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Employee vs. Independent Contractor - Tips for Business Owners

If you are a small business owner, whether you hire people as independent contractors or employees will impact the amount of taxes you withhold from their paychecks as well as how much and what types of taxes you pay. Furthermore, it will affect…
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Following Congress on its Path to Tax Reform

As Congress begins debating tax reform, you might be interested in an overview of the GOP’s proposed changes so you’ll have an understanding of what the proposals actually entail as you follow the debate and won’t have to rely on politically…
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Not All Interest Is Deductible For Taxes

A frequent question that arises when borrowing money is whether or not the interest will be tax deductible. That can be a complicated question, and unfortunately, not all interest an individual pays is deductible. The rules for deducting interest…
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Quickbooks Tip: Creating Customer Statements in QuickBooks.

Let’s say you have a regular customer who used to pay on time, but he’s been hit-and-miss lately. How do you get him caught up? Or, one of your customers thinks she’s paid you more than she owes. How do you straighten out this account? Both…
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Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You?

Many retirees have insufficient financial resources to keep up with inflation and the ever-increasing costs of medical care. What options do these seniors have, especially if they have a mortgage on their home and their retirement income is…
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Enhance Your Cash Flow, Enhance Your Business: The Top Tips You Need to Know

We've discussed at length in the past about how cash flow is ultimately one of the most important factors of a business that far too many people just aren't paying enough attention to. Cash flow maintenance is about more than just knowing how…
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October 2017 Individual Due Dates

October 10 - Report Tips to Employer If you are an employee who works for tips and received more than $20 in tips during September, you are required to report them to your employer on IRS Form 4070 no later than October 10. Your employer…
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Hiring The Right Employee Can Get You A Big Tax Credit

If you are an employer who is willing to help disadvantaged individuals, you could benefit from a substantial federal tax credit. Hiring certain new employees can qualify you for the work opportunity tax credit (WOTC). The WOTC is typically…
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Using QuickBooks’ Income Tracker

QuickBooks provides numerous ways to learn about your company’s health. Income Tracker is one of the most effective. You can get an enormous amount of useful information from QuickBooks’ reports – especially if you customize them to…