4 Tax Filing Tips For New Startups

4 Tax Filing Tips for New Startups

by Deborah Sweeney

Small businesses, welcome to Uncle Sam’s favorite time of year! Though it may be Uncle Sam’s favorite, tax season is often less than anticipated with entrepreneurs, especially if you’re new to filing taxes for a business. How soon do I need to start hanging onto receipts? How should I tax my LLC? What can I... Read more »

Must-Know Tips for Freelancer Taxes

Must-Know Tax Tips for Freelancers

by Kelly Gurnett

When you become a freelancer, your relationship with Uncle Sam changes. And while it may not be April 15th yet, now is the time to learn about those changes, because you may find you’ve got some extra work to do. Read more »

9 Ways a Lawyer Can Help Your Startup

9 Unexpected Ways a Lawyer Can Help Your Startup

by Scott Gerber

We asked nine company founders what unexpected things they found themselves needing lawyers for in the early stages of their startups. Here's what they had to say. Read more »

A tax audit cost serial entrepreneur Jordan Markuson one of his businesses.

Lessons Learned: How One Entrepreneur Lost His Business After an IRS Tax Audit

by Lisa Furgison

Accounting may seem like a dry business topic to talk about, but one business owner made a few mistakes, was audited, and lost his business. Learn from his mistakes. Read more »

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5 Tax Preparation Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Know

by Lisa Furgison

A tax attorney offers five tax tips every entrepreneur should know when starting a company. Read more »

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3 Reasons Why an LLC Beats a Corporation

by Deborah Sweeney

Looking at the two options side by side without any particular industry or business in mind, I’ll always think of an LLC as the better choice for these three reasons. Read more »

UK Tax Forms for Self Employment

2013 UK Self-Employment Tax Guide: An Overview for Indebted Entrepreneurs

by Keith Tully

Take a proactive approach to accounting and filing and you'll be in much better position when it comes time to pay your self-employment taxes this year. Read more »

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2013 U.S. Self-Employment Tax Overview: A Guide for Indebted Entrepreneurs

by Keith Tully

Low on cash and worried about taxes? Accurately predict your tax obligations, and find as many tax breaks as possible, using this guide. Read more »


Today For The First Time in 80 Years, You Can Ask Total Strangers to Invest in Your Business

by Andrea Vedder

As of September 23, 2013, American businesses can advertise that they are raising money, and it won't be considered a crime. Read more »

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Can I Do Better on My Taxes Next Year?

by Tina Samuels

There are some tax mistakes commonly made by small business owners as well as some common deductions that aren't taken, many of which you want to avoid next spring when doing your company taxes for 2013. Read more »