Tax Deductions for Uber and Lyft Drivers

Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare drivers spend their days driving strangers from Point A to Point B. Just like any other business, Uber and Lyft drivers get to claim their mileage, gas, and other day-to-day expenses as business write-offs. Unlike regul…

A Beginner’s Guide to Filling Out the Employee’s Withholding Certificate form. (Previously known as W-4)

Updated for tax year 2019.
When you start a new job as an employee, your new employer typically asks you to complete Form W-4, Employee Withholding Certificate.
This document is a one-page Internal Revenue Service (IRS) form. It tells your em…

Why Everyone Should Use A Mileage Tracking App

It’s no secret that tracking your business mileage can save you money come tax season.  Whether you’re a small business owner or a salesman, a freelancer or an online shop owner, you are leaving money on the table every time you use yo…

Pro Tips for Separating Business and Personal Finances

One of the most stressful parts about being a business owner is figuring out how to financially separate your real life and your professional life. As a full-time writer and speaker, I initially struggled to figure out how to draw down a salary and rei…

Form 1099-MISC vs. Form 1099-K: What’s the Difference?

At the beginning of every tax season, you receive informational tax forms in the mail from your places of employment, financial institutions and all other organizations you did business with throughout the year that the Internal Revenue Service wants t…