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  • 3 Ways An Accounting Business Consultant Can Help Your Construction Business

    29 July 2015

    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.

  • 4 Accounting Tips to Help Any Start-Up Thrive

    17 July 2015

    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.

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

    4 June 2015

    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.

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

    9 April 2015

    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

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

    7 April 2015

    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.

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

    6 April 2015

    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.

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

    6 April 2015

    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?

  • What To Do If You Can't Pay Your Tax Bill

    6 April 2015

    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.

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

    2 April 2015

    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.