Business – the way we make money. Whether dealing with large transnational corporations, or your neighborhood convenience store, accounting and tax policy can impact how your run your organization. As President Calvin Coolidge said, “chief business of the American people is business” — it is at the core of who we are as a nation as well as how we earn our livings.

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For those that are 1099 Workers, most of the rules that apply to business tax matters also apply to you on your Schedule C filing. So while you think of yourself as a freelancer or contractor, you really are a self employed owner-operator and you will grow your practice if you think of yourself as one and plan accordingly.

We love covering tax and financial matters that apply broadly and generally to the business community, though we sometimes often geek out on more narrowly focused topics that are only of interest to a select industry.

Not every area of business is based on entrepreneurship, there are many areas that impact people that work in corporate jobs, both directly and indirectly. High earning individuals may earn their primarily income from a “day job” but invest in real estate to build wealth and create more income.

While a huge topic to cover, the area of business is of major interest to Americans of all income levels, backgrounds, races, and ethnicities. The American Dream is based on the idea of being able to own your own home, raise your family, and start your own small business.

Home Office Deduction

By |2022-08-17T13:30:46-04:00August 17th, 2022|Categories: Quickies with Bette|Tags: , , , , |

We will be discussing the Home Office Deduction. The main questions we are tackling are: What is the home office deduction, what qualifies, and how do I calculate it? As a bonus, I will also walk you through the two ways the IRS allows you to claim the home office deduction, the simplified option and the regular method (i.e., Form 8829). 

How to Bootstrap Your Business

By |2022-08-10T19:54:51-04:00August 10th, 2022|Categories: #FinanceFriday