Business owners may be able to save tax with the home office deduction. But will you save more by claiming actual expenses or using the simplified method? Basics of the Deduction In general, you’ll qualify …Read More

 

Limited liability company (LLC) members may be subject to back taxes and penalties if they underpay self-employment tax. Find out if your business could be at risk. SE Tax Background Self-employment income is subject to …Read More

 

Your exit strategy may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about tax planning for your business. But it should be a key element to look out for your own financial …Read More

 

Even though tax planning is a year-round task, there is still time to take action on lowering your 2018 tax bill. Follow these last minute tax moves for your business: Postpone invoices. If your business …Read More

 

Paying your taxes is serious—and the government wants you to know it. For the first time in years, Minnesota and Wisconsin now have a permanent director in the U.S. Attorney’s office dedicated to fighting tax …Read More

 

Investing in business assets is a traditional and powerful year-end tax planning strategy, and it might make even more sense in 2018. Sec. 179 expensing and bonus depreciation both allow an immediate deduction for the …Read More

 

Independent Contractor vs. Employee: Worker Classification Matters Many employers mistakenly believe that the misclassification of employees as independent contractors doesn’t really matter, so long as the contractors satisfy all of their tax obligations. This couldn’t …Read More

 

Abstract:   Using a calendar year as a company’s tax year is often the simplest approach. But for businesses whose primary operating season doesn’t fall neatly within a single calendar year, choosing a fiscal year end …Read More

 

Tax reform has opened the door for more companies to use the simpler cash method of accounting. Small businesses tend to convert to accrual-basis reporting vs. cash for federal tax purposes. While simpler is often …Read More

 

The tax treatment of fringe benefits varies. Many types are tax-free to employees, but the TCJA has changed the tax treatment of some benefits. Here’s what small businesses need to know. Insurance Businesses can provide …Read More