Get Your Business Taxes in Order Before the New Year With These Tips

While IRS tax forms have largely stayed the same, you will need to make sure you're up to date on various deduction limits from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.It may be tempting to do your business's taxes yourself to save money, but you should always consider getting professional help.Making an end-of-year capital investment or …

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Small Business Taxes: A Simple Guide

How to prepare for tax season The hell of tax season madness can mostly be avoided by staying organized. Here’s how to make sure everything is in its right place. Gather your business records Before you start anything, make sure you have all your relevant business records on hand. Depending on your type of business entity, …

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Why Tax Projections are Important for Your Small Business

We often see individual taxpayers and business owners caught by surprise with an unexpected large tax bill which they were never prepared for. This situation can result in significant stress and cash flow issues both on a personal and business level. There is often very little that can be done at the end of the …

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Why should I keep records?

Everyone in business must keep records. Keeping good records is very important to your business. Good records will help you do the following: Monitor the progress of your business Prepare your financial statements Identify sources of your income Keep track of your deductible expenses Keep track of your basis in property Prepare your tax returns …

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Business Taxes

The form of business you operate determines what taxes you must pay and how you pay them. The following are the five general types of business taxes. Income Tax Estimated Taxes Self-Employment Tax Employment Taxes Excise Tax Income Tax All businesses except partnerships must file an annual income tax return. Partnerships file an information return. …

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Homeowner Alert! Review Your Tax Forms

New tax rules are creating confusion Because of new laws many home related tax rules have changed and now require you to prove how funds are used to qualify for a deduction. This is catching many taxpayers by surprise. So when your mortgage company reports tax-related information to you and the IRS using Form 1098, …

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Taxpayers will file QBI deduction computation with IRS next year

The IRS on Friday posted a draft of a form that affected taxpayers will submit with their 2019 tax returns showing how they computed their qualified business income (QBI) deduction under Sec. 199A. Taxpayers who have QBI, qualified real estate investment trust (REIT) dividends, or qualified income from a publicly traded partnership (PTP) will use …

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3 Crucial Small Business Payroll and HR Updates for 2019

It's time to visit your books to make sure your business is adhering to newly implemented laws and regulations. The new year is a time for resolutions and fresh starts. It also represents the beginning of a new fiscal and tax year, meaning it’s time to visit your books to make sure you and any …

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Inflation-adjusted items and tax tables for 2019 tax year are released

On Nov. 15, the IRS issued the 2019 annual inflation adjustments for many tax provisions as well as the 2019 tax rate tables for individuals and estates and trusts (Rev. Proc. 2018-57). These adjusted amounts will be used to prepare tax year 2019 returns in 2020. Many amounts are increasing for inflation in 2019. The …

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