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What Forms Do Businesses File for Taxes?

Every adult individual and business in the U.S. is expected to prepare and file an income tax return each year. And every year, many businesses struggle to navigate the tax system’s complexities and determine their obligations.  Whether you handle your paperwork alone or hire an accountant to help with your small business taxes, you know […]


6 Steps to Take to Maximize Your 2020 Tax Deductions

There are many different ways to save money as a taxpayer. Recognizing which credits and deductions you are eligible to claim may be the most important.  Tax deductions and credits can make a huge difference on your tax return and leave you with much more money to use, save, or invest. Tax deductions work by reducing […]


How to Grow Your Business: Part 5 – Evaluate the Data

Growing your business in a sustainable way requires an investment of time and effort, but more importantly, it requires studying your environment and drawing on the opportunities you find. A good business is a flexible one that responds to the circumstances around it.  You might think you have a great idea for a new product […]


Tax Time: 15 Most Common Business Tax Forms

When tax time arrives, many small businesses will need to complete tax forms. The exact form the business needs will depend on several factors.  There are many tax forms that businesses will have to file. Here are the most common business tax forms and the basics about each. What Are the Most Common Business Tax […]


How to Start a Small Business: Step 11 – Growth

As your small business expands, you’ll reach the stage where growth is noticeable. At this point, you may wonder if there are strategies that you can use. Or, you may wonder how you can best use your current ideas to propel your small business forward. Here is what you should know about growing your small […]


8 End of Year Accounting Tips 2020

While most people don’t think of tax season as an exciting time to look forward to, it doesn’t have to be something you dread either. As with most things, you’ll be okay if you prepare ahead of time and know what you’re getting into.  And while tax season itself and the deadlines it carries with […]


A Guide to the Wayfair Tax

In June 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on a case that affected many online retailers across the nation. Before that decision, online and remote businesses did not have to collect sales tax unless the business had a physical presence in the buyer’s state. States were prevented from imposing greater requirements.  The decision in the […]


How to Grow Your Business: Part 4 – Email Marketing

The media environment is constantly changing. New technologies are being developed all of the time, along with innovative new forms of marketing. Business owners developing a budget for marketing for their small business face a bewildering range of options to invest in.   But just because new platforms are created doesn’t mean older forms of marketing […]


How to Pick the Right Entity for Your Business

Starting your own business can be both challenging and rewarding. You want to make sure you get off on the right foot by choosing the type of entity that’s right for you and your business. To help you make the best possible choice, here are some factors to consider along with which business entity might […]


Everything You Need to Know About Forming a C-Corp

C-Corps are a common type of business entity and for a good reason. Their structure offers flexibility and opportunities for growth.  While a C-Corp does offer a lot of benefits, there are also some drawbacks that you should know. Here’s everything you need to know about forming a C-Corp, including how to form one and […]