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April 17, 2019

Surviving An IRS Audit Without Receipts

When it comes to striking fear in the hearts of millions of people, few are as powerful as the IRS. Just hearing the word “audit” can send many of us into a frenzy looking for receipts to prove our expenses. …

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March 27, 2019

Five Ways to Bolster Your Business: Bookkeeping and Best Practices

As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly striving to create the perfect conditions to help your business succeed. This probably includes having a good workplace staffed with effective employees, using the right equipment, and developing and maintaining beneficial relationships.

But, the most …

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February 28, 2019

Independent’s guide to the 20 percent pass through deduction

As an independent, freelancer or 1099-er you may have been keeping a close watch on tax time this year as there are some significant changes to business tax code that could put extra money in your hands this year.  The …

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February 14, 2019

Quickbooks study finds small businesses concerned over Wayfair Decision on sales tax

In June 21, 2018 the Supreme Court ruled against quickbooks regarding internet companies paying state sales tax.   This is known as the Wayfair decision. Even more concerning, only 7 in 10 small business owners had known about the Wayfair ruling

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February 8, 2019

Tax filing for Self Employed: What you need to know

For a small business owner, tax season can be an anxiety-inducing time. Don’t panic! There are some strategies you can use while filing your 2018 taxes as a self-employed individual to maximize your deductions and credits.

The IRS levies four …

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February 1, 2019

Making Sense of Your 2018 Business Taxes

Part of winding down any calendar year includes preparing and filing your 2018 Business Taxes. Due to recent changes to the tax code, navigating tax filing as a small business owner can be confusing. How can you file to save …

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January 30, 2019

Five New Year’s Resolutions to Grow Your Small Business

As we enter 2019, you’ve likely reflected on your personal resolutions for the new year. But what about your small business? Applying that same focus to your business can help your venture grow and prosper into the new year and …

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January 3, 2019

3 Small Business Tax Audit Triggers – Red Flags the IRS Looks For

As a small business or sole proprietorship, taxes are unavoidable.  Paying your taxes correctly and on time is important to your business — after all, the last thing any entrepreneur wants is to face an audit from the IRS!  A

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December 7, 2018

Preparing your Small Business for 2019 – Webinar

As we close the books on 2018 and begin to look ahead to 2019, we explore key topics around the new tax code and how it will effect small businesses and steps you can take to ensure you take full …

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November 19, 2018

Neat Supports Small Business Saturday 2018

The Neat Company has been providing technology solutions to small-business owners since 2002. We love small business and today proudly call over 100,000 small businesses our customers. Each year at Neat we celebrate Small Business Saturday as a way to …

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