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The Primary Types of Business Taxes

As a business owner, you know first-hand that running and growing your company is a daily challenge. The same thing can be said about your tax situation. This article gives a brief overview of the primary types of business taxes you’ll likely encounter as a business owner: Income taxes, self-employment taxes, payroll taxes, and excise […]


Section 179: Everything You Need to Know

Taxes can be a headache, especially when you’re unsure of the technical rules.  Section 179 allows taxpayers to take an immediate tax deduction for property placed in service during the year instead of deducting the cost over several years.  This article will explain the Section 179 rules and help you understand how to take advantage […]


Freelancing and Form 1099-NEC: Everything You Need to Know

Independent contractors, freelancers, sole proprietors, self-employed individuals, and gig workers. No matter what you call it, earning an income from something other than a full-time job is booming in the United States. According to, 73.3 million Americans call themselves freelancers, up from 57.3 million in 2017. While freelancing offers significant benefits not available for […]


Non-Profit vs. Not-for-Profit: Key Considerations and How to Choose the Best Organization Type

You’re finally ready to dive into your passion and create an organization for your cause.  Do you dream of supporting an underrepresented group, improving social welfare, or starting a sports club? After you decide on a goal, you should determine whether a non-profit or a not-for-profit organization is best for your mission.  You may wonder: […]


How to Dissolve an LLC in California: 4 Steps

Voluntarily dissolving an LLC in California – taking steps so that it no longer exists – can be a great decision. Perhaps your small business can no longer compete in the market, or maybe you and your partners are no longer aligned on the business vision. Whatever the reason, it is your responsibility to take […]


What Is a Registered Agent & Do I Need One for an LLC?

Do you need a registered agent for an LLC? Yes! If you’re planning to form an LLC, you are required to appoint a registered agent.  A registered agent plays a vital role in your business, making selecting the right agent important. If you’re in the planning stages of your business or ready to form, it’s […]