• Business & Economics

Home Business Tax Deductions

Keep What You Earn
Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324169
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 488
View: 7641
Pay less to the IRS Completely updated for 2017 returns! For any home business, claiming all the tax deductions you are entitled to is essential to your business financial success. Don't miss out on the many valuable deductions you can claim. Here, you'll find out how to deduct: start-up costs home office expenses (using new IRS rules) vehicles and travel expenses entertainment and meals medical expenses under Obamacare, and retirement expenses. You'll also learn how to keep accurate, thorough records in case the IRS ever comes calling. Easy to read and full of real-life examples, this book can help you take advantage of all the valuable deductions you are entitled to. Includes the top most valuable home business deductions and how to claim them.

    • Law

Home Business Tax Deductions

Keep What You Earn
Author: N.A
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413316611
Category: Law
Page: 496
View: 2195
Keep your hard-earned money in your home business! Completely updated for 2011 returns Tax deductions are essential to any business, but even more so when your office is also your home. Don't spend thousands on an accountant --turn to Home Business Tax Deductions and do it yourself! Home Business Tax Deductions will help you write off: your home office start-up and operating expenses vehicles, meals, entertainment, and travel health insurance and medical bills inventory equipment The 8th edition of Home Business Tax Deductions is completely updated with all the latest tax information, eligibility requirements, and deductions for 2011 returns, including up-to-date information on how the latest laws could affect your home business.

    • Business & Economics

Real Estate Agent's Tax Deduction Guide, The


Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413320015
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 448
View: 7128
Understanding tax deductions can be the difference between having a successful year or not for real estate agents and brokers. By taking advantage of the many tax deductions available to them, real estate professionals can end each year with more money in their pockets and less owed to the IRS. Too often, these valuable deductions are overlooked, even though it's easy to take advantage of them once you understand the rules. This book explains all you need to know in plain English with lots of examples and practical information. Learn about the most important deductions and how to plan and track your expenses all year so you avoid problems with the IRS. The information is organized into categories that explain the rules for each type of deduction, including: start up expenses operating expenses home and outside office health care vehicles and travel entertainment and meals and many more It also explains essentials like depreciation deductions, deducting losses, and keeping proper records.

    • Business & Economics

J.K. Lasser's From Ebay to Mary Kay

Taxes Made Easy for Your Home Business
Author: Gary W. Carter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471786047
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 288
View: 9895
The ultimate guide to running a tax-efficient home-based business Today, millions of people are making either a full- or part-time living selling things on Internet auction sites like eBay. Still more are making a living selling products from their homes--think Mary Kay and Avon. If you're just entering the home-based or online business arena, you might not be aware of your potential tax liability. With J.K. Lasser's From eBay to Mary Kay, leading tax consultant Gary Carter walks you through the challenges of accounting for a home-based business. Topics covered throughout this comprehensive guide include: * Can you deduct the use of your home? * Are there ways to avoid taxes entirely? * What types of taxes might you owe? * How do you account for your inventory? * What are the rules on collecting sales and use taxes? The advantages of operating a home-based business are countless, but many owners don't realize--and are often unprepared to handle--the host of complex tax issues surrounding them. J.K. Lasser's From eBay to Mary Kay will show you how to account for your home-based business and avoid unnecessary tax trouble. J.K. Lasser--Practical Guides for All Your Financial Needs Please visit our Web site at www.jklasser.com

    • Business & Economics

Deduct It!

Lower Your Small Business Taxes
Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323243
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 544
View: 5758
Reduce your taxes Completely updated for 2016 returns! Deduct It! shows you how to maximize your business deductions quickly, easily and legally. Easy to read and full of real-world examples, Deduct It! will pay for itself many times over. It covers deductions for: start-up and operating expenses travel, meals, and entertainment home offices medical expenses under Obamacare equipment and inventory and more. Deduct It! shows you how to avoid problems with the IRS, including having your business classified as a hobby. Whether your enterprise is just starting or well established, this book is indispensable to your financial success. Includes the top business deductions—the most valuable ones and how to claim them.

