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S-Corporation Loans from Shareholders, Or “My Dentist Told Me”

By | October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|

Last fall I was meeting with a prospective client who was starting a small business. The business had just $10,000 of income in 2018, and would maybe have $30,000 of income in 2019. She was thinking about making her business an S-corporation because her dentist had told her about "these great tax strategies where you put [...]

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Do I Have to Issue 1099s for “Business to Business Transactions”?

By | October 17th, 2019|Categories: Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , |

(NOTE: I have been terrible about writing posts this year; I am finally back at a point of being able to blog again, so you'll see posts more often from me. And if this post is any indication, I have my flair back that so many people liked, of writing with humor and going on long [...]

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How to Fill Out Form W-9 (Most 1-Person LLCs Are Probably Doing it Wrong!)

By | August 7th, 2019|Categories: Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: |

This post is part of a larger presentation I give on the topic of Form 1099-MISC and related topics. Form W-9 is one of those "related topics." Form W-9 comes into play when a business pays a contractor. It helps the paying business: Know if it needs to issue a 1099-MISC to the contractor, andGathers the [...]

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Things I Wish Clients Understood: Taxes Are Hard and Sometimes I Need to Just Get Away

By | August 5th, 2019|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|

This is a followup to the post I wrote last week about trends I see in the tax field and in dealing with clients. Warning, this is a cynical ... but honest, post. I have talked to tax pros who tell me they appreciate what I have written on this subject and they thank me and [...]

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Trends I Am Noticing in the Tax Field

By | July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|

I can't believe it's been 6 months since I last blogged. Tax season hit, various things happened in my life, I didn't have time to write articles, and now here we are. This is a practice-management topic: things I am noticing in dealing with clients, and other trends I am noticing in this business now that [...]

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