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Bookkeeping 101: A Crash Course in Record Keeping for Small Businesses

Bookkeeping often confuses many business owners. It is not typically associated with the idea of business operation. However, bookkeeping, recordkeeping, and their intricacies can yield significant benefits for small business owners. Here is what you should know about bookkeeping and recordkeeping, and why you may consider implementing both into your small business. What Is Bookkeeping? […]

5 Great Things to Know About Rental Income and Taxes

Property management can be a lucrative industry for landlords. It is a fast-paced industry with many moving parts, such as interviewing potential tenants, managing current tenants, and maintaining property quality. Income tax and deductions for rental properties may not be the first thing on a landlord’s mind, but there are tax benefits that may be […]

Business Entity: What Is An S-Corp?

An important choice that all business owners make is how to classify their business. There are a number of different business entities to choose from, such as Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), Sole Proprietorships, and S-Corporations.  S-Corporations are a flexible option for an individual or shareholders to create a corporation. Its structure allows shareholders to avoid […]

4 Things to Know About Claiming the Self-Employment Health Insurance Tax Deduction

If you own a small business or you’re otherwise self-employed, you have to take responsibility for yourself in many different ways. No one else is going to withhold taxes from your salary, so you have to make estimated tax payments for yourself. No company is going to put you on their group health insurance plan, […]

9 Accounting Best Practices for Truckers

Learning to keep track of your books is important for any business owner. Sound financial information makes it possible for them to accurately maintain their books, file their taxes, and make business decisions. There is a lot of work that goes into maintaining your books and keeping track of your accounts. If you don’t organize […]

What Are the Different Types of Accounting?

If you ask small business owners to identify the different types of accounting, they’ll more than likely name the two methods of accounting they choose from in order to operate their business: cash or accrual accounting. What they may not realize is that these are just the primary accounting methods in one broader type of […]