10 THINGS TO DO BEFORE STARTING YOUR BUSINESS
Once you decide you want to start a business, there are a lot of little steps to take before your launch date. In this episode, I discuss ten things you should do before your business goes live.
Episode 24 | 21 mins
It’s that time of year where Amazon releases its financial statements and everybody else gets angry at how much tax the company DIDN’T pay. In this episode I explain a few reasons why Amazon’s tax bill might not be as big as you think it should.
Many married taxpayers choose to file their tax returns using the single or head of household filing statuses because their spouse has past due federal or state debt. In this episode, I explain the differences between the two married filing statuses, explain when you can use single or head of household when married, and what option you have when your spouse owes back taxes, child support, student loans, or other federal debt.
Tax season is a time to square up with the government for the prior year, not get an extra check. Sometimes you owe, sometimes you’re owed. It’s simple arithmetic.
The Earned Income Credit is one of the nation’s largest anti-poverty programs and the IRS side eyes Schedule Cs that put taxpayers within EIC range.
One of the most common questions I get this time of year is “do I have to file my business income?”. In this episode I discuss the filing requirements for the different types of business entities.
The IRS uses 9 factors to determine whether your “income producing activity” is a business or hobby. In this episode, I discuss the remaining four of those factors.
The IRS uses 9 factors to determine whether your “income producing activity” is a business or hobby. In this episode, I discuss five of those factors.
You’ve probably seen the posts on social media about starting a business to take advantage of deductions that can help offset your income and save money on your tax return. In this episode, I talk about three reasons why this isn’t actually a good tax strategy.
In this episode we discuss the importance of making sure you classify your workers correctly.