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3 Ways An Accounting Business Consultant Can Help Your Construction Business

Posted by on Jul 29th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways An Accounting Business Consultant Can Help Your Construction Business

Running a construction business can be a great way to earn a living, but it also requires good accounting skills. If you are having trouble with the bookkeeping and management of the money you earn, it might be time to hire a business consultant that specializes in accounting. Here are three ways this could help you improve the way your bookkeeping is handled. 1. Learn Your Accounting Program If your company has not yet started using a computerized accounting program, an accounting consultant will help you set one up. The consultant will also...

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4 Accounting Tips to Help Any Start-Up Thrive

Posted by on Jul 17th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Accounting Tips to Help Any Start-Up Thrive

Planning to start a new start-up business? Make things easier on yourself by paying attention to these four vital accounting tips to help grow your business and avoid problems. Open a Bank Account One of the big early mistakes many entrepreneurs make is to mix personal and business expenses. Doing so makes it harder to track the company’s real financial progress, reap tax benefits and prepare documents for loans or potential investors. Fix this problem by opening a basic business checking account with the smallest fees you can find....

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3 Deductions Might Not Have Known You Can Claim On Your Taxes

Posted by on Jun 4th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Deductions Might Not Have Known You Can Claim On Your Taxes

Many people dread tax season. This may be for a variety of reasons, they might be worried that they will have to pay in taxes, they might have not kept their records organized, or they are just dreading the amount of work it will take to file their taxes. However, tax season is not something to dread and if you know what you are doing, you can hopefully come out on top. Here are some deductions that you might not have known you could take that can help to improve your situation with taxes. 1. Relocation Costs If you have to move for a job,...

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3 Tips For Saving Money On Your Taxes If You Are Self-Employed

Posted by on Apr 9th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Being self-employed can be great for a variety of reasons. However, it can also be very hard on your taxes. If you are not careful you can get hit pretty hard on your taxes, which is why it is important to do a couple things that can help you to pay less on your taxes and keep more money in your pocket.Here are a couple suggestions: 1. Pay Your Health Care Out Of The Company Usually when you are self-employed you will have to find private insurance. Once you find your private insurance coverage then you should start having the company pay it....

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Afraid That A Manager Is Stealing From Your Company? Here’s How To Find Out

Posted by on Apr 7th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You obviously can’t run your company all on your own, so you probably have a team of staff members who help run your business on a day-to-day basis. If you have managers and other higher-ups, you have probably carefully chosen people who you thought you could trust and depend on to do a good job. Therefore, it can be heartbreaking to find that one of your managers could be stealing from your company. Use Surveillance Cameras Many owners install surveillance cameras to help protect their properties from intruders, but you also need them...

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2 Ways A Self-Employed Person Can Be Organized For Tax Time

Posted by on Apr 6th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Doing taxes as a self-employed person is a little more involved than doing taxes if you are employed by someone else. If you are self-employed for the first time this year, then here are 2 ways to be prepared and organized for tax time. Accounting Program or Spreadsheet First, one of the best things you can do is keep an ongoing record of all of your income and expenses throughout the year. Keep your expenses categorized as well so that you do not have to sort through them at tax time. This means have a section for general business expenses,...

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Time Crunch Before April 15? How You Should Prepare Your Taxes

Posted by on Apr 6th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Spring is one of the happiest times of year, with cool, bright mornings that hold great promise for the warm weather ahead. However, for most individuals, spring can also mark a potentially stormier time — tax season. As April 15 rolls closer, what should you do if you still don’t have your tax return finalized? Should you attempt to prepare your return yourself or by using tax software, or is this instead a matter best left to a professional? Read on to learn more about what you should consider when finishing your taxes at the...

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What To Do If You Can’t Pay Your Tax Bill

Posted by on Apr 6th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you’ve procrastinated filing your tax return, there’s a good chance that you owe money. If not, you probably would have filed already to get your refund faster. If you do owe, and you’re waiting because you don’t know where you’re going to find the money, take the following steps. 1. File Your Tax Return Right Now You do not need to make your payment when you file your return. The deadline to pay is April 15th regardless of when you actually file. What’s the point in not waiting to file? The IRS has...

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Tax Tips: Information You Will Need To Qualify For The Childcare Credit

Posted by on Apr 2nd, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

On this past year’s taxes, you may be able to claim some of your childcare expenses. The childcare and dependent credit is in place to give taxpayers who have to pay for childcare a little break.  Who Qualifies As A Dependent You can only claim ‘qualifying individuals’ whom you paid care expenses for on your taxes. In less technical terms, ‘qualifying individuals’ means any of your kids who were under the age of thirteen last year. If your child turned thirteen during the past year, you can include any...

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