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…

A Short Self-Employed Guide to Deducting Travel Expenses

If you have to travel as part of being self-employed, you know traveling costs can add up fast. Fortunately, there are a few tax breaks available to offset those expenses.

Follow this quick guide to learn how to lower your ta…

Self-Employed? Here are 5 Things to Do With Your Tax Refund That Will Help Your Business

Who doesn’t love a good refund? There’s the kind you get when you return a shirt to the mall or complain because the Wi-Fi wasn’t working on your cross-country flight. And then there’s the kind that can really make a difference in your annual budget an…

S-Corp vs. C-Corp: What’s Best for Your Business in 2018?

In the wake of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, business owners nationwide are looking closely at whether incorporating as an S corporation or a C corporation will offer a greater reduction in their tax burdens over the long haul.  While C corporations …

Top Tax Deductions for Freelance Tutors

Freelance tutoring is a great way to earn some extra cash. Sometimes it can even turn into your full-time income stream. But being a freelancer means you are an independent contractor, not an employee of a company. In this case, the Internal Revenue Se…

Small Business Tax Deductions – The Ultimate List

As a small business owner, there are a variety of expenses you can use as tax deductions. Take a look at these common small business tax deductions and see if you qualify.1. Cost of goods soldIf you buy goods to sell, or if you make them yourself, you …