9 Ways for Small Business Owners to Keep the Taxman Happy

9 Ways for Small Business Owners to Keep the Taxman Happy

When Benjamin Franklin said that the only things certain in life were “death and taxes” most people didn’t consider that they may be closely linked. But problems with taxes can lead to the death of your small business unless you take steps to keep the taxman off your...
5 QuickBooks Online Reports You Should Run Regularly

5 QuickBooks Online Reports You Should Run Regularly

There are numerous QuickBooks Online reports that you should be consulting at regular intervals. But you need these five at least every week. QuickBooks Online’s Dashboard, the first screen you see when you log in, provides an effective overview of your company’s...
Don’t Have a Budget? QuickBooks Online Can Help

Don’t Have a Budget? QuickBooks Online Can Help

The hardest part of creating a budget is getting started. QuickBooks Online provides tools that can jump-start the process. You know you should have a budget. You’re aware that it can help you stay on track with your company’s income and expenses throughout the year....
How Do You File an Amended Tax Return?

How Do You File an Amended Tax Return?

It’s easy to make mistakes when you’re doing your own tax preparation. The IRS has a special procedure for fixing them. That sense of accomplishment you feel after you’ve filed your income taxes can turn quickly to dread if you realize later that you made a...
Preparing for 2017 Taxes: 5 Things You Can Do Now

Preparing for 2017 Taxes: 5 Things You Can Do Now

Your income tax obligation needs to be on your mind year-round. Here are some ways you can get a jump on your 2017 taxes. Summer’s over. The kids are back in school. And soon, there’ll be only three months left in 2017. If you haven’t started thinking about how to...
Tax-Deductible Expenses: Are You Recording All of Them?

Tax-Deductible Expenses: Are You Recording All of Them?

2017 income tax preparation seems a long way off. Make it easier by tracking all the deductions you can take. You’ve heard it said before: Tax planning should be a year-round process. It’s so true. Your life will be a lot easier early next year when all your tax forms...