Law and Taxes

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

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

By Keith Tully |

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

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

By Bailey Koharchick |

Can I Do Better on My Taxes Next Year?

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.

By Tina Samuels |

How to Get a Tax Break for Thinking About Starting a Business

So you’re starting a business…Great! But most likely you don’t start a business before thinking about it and doing some research. Did you know that you can get deductions for “startup” and “organizational” expenses related to thinking about starting a business? You do have to go on to actually start the business and earn money,...

By Graham Hunter |

3 Tips for Keeping Your Business in Compliance with The State

It’s your responsibility as a business owner to make sure that your LLC or corporation stays compliant with state rules and regulations. By implementing these three simple tips, business owners will rest assured that their businesses remain in good standing.

By Deborah Sweeney |

Will The Marketplace Fairness Act Affect Your Small Business?

The bill was drafted to close what is seen as a tax loophole -- one that has allowed online retailers to avoid collecting sales tax. If the bill makes it through the House, President Obama has indicated he will sign it into law.

By Deborah Sweeney |

Employer-Provided Health Insurance Mandate Delayed Until 2015

Good news! Businesses won’t be penalized next year if they don’t provide workers health insurance after the Obama administration decided to delay a key requirement under its health-care law, two administration officials said.

By Bailey Koharchick |

5 Steps To Deal With Employee Theft

One of the most difficult situations to navigate in employee relations is how to appropriately handle an employee whom you suspect has been stealing. This is our guide.

By James Anderson |

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