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When and How to Fill Out a Form W-9

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Small Businesses Taxes|Tags: , , |

Image courtesy of user "myrfa" on Pixabay.com Today I want to write about Form W-9 and when it's used. My discussion will focus on the most-common usage of Form W-9, which is to collect information from contractors so a Form 1099 can be prepared. I will not be getting into other uses of the [...]

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Three Ways A Small Business Can (Legitimately) Avoid Regulations

By | April 18th, 2018|Categories: Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , |

A common question from business owners is, how can a small business avoid the crush of taxes and regulations while still staying within the confines of the law?

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What is the Income Threshold for Going from Sole Proprietor to S-Corp?

By | August 9th, 2017|Categories: Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , , |

I say it depends on your cash flow and whether or not you can afford to pay yourself a reasonable salary for the work you’re doing.

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The 4 Choices a Small Business Owner Has When Their Business is No Longer a Side Business

By | March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Editorial Commentary, Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , , , |

Many of the business clients I work with are either side businesses, or side businesses that are turning into "real" businesses. I've written before about the struggle of taking a side business and turning it into something more. Today, I'm going to write about the choices a business owner has with their side business when they [...]

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Can an Accountant “Save” a Struggling Business?

By | December 21st, 2016|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , |

Rarely do the “experts” define what “proactive” means, but one of the vibes I get is that our clients are these damsels in distress, wandering in the wilderness.

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