With so many rules and regulations in the small business landscape, entrepreneurs across the nation are rejoicing over some much welcome news from the IRS and the U.S. Treasury Department that could help save them a ton of money.
Even though summer is here, that doesn’t mean you can take a vacation from handling your IRS tax obligations. There is an important tax deadline coming up next week for small business owners and self-employed professionals. Are you ready for it?
The IRS has been pushing for many years to capture cash income of small businesses and force him to pay taxes. That is one of the reasons that the IRS is requiring credit card merchant service companies to report a 1099-K for businesses to the IRS.
All of the energy and focus on the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) has lulled many online sellers into a false belief that they do not need to collect retail sales tax on their online sales until Congress takes action on the MFA. What many online sellers forget is that states can still require online sellers to collect retail sales tax if the online sellers have physical presence nexus in a state.
The number of workers identifying themselves as “independent contractors” is growing in the United States. In 2005 the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics determined that the number of independent contractors rose from 6.4% of the workforce in 2001 to 27.4% of the workforce by 2005. In 2010, Navigant Economics claimed the following:
Can you imagine earning a paycheck of just $1 each year while living a comfortable lifestyle? Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and head honchos at other giant corporations around the world can. And they are taking just a buck per year for good reason—to help their efforts in reducing taxes.
It is no secret that funds are extremely limited in the first few years of a business. However, even when your business starts to boom, be sure to constantly analyze where the money is going and whether or not your expenditures are worth the asking price.
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