    • Business & Economics

Small Business Taxes Made Easy, Second Edition


Author: Eva Rosenberg
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071743340
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 304
View: 5361
Pay what your really owe--and not a penny more! "This book is a must-read for anyone who is running a small business. Rosenberg lays out the steps in a simple format to get you organized and running a business smoothly." -- Layla Tusko, President, Crystal Cove Marketing Group "Rosenberg has an uncanny ability to make taxes and tax issues easier to understand, all the while keeping everything fresh and fun. I would recommend her book to anyone managing a business." -- Sonny Byrd, Head of Marketing, Shoeboxed.com "With a focus on real-world must-do's and helpful examples, Rosenberg's checklists work like a business-building scaffold and arm the reader to succeed." -- Leigh Mutert, CPA, H&R Block Is the government taking too much of your money? Do you want to keep more of what you earn? Are you worried about being taxed right out of business? As a taxpayer, you have rights--many of which you probably don’t know about. In Small Business Taxes Made Easy, Second Edition, America's top small-business tax expert Eva Rosenberg describes them all. This all-in-one primer is packed with tips and guidelines not only for paying out less in tax but also for gaining the greatest possible advantage out of each IRS rule and regulation. You'll learn how to: Choose the right accounting style for your needs Navigate the complex tax maze without losing the bank Set up a business plan that helps minimize payout Use record-keeping techniques that increase deductible expenses Spot errors in 1099s—and handle them properly Increase your profits and your cash flow Build a business to pass on to your children--or sell at a huge profit! Small Business Taxes Made Easy, Second Edition, provides easy-to-follow, actionable advice with timeless information that can help any business at any stage of operation. Plus, you get access all the forms and to-do lists you need through the book's companion Website. Eva Rosenberg, known as the Internet's TaxMama, is an enrolled agent with over a quarter century of tax experience. A syndicated Dow Jones columnist, and her daily TaxQuips podcast can be found all over the Web. Rosenberg lives in Northridge, California.

    • Business & Economics

Working for Yourself

Law & Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers & Gig Workers of All Types
Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323707
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 568
View: 681
Self employed? Or ready to be your own boss? This book is for you! Working for Yourself provides all the legal and tax information you need to start your business off on the right foot--and run it successfully. Whether you're an independent contractor, freelancer, consultant, or considering self-employment, it all adds up to the same thing: you need to be more aware of laws and taxes than the average person. Get all the information you need to know to: obtain necessary permits and licenses determine how much to charge your clients write legally binding contracts and avoid unfair ones qualify for independent contractor tax treatment make the most of your tax deductions and comply with strict IRS rules get benefits (including health coverage) and insurance keep accurate records in case you get audited, and make sure you’re paid in full and on time. The 10th edition is completely revised to provide the up-to-date information you need, including recent changes in tax law and business practices (from pricing services to buying insurance).

    • Business & Economics

Tax Deductions for Professionals

Pay Less to the IRS
Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324606
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 456
View: 8008
The book is organized into practical, easy-to-use categories of the most commonly-used business deductions for professionals who own their practice. It covers start-up expenses, health care costs, continuing education, professional fees, home office, and more.

    • Business & Economics

Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business


Author: Fred S. Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 141332407X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 456
View: 1150
This book is for current and aspiring entrepreneurs, as well as managers and other key small business employees, who want a practical and comprehensive guide to business laws without paying a fortune in legal fees. The book helps owners and managers successfully start and run a small business, from raising startup money to protecting personal assets to negotiating leases and contracts.

    • Business & Economics

Every Nonprofit's Tax Guide

How to Keep Your Tax-Exempt Status & Avoid IRS Problems
Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324207
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 480
View: 1437
This book explains the IRS rules that nonprofits must comply with in order to maintain their tax-exempt status. From annual filing requirements to unrelated business income to volunteers to lobbying activities, this book explains what nonprofits need to know to stay out of trouble with the IRS. Practical, easy-to-understand and organized by issue, this book is an invaluable reference guide to complicated IRS rules that every small to medium sized nonprofit need to understand.

    • Law

What Every Inventor Needs to Know about Business & Taxes


Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: NOLO
ISBN: 1413301932
Category: Law
Page: 384
View: 2840
Alexander Bain invented the fax machine. John Pemberton created Coca-Cola. James Harrison invented the refrigerator. All of them - and hundreds of other inventors - went broke because they didn't know how to run a business. Creating a successful invention isn't enough - inventors must embrace basic business principles if they hope to profit from their creations. With What Every Inventor Needs to Know About Business & Taxes, they'll have everything they need to: choose a business structure, keep good records, understand taxes, take legitimate deductions and protect intellectual property rights. It's the only book available that shows them how to claim invention losses with the IRS, which can make all the difference between success and the poorhouse. Provides forms on CD-ROM.

