Tax Tips & Deductions for Food Truck Owners

Do you serve up hot subs, fresh salads, and sweet treats around town in your decked-out food truck? If so, you’re part of the...

6 Essential Financial Tips for Small Business Owners

It is universally agreed that doing taxes is everybody's nightmare, particularly for small business owners. While average people don't have to worry about them until the next year, small business owners usually have to make tax filing on a quarterly basis.

Business Travel Basics

A business trip is a good opportunity to do productive work for your business while earning substantial deductions. But it’s important to know the rules and limitations of deductions for business trips. You need to be aware of what constitutes a business trip, what things are deductible, and what you need to do to support your claims. You can combine business trips with pleasure trips, but be careful to ensure your trip still qualifies.

Starting a Business? 5 Things You Must Know

Starting a new business is an exciting, but busy time with so much to be done and so little time to do it in. And, if you expect to have employees, there are a variety of federal and state forms and applications that will need to be completed to get your business up and running

Why Adopt Cloud Accounting in 2015?

A recent survey has shown that cloud accounting leads to increases in production, costs savings and customer satisfaction. Out of those who were surveyed, 92% stated that they are entirely happy with their cloud-based services.

5 Reasons Your Small Business Should Switch to Digital Bookkeeping

In the 21st century, it would be an understatement to say technology and the internet have made running a business easier. With all this useful...

I’m Crowdfunding: Is It Taxable?

Crowdfunding through Internet sites such as and have become convenient and often successful vehicles for fundraising.

What Types of Business Entertainment Events are Deductible?

The good news is that Uncle Sam and the IRS allow small business owners to deduct 50% of meals and entertainment events in which they partake. But some type of business must be conducted before, during, or after these events in order to qualify for this popular – yet often improperly claimed – tax write-off.

4 Great Tips to Anxiety-Free Taxes for Small Business Owners

For most people, tax time only comes once a year, but for small business owners and the self-employed, it rears its ugly head in...

Freelancer? Avoid These “7 Deadly Sins” at Tax Time

In separate reports, Zen99 and the consumer finance website nerdwallet ranked Los Angeles the best city for freelancers. In 2012, 12% of people in Los Angeles reported themselves as self-employed.

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