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7 Ways to Grow Your Small Business in 2022

A new year has begun, and small businesses are ready to boost their sales after enduring a period of instability stemming from the pandemic. Now is the time to set smart goals that will help grow your small business.  If you started your business last year, or you’re starting one this year, growth is most […]

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Commonly Missed Tax Deductions for Freelancers

If you’re a freelancer, you’re used to doing everything yourself. While clients can be a challenge at times, you run your work by yourself and never have to rely on anyone else.  Of course, doing everything by yourself can become a problem when tax season comes around, and you have to work on your return. […]

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Taxes on Unemployment Benefits: What You Need to Know

Unemployment benefits have been a lifeline to many taxpayers—especially when it came to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you received or currently receive unemployment, you may wonder if you’ll need to pay taxes on the benefits this upcoming tax season.  There are two things to consider: 1) Federal government taxes and 2) How states charge taxes […]

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What Do Rideshare Drivers Pay in Taxes?

Rideshare driving is one of the most popular industries today. It’s a convenient way for many people to make a living, all while dictating their own schedules. Rideshare drivers are self-employed individuals, like other workers in the gig economy, and therefore must pay their own taxes.  While rideshare services like Lyft and Uber provide tax […]

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How to Start a Fulfillment by Amazon Business

Starting a Fulfillment by Amazon business can lead to great results for sellers who want to appeal to a large customer base. Amazon allows sellers to market and sell products in almost any category and in only five steps.  Although there are only five steps to start an FBA business, there are a few things […]

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3 Steps to DBA in California

DBAs can be a great way to protect your small business. A DBA will help your small business develop in a way that protects your business name and your legal name. If you want to start a DBA in California, it will only take a few steps.  Although setting up a DBA takes only three […]

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6 Steps to Start an LLC in Texas

There are a lot of advantages to starting an LLC in Texas. Its business-friendly climate and large workforce make forming an LLC in Texas an easy choice. While creating an LLC in Texas is a great business decision, there are some things to know first.  The state of Texas is unique from other states with […]

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How to Start an LLC in Florida

Florida offers business owners a diverse economy, a large workforce, and several large cities to choose from to open a business. Starting an LLC in Florida can be a wise decision, but there are a few steps involved in the process.  There are also a few fees to know about and other important details you […]

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Doing Business As: What is a DBA?

What’s in a name? The names you use for your business can communicate so much about who you are and what you do, and customers can use your name to share with others and spread the word.  Choosing a name for your business is a relatively straightforward decision, but it can have a significant impact […]

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Deductions by Design: 13 Tax Deductions for Architects

The day-to-day life of an architect encompasses a wide variety of duties. As an architect, you may have several expenses that are tax-deductible—but only if you know which ones to claim. Your work may allow you to qualify for several tax deductions. Here are the top 13 tax deductions if you’re an architect. Top Tax Deductions […]