1. Articles in category: Small Business

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    1. 3 Other Apps to Help at Tax Time

      3 Other Apps to Help at Tax Time

      For small business owners travel can be a major part of your business. Mileage expenses can begin to add up and can also be a sizeable write-off at tax time, but they have to be tracked in order to be eligible. That is where MileIQ comes into play – it is an app that runs in the background of either your iPhone or Android. It automatically tracks any trips you take in your car and allows you to classify them as either business or personal, giving you the mileage total you need at tax time.

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    2. Corporations May Be Claiming More than $2 Billion in Erroneous Tax Credits

      Corporations May Be Claiming More than $2 Billion in Erroneous Tax Credits

      Corporations could be erroneously claiming over $2 billion in carryforward general business credits, according to a new government report. The report, from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, found that the current processes at the Internal Revenue Service, do not ensure that corporations accurately claim carryforward general business credits.

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    3. What Are the Biggest Accounting Challenges Small Businesses Face?

      What Are the Biggest Accounting Challenges Small Businesses Face?

      Small business owners and managers face daily challenges on many fronts, from customer happiness and inventory... Retail Executives Expect Online Sales to Grow 10 Percent in 2015 The survey found that nearly four out of five (78 percent) retail CFOs anticipate their online sales to grow... March Madness: Nearly 1/3 of Americans Admit Slacking at Work During Tourney March happens to be the one of the few times of year that men spend more than women.

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    4. 70% of New York Businesses Optimistic For 2015 Growth

      70% of New York Businesses Optimistic For 2015 Growth

      Small business owners in New York City have a positive outlook on their business prospects in 2015, according to the second annual Small Business Pulse Check by TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, a regionally focused survey that explores the challenges and opportunities facing small businesses. TD Bank asked 495 business owners across the five boroughs about their revenue goals, 2015 outlook, financing needs and the influence of the U.S. economy on their business.

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    5. How and When to Make Sales Tax Payments | CPA Practice Advisor

      How and When to Make Sales Tax Payments | CPA Practice Advisor

      If you or your clients are new to collecting and paying sales tax, the process might seem overwhelming. Once you have determined that taxable sales are occurring, the next step is to prepare yourself for being a sales tax collector and remitter. Here are some tips that should help clear up questions you might have about the process. * The very first step is getting registered with your state to collect and pay sales tax.

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    6. Small Businesses Receive Form 3115 Relief under Tangible Property Regulations

      Small Businesses Receive Form 3115 Relief under Tangible Property Regulations

      With the release of Revenue Procedure 2015-20 on Friday, February 13, the IRS has made it easier for small businesses to comply with the complex tangible property (repair) regulations. The new Revenue Procedure follows voluminous requests by small businesses and the professional tax community for relief from the burdens and costs of delving into past transactions and filing additional forms imposed by the tangible property regulations.

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    7. Inc. or LLC - How a Company is Set Up Can Have Big Impact, Both Legally And Financially

      Inc. or LLC - How a Company is Set Up Can Have Big Impact, Both Legally And Financially

      For a lot of people, maybe most, a business is a business is a business. Sure, some companies have an "Inc." after their names, while others have "LLC" or "LLP," but does that really matter? It certainly does, say business law and tax experts. Set up your business the wrong way, and you could make your life a lot more complicated than it needs to be. You also could end up paying more to Uncle Sam.

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    8. Georgia House may renew angel investors tax credit

      Georgia House may renew angel investors tax credit

      Georgia's angel investors tax credit would be renewed for another five years under legislation introduced in the state House of Representatives this week. Lawmakers enacted the income tax credits in 2010 in a bid to lure more angel investors, high-net-worth individuals who typically invest in technology start-ups. Since the law took effect in 2011, 225 qualified businesses have registered with the Georgia Department of Revenue to receive angel investment. However, since recipients may not claim…

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    9. ADP Finds Private Sector Added 213,000 Jobs in January

      ADP Finds Private Sector Added 213,000 Jobs in January

      Private sector employers added a healthy 213,000 jobs last month, according to payroll giant ADP, even though small businesses and some industry sectors slowed their hiring pace. Small businesses added 78,000 jobs last month, including 38,000 at businesses with between one and 19 employees and 40,000 at companies with between 20 and 49 employees. However, that was down from 115,000 in December.

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    10. Please Don’t Repeat the Mistakes this Taxpayer Made!

      On December 15, 2014, the Alabama Tax Tribunal issued its decision in the case of Randy Henson vs State of Alabama. At first blush, there is really nothing earth shattering about the conclusion reached by Judge Thompson in his decision. Mr. Henson owned Friendship Automotive which was a car repair shop. The business did oil changes and other small repairs. The business performed taxable transactions and failed to collect and remit the tax.

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    11. Lawmakers Re-introduce Bill to Curb Offshore Tax Havens

      Lawmakers Re-introduce Bill to Curb Offshore Tax Havens

      A pair of Democratic lawmakers in the House and Senate have re-introduced legislation aimed at preventing the abuse of offshore tax havens by multinational companies. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, a senior member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., a member of the Senate Budget Committee, introduced the Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act on Monday.

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    12. Are Your Business Clients Ready for the New Section 179 Expense Rules?

      Are Your Business Clients Ready for the New Section 179 Expense Rules?

      Buy first and ask tax questions later. That seems to the best approach for small business owners in recent years. For instance, if you were smart enough to acquire business equipment in 2014, you can now write off the entire amount up to a lofty maximum in one fell swoop. However, if you didn’t act fast enough, you may have missed the boat. It all has to do with the annual Section 179 deduction.

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    13. How to Handle the Challenge of Transitioning Control of a Family-Owned Business

      How to Handle the Challenge of Transitioning Control of a Family-Owned Business

      The Mascilli family, which owns East End Plumbing and Mechanical in Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania, started several years... Realtors See Increase in Pending Home Sales The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose modestly in November as a strengthening economy... New Illinois Law Requires Most Businesses to Offer Employee Retirement Plan The law requires all businesses in operation for at least two years and that have at least 25 employees, to offer... DAILY NEWS Smart Cars, Homes and Even Toasters in Spotlight at at CES Imagine a world in which your garage door opens automatically as you pull into the ...

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    14. President Signs Tax Extenders Bill

      President Signs Tax Extenders Bill

      On December 19, President Obama signed a one-year tax extenders package into law. The bill, H.R. 5771, includes the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 which extends a package of more than 50 individual, business, and energy provisions through the end of 2014. The House and Senate passed this legislation on December 3 and December 16, respectively.

      The summary below lists some of the major provisions which have been extended.

      Individual extenders

      • The option to take an itemized deduction for state and local general sales taxes instead of state and local income taxes.
      • The increased contribution limits and carry ...
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