    • Biography & Autobiography

Keep Your Hard Earned Money

Tax Saving Solutions for the Self Employed
Author: Henry Aiy'm Fellman,Star Parker
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671015303
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 256
View: 5860
Offers advice on turning living expenses into business deductions, keeping audit-proof records, and using hiring techniques that will save money

    • Business & Economics

Retire-And Start Your Own Business


Author: Martha Sargent
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413315534
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 336
View: 6790
The only book that helps entrepreneurial retirees figure out how to get that dream business up and running! If you plan to retire and start your own business then this one-of-a-kind book is ideal for you. A comprehensive, step-by-step guide, Retire -- And Start Your Own Business is packed with practical, hands-on tools (including a CD-ROM) to help entrepreneurs like you pick and run a perfect business. This book is at the leading edge of the new retirement: more retirees need or want to keep working. It shows you how to: define success for you take stock of your skills and experience work with the time and money you have generate business ideas perform four "reality checks" on your best idea get ready to launch your business understand important legal, financial and tax matters find the best health insurance and more Plus: Retire--And Start Your Own Business provides dozens of exercises that can help you understand exactly what you want from your businesses and your life. The CD-ROM provides Excel spreadsheets, plus additional worksheets and lessons not included in the book. The CD-ROM that accompanies the printed version of this book includes forms or other tools; in this eBook, you'll find all those documents in the appendix or at the back of the book.

    • Business & Economics

Small Business Taxes For Dummies


Author: Eric Tyson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118807227
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 288
View: 7139
Are you a small business owner taxed by taxes? Not being up-to-speed on tax rules and strategies can lead to mistakes that cost business owners thousands of dollars in fines and penalties every year. Small Business Taxes For Dummies assists both current and aspiring small business owners with important tax planning issues. For the estimated 21 million small business owners in the U.S., the nation's tax codes continue to change and increase in complexity. Small Business Taxes For Dummies arms you for important tax planning issues, including: year-round tax planning tips and expense tracking advice; small business decisions and expense basics; business use of your home and self-employment taxes; creating an ongoing tax routine; dealing with the IRS and where to find help; navigating audits and notices; and more. Guides you through the current tax laws and ensures that you understand your rights and obligations Helps small business owners save time and money Empowers you to understand and prepare your own tax documents The expert tips and advice presented in Small Business Taxes For Dummies are for the millions of small business owners like you searching for a guide to the latest tax codes and regulations.

    • Business & Economics

167 Tax Tips for Canadian Small Business

Beat the Taxman to Keep More Money in Your Business
Author: Stephen Thompson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470678348
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
View: 2903
"...a book for every Canadian in a small or home-based business who is struggling with complex tax rules and regulations." —Dale Ennis, Canadian MoneySaver "...easy-going style and avoidance of the more mind-numbing details make for a solid primer on the perks and pitfalls of self-employment. The...one-sentence tips in the appendix are probably worth the price of admission alone." —Gordon Powers, The Globe and Mail "...one of the better books I've seen on the market for small-business owners and better yet, it's all Canadian content." —Linda A. Fox, The Toronto Sun As a small-business owner or a home-based entrepreneur, you have lots of questions about taxes, but very few answers. Fortunately for you, 167 Tax Tips for Canadian Small Business contains a wealth of tax planning advice and strategies to help you save on your business tax bill. So whether you want to do it yourself or reduce what you pay your accountant - not to mention the government - this is how you'll keep more money in your pocket, where it belongs. Packed with tax tips that will save you hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars year-round. Written in a question-and-answer format that's easy to understand, practical, and easy to apply. Features 167 "Tax Beaters" - quick-reference tips that highlight key points - plus three bonus tips to help you save even more! Explains how to save taxes in every aspect and at every stage of your business. Features a Year-Round Tax-Planning Calendar. Coverage includes: business start-up, corporate tax planning, GST/HST, deductibility of home and automobile expenses, what to do if you are audited by the Canada Revenue Agency, CPP and QPP deductions for self-employed entrepreneurs, and much more. The ultimate "tax coach" for every Canadian in a small or home-based business, this book will help you to beat the taxman at his own game!

    • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS

Deduct Everything

Save Money with Hundreds of Legal Tax Breaks, Credits, Write-offs, and Loopholes
Author: Eva Rosenberg
Publisher: Humanix Books
ISBN: 163006047X
Category: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Page: 302
View: 4363
"From nationally-recognized tax expert, bestselling author, and columnist at MarketWatch, DEDUCT EVERYTHING! is full of strategies and tips, organized by topic, designed to reduce taxes in everyday life. Rosenberg also provides references and links to websites, etc, where taxpayers can go to get the latest forms. Rosenberg will walk taxpayers through the documentations required and help make sure the deductions are audit-proof. Designed to be a comprehensive guide to legal deductions and loopholes available to individual tax filers, the tax-reducing strategies cover: - family, home, and car - job or businesses, including Airbnb, Uber, and more - investments and retirement savings - medical and dental expenses and health savings accounts - education costs and charitable giving The advice will be rounded out with real-life stories from Rosenberg's clients across the country detailing exactly how to make sure the deductions are being applied correctly. A special bonus chapter will detail the tax "no-no's" Rosenberg has seem so that readers can make sure they know what mistakes to avoid. "--

    • Business & Economics

Taxpertise

The Complete Book of Dirty Little Secrets and Tax Deductions for Small Business the IRS Doesn't Want You to Know
Author: Bonnie Lee
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
ISBN: 1613080492
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 266
View: 7039
Taxpayer champion and enrolled agent Bonnie Lee puts the IRS under the microscope and uncovers proven methods, and surprisingly simple strategies to minimize your taxable income, maximize deductions, and, ultimately—add thousands back to your business’ bottom line! Do you owe an insurmountable sum to the IRS? Pay pennies on the dollar. Secret formula the IRS uses to determine an acceptable offer is revealed—Page 246 Save tax dollars simply by reorganizing your workspace—Page 17 Stuff tax dollars back into your pocket by fixing errors on your balance sheet—Page 50 Eat tax-free! Some meal expenses are 100 % deductible. Find out what qualifies—Page 56 Got a great hobby you’re turning into a bona fide business? Deduct the losses by following these guidelines—Page 99 Is your home office a red flag?—Page 107 You inherited Grandma’s house. Do you have to pay taxes on it?—Page 121 Can you write off your clothing?—Page 133 Under IRS audit? Learn “audit speak” to deal effectively with the IRS—Page 215

    • Business & Economics

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting a Home-Based Business, 3E


Author: Barbara Weltman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101097736
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 384
View: 7196
A successful career - at your own front door! For anyone who wants to make extra money, escape the corporate rat race, or just take more pleasure out of working from home, small business guru Barbara Weltman shows readers how to make their dreams come true. Completely updated, this guide explores the ins and outs of seed money, its impact on the home and family, the best business for each individual, and much more. ?Features the most current information on everything from Internet businesses to taxes and guerrilla marketing ?Includes in-depth resource and web sections, as well as a listing of the 100 best home-based businesses to get into and how

    • Business & Economics

The Economy of You

Discover Your Inner Entrepreneur and Recession-Proof Your Life
Author: Kimberly Palmer
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 0814432743
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
View: 5014
The biggest trend in business is the microbusiness! Handcrafted jewelry, artisanal eats, life coaching, app development, you name it-entrepreneurial side ventures are everywhere. Weary of pink-slip anxiety and the endless money squeeze, millions of people are taking the leap. They're adding to their incomes and creating safety nets in case the ax falls at work. In the process, they're unlocking their creativity and finding a sense of fulfillment they never dreamed possible. Financial columnist Kimberly Palmer illuminates the everyday faces behind this growing movement, starting with her own journey. Recognizing that journalism offers little job security these days-and with a baby to provide for-she decided to develop a series of financial planners. This supplemental business was soon providing a reliable income stream. The Economy of You recounts story after story of people who-like Kimberly-are liberating themselves from financial strain. A deli employee who makes custom cakes at night. An instrument repairman who sells voice-overs on his website. A videographer who started a profitable publishing house on the side. Interwoven in the profiles are concrete guidelines for readers looking to launch rewarding businesses of their own, including: * Tips for figuring out the ideal side gig * Ideas for keeping start up costs low * Advice on juggling a fledgling enterprise and a full-time job * Strategies for finding your "tribe" and building a social network * Branding and marketing basics that bring results * When and what to offer for free * And much more Companies guarantee nothing but today's wages. It's up to YOU to build stability by becoming a money-making engine. It's empowering, gratifying, and easy to do with The Economy of You.