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4th Quarter Tax Strategies for Small Business

4th Quarter Tax Strategies for Small Business

2013 ushered in more tax changes than the American taxpayer has seen in a decade. Some of them were well publicized, while a few might come as a surprise to unwary taxpayers.

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A Guide to Tax Deductions for Writers, Bloggers, and Independent Journalists

A Guide to Tax Deductions for Writers, Bloggers, and Independent Journalists

For a writer, blogger or independent freelance journalist, thousands of dollars in taxes can ride on a single question: Are you a professional or a hobbyist?

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5 Tax Deductions Small Businesses Shouldn’t Fear Taking

5 Tax Deductions Small Businesses Shouldn’t Fear Taking

Every tax-filing season, most Americans go on a quest to find as many tax deductions as possible. At the same time, many small business owners and independent contractors leave money on the table because they fear that certain tax deductions will draw the attention of auditors.

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Taxing Questions: What Makes an Artist a Professional

Taxing Questions: What Makes an Artist a Professional

For a writer, artist, actor, dancer, clown, or musician, thousands of dollars in taxes can often ride on a single question: is the artist a professional or an amateur?

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Internet Sales Tax Preparation Tips

Internet Sales Tax Preparation Tips

One rumor making the rounds on Capitol Hill recently says that we owe the battle over Internet sales tax collection to the Harry Potter phenomenon when local tax authorities saw hundreds of thousands of dollars in sales tax magically disappear.

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What Small Businesses Must Do about Taxes AFTER April 15

What Small Businesses & Independent Contractors Must Do about Taxes AFTER April 15

Remember how good it felt on the morning of April 16 when you woke up and realized that your taxes had been filed, and you didn’t have to worry about them for another year? Yeah, about that..

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The Tax Fallout From DOMA

The Tax Fallout From DOMA

When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on June 26, it kicked off a Gay Pride week celebration like no other. Barely two weeks later, however, reality is setting in for same-sex couples and small business owners who are realizing that the ruling creates both tax opportunities and potential problems.

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2013 State Sales Tax Holidays

2013 State Sales Tax Holidays: Plan Ahead for Savings or Profit

This year, 18 states have a total of more than 25 separate sales tax holidays that exempt certain purchases from state sales taxes.

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Public Relations 1-2-3

Public Relations 1-2-3

Miranda Tan, Founder and CEO of MyPRGenie, was among the speakers at a recent Small Business Success Weekend events in 1800Accountant’s offices in the Empire State Building. Tan taught the eager entrepreneurs how to promote their small business through public relations.

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Social Media 1-2-3

Social Media 1-2-3

Miranda Tan, Founder and CEO of MyPRGenie, was among the speakers at a recent Small Business Success Weekend events in 1800Accountant’s offices in the Empire State Building. Tan covered the information that small business owners need to create and implement a winning social media marketing campaign that helps you sell products and services.

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Tax Tips: Electrician

Tax Tips and Deductions: Electricians

If you are a self-employed electrician who handles electrical processes and solutions for residential or commercial properties, here are some tax tips and tax deductions for electricians to help you keep more of your hard-earned money.

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Tax Tips: Landscapers

Tax Tips and Deductions: Landscapers

If you are a self-employed landscaper who cuts grass and trims trees for residential or commercial property, here are some tax tips and tax deductions for landscapers to help you keep more of your hard-earned money.

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Tax Tips: E-commerce

Tax Tips and Deductions: E-Commerce

If you are an e-commerce seller who sells products or services on the Internet, there are several things you should know about your tax requirements and tax deductions to help you keep more of the money you earn through online sales on eBay, Amazon, or through your own website.

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Tax Tips: Musicians

Tax Tips and Deductions: Musicians

Whether you produce melodic sounds on a saxophone with your lips, strum beautiful chords on your acoustic guitar, or imitate Billy Joel's “Piano Man” on your harmonica, here are some tax tips and tax deductions for musicians to help you stay IRS compliant and keep more of your hard-earned money.

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Tax Tips: Consultants

Tax Tips and Deductions: Consultants

Whether you work as an IT consultant in New York City, or you consult with farmers in the Midwest, there are several tax strategies worth implementing and tax deductions that can help reduce your IRS bill. The following are tax tips and tax deductions for self-employed consultants.

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Tax Tips: Mom and Pop

Tax Tips and Deductions: Mom and Pop Retailers

Mom-and-pop retail stores come in all shapes and sizes. From stores selling handmade sweaters to those offering a variety of ice cream flavors, small and family-owned retailers run the gamut far and wide. But there’s one thing they all have in common – they can implement many of the same tax strategies and use many similar tax deductions to stay IRS compliant and keep more of the income they generate.

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Tax Tips: Real Estate Agents

Tax Tips and Deductions: Real Estate Agents

Working as a real estate agent can be a very lucrative profession. To help you keep more of your hard-earned money, here are some helpful tax tips and tax deductions for real estate agents.

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Tax Tips: Day Traders

Tax Tips and Deductions: Day Traders

Day traders can receive special tax deductions, but several important rules must be followed. To help you keep more of your hard-earned money, here are some helpful tax tips and tax deductions for day traders.

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Tax Tips: Truckers

Tax Tips and Deductions: Truckers

If you are a truck driver in the U.S. who transports goods between locations, here are some tax tips and tax deductions for truckers to help you keep more of your hard-earned money.

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