for a 1099 Employee/Freelancer Likely to Escape Detection

The IRS greets freelancers and other 1099 recipients with a wealth of business deductions, primarily in the form of Schedule C. This article provides an alert, exploring Tax deductions for a 1099 employee/freelancer likely to escape detection by 1099 recipients.

July 14, 2017
Business Gatherings: When You Can Write Off Meals on Your Taxes for Business

It's no doubt that meals for business gatherings that include meals can become quite expensive for any company, especially a smaller-to-midsized company. Although sometimes it's important to note that there can be tax write-offs for certain business-related meal expenses.

July 07, 2017
3 Reasons Why Excel For Accounting Doesn’t Equal Success

Excel is one of those products that is often misunderstood and misused. Although it is great for quick equations, reports, and other uses, many tend to use it as a one-stop accountant. However, this tends to quickly go awry - one wrong keystroke could lead to many, many errors. Unfortunately, Excel for accounting doesn't equal success - here are three reasons why.

July 05, 2017
Taxes to Think About Before Selling Your Home and Their Implications

When thinking about selling a home, taxes are not usually the first thing most people think about. However, taxes are something to consider because they do play a role once you've sold your home. Therefore, it's best to spend some time learning about the tax implications that accompany the sale of your home.