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When are 2019 Tax Returns Due? Every Date You Need to File Business Taxes in 2020
16Sep
When are 2019 Tax Returns Due? Every Date You Need to File Business Taxes in 2020
Getting your taxes filed on time is a lot easier when you a) have a year-round accounting system and b) have a clear deadline to aim for.
Is Outsourced Accounting Worth the Cost?
10Sep
Is Outsourced Accounting Worth the Cost?
Hate using your time to keep track of your business’s finances? You’re in good company. Many business owners consider bookkeeping, accounting, and tax filing the least enjoyable aspects of running their companies.
5 Common Ways Small Businesses Screw Up When Filing Their Taxes
30Jan
5 Common Ways Small Businesses Screw Up When Filing Their Taxes
It’s that time of year again. Tax season. This time, you’re sure you’ve got things under control.
4 Tax Act Changes That Affect Business Owners in 2018
16Nov
4 Tax Act Changes That Affect Business Owners in 2018
Like so many others in the tax industry, we’ve spent the last 10 months combing through the 100+ page Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017. There are many changes. Some of those changes are still being studied by accountants and the IRS alike, so it’s impossible to detail them all here. But we pulled out the top four changes you should know about the new law that could affect your 2018 returns.
Start Hiring Sooner—the IRS Will Pay You To Do It
7Sep
Start Hiring Sooner—the IRS Will Pay You To Do It
Hiring? If you run a startup, you probably should be. Job growth is up, unemployment is down, and our country’s already competitive labor market is on track to tighten even further in the coming months.
What Could Your Startup Accomplish With an Extra $250K in 2019?
16Aug
What Could Your Startup Accomplish With an Extra $250K in 2019?
A quarter of a million dollars could transform your startup. Or it could buy you a vintage Taco Bell hot sauce packet. No joke—as of this writing, that is a genuine listing on eBay: one unopened pouch of Taco Bell hot sauce, circa 1984–1992, priced at exactly $250,000.
How Founders Can Prioritize Spending to Maximize Business Growth
10Aug
How Founders Can Prioritize Spending to Maximize Business Growth
Founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, says, “We cannot be in survival mode. We have to be in growth mode.” Any business must be growing to survive and flourish, especially in its initial years.
Why Location Matters When Filing Business Taxes
20Jul
Why Location Matters When Filing Business Taxes
Where you do business says a lot about your company. If you’re a clothing shop in Waikiki, you probably have to keep your bikinis and boardshorts stocked all year round.
Examples of R&D Tax Credit Qualified Research Expenses
29Jun
Examples of R&D Tax Credit Qualified Research Expenses
One of the most momentous parts of business is nailing down what makes your product or service different.
When are 2018 Tax Returns Due? Every Date You Need to File Business Taxes in 2019
1Jun
When are 2018 Tax Returns Due? Every Date You Need to File Business Taxes in 2019
Filing and paying your taxes on time is a lot easier when you a) know when they’re due (obviously) and b) have a year-round accounting system.
How the Tax Act Affects Your 2018 Meals & Entertainment Deductions
10May
How the Tax Act Affects Your 2018 Meals & Entertainment Deductions
Many are still torn on how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will help or hurt U.S. small businesses, but there is one change that would have a sweeping effect on most startups: The more rigid restrictions on what businesses can deduct for meals and entertainment expenses (M&E)
Foreign Shareholders? It’s 250% More Expensive to File Late
6Apr
Foreign Shareholders? It’s 250% More Expensive to File Late
Form 5472 is a reporting requirement for all U.S. business entities who have owners or shareholders from outside the U.S. who own 25% or more of the company.
Don’t Let Foreign Business Tax Obligations Get Lost in Translation
5Apr
Don’t Let Foreign Business Tax Obligations Get Lost in Translation
Tax season can be stressful for any individual or business owner. Unless you’re an expert, the guidelines feel complicated and vague, and the repercussions can get expensive and detrimental.
19 of the Best Tax Filing Resources for Startups & Small Businesses
21Dec
19 of the Best Tax Filing Resources for Startups & Small Businesses
Like most of today’s business owners, you probably don’t spend a lot of time sifting through the IRS’s website for tax-saving tips.
Must Knows for Delaware-Registered Startups Based in California
1Dec
Must Knows for Delaware-Registered Startups Based in California
As of 2016, more than a million U.S. companies have incorporated in Delaware, including many startups and small businesses that hail from California’s Silicon Valley.