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Take Advantage of Home Business Tax Breaks Running a business out of your home has many advantages: no commute, you can dress how you want (well, most of the time), easy access to your kids, etc. One extra advantage of a sideline home-based business is that you often qualify for extra tax breaks. View
Barter Tax and Accounting Issues Barter transactions can provide your company with important financial, sales and marketing benefits. Like other transactions, however, barter sales are taxable, and your company must report them to the IRS. This is also true of credits you receive or spend through a barter exchange; regardless of... View
Don't Just File Your Taxes - 6 Tips for Proactive Tax Planning If you get all of your ducks in a row and get organized about your business’ tax situation, you’ll pay considerably less in taxes and have more money to grow your business. Here are some things you should be doing on a proactive basis to squeeze the most from your tax return.... View
The Guide to Nonprofits and Tax Exemption One of the great misconceptions surrounding nonprofit corporations is the idea that they all qualify for tax exemptions. The truth is that jumping through all the hoops to obtain tax-exempt status is hard work and many nonprofit organizations pay taxes like their for-profit counterparts. For... View
The 1099-MISC Form for Small Business Owners One of the challenges of owning a small business is how to manage the numerous tax forms required when paying for services.  The one tax form that is used most frequently is the 1099-MISC for payments to independent contractors.  This form must be submitted for any payments totaling... View
Infographic: A Look at Accounting and Taxes Small business owners spend a lot of time and money on taxes and accounting. Is this a burden for entrepreneurs? Get the facts on today's tax preparation and accounting trends in this SCORE infographic. View
10 Tax Tips To Keep What You Earn in 2015 We hate to break it to you, but if you're like most small business owners, you waste thousands of dollars every year in taxes you don't need to pay. In this Q&A from our most popular tax workshops, you'll get tips to help you avoid pitfalls and save money in 2015. View
Maneras de Estructurar su Negocio: ¿Corporación? ¿LLC? ¿Sociedad? Basándose en sus necesidades y actividades comerciales planeadas, los empresarios pueden elegir entre una variedad de estructuras legales. View
Podcast: Tax Strategies for Small Business Owners The SCORE Small Business Success Podcast features interviews with the best and brightest in the world of small business, covering topics such as business plans, financing, marketing, human resources, SEO, social media and more. In this podcast, SCORE mentors chat with Bert Seither... View
5 Business Deductions You May Be Missing Are you sure your business is claiming all the tax deductions to which it is entitled? We have handled millions of tax returns over the years at Liberty Tax Service, and below are a few of the deductions we notice that business owners often miss. View