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7 Steps to Start an S-Corp in Texas

Texas offers several attractive reasons to start businesses. Some of the most important include a large workforce, low taxes, and a robust economy. While starting a business in Texas is a good idea, you’ll want to know a few things before starting an S-Corp in Texas. There are requirements the state has which differ from […]

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Starting a small business in California can be a great decision. California has a large economy, a large workforce, and a streamlined way to start your small business. Although starting a small business in California is relatively easy compared to other states, there are some things to keep in mind. California has several naming requirements, […]

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8 Steps to Start a Business in Texas

Texas is one of the best states in the country to start a business. It offers low taxes with several cities to choose from to make your business stand out from the rest. While there are several benefits to starting a business in Texas, there are some ways that starting a business differs. The state […]

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Worker Classification: Employee vs. Contractor

Every small business begins with just one person or a small team creating a plan and developing a vision. If the company is going to keep growing, however, you eventually need to start expanding your team and invite someone new to join you in your work.  Once your company starts to grow, you won’t be […]

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Real Estate: Top 19 Tax Deductions for Landlords

Work as a landlord comprises many duties such as maintaining the property, staying on top of mortgage payments, searching for new tenants, and managing repairs. However, did you know that these everyday tasks may qualify for deductions? Here are the top 19 tax deductions you might be eligible for as a landlord.  What Qualifies As […]

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Sales Tax: Do Veterinarians Need to Pay It?

Veterinarians offer products and services that save lives. One of the things a veterinarian may least expect is paying sales tax for products or services. As a veterinarian, it’s essential to know how to pay sales tax and when to pay it. Here is what you should know about sales tax if you’re a veterinarian. […]

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Making Sales: How to Handle Sales Tax on Etsy

In the age of e-commerce, online merchants like Etsy are invaluable business platforms for many small businesses. Platforms like Etsy give countless small businesses access to a wider audience and a simpler sales process.   Selling your goods and services on Etsy means you don’t have to go through the process of setting up your own […]

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Bookkeeping 101: What is Double-Entry?

Double-entry bookkeeping is a system of bookkeeping that provides a more detailed view of your financial transactions at a glance.  For those new to bookkeeping, double-entry bookkeeping can seem complex. We’ll break down what you need to know about it, how it works, and how it differs from single-entry bookkeeping.  What is Double-Entry Bookkeeping? Double-entry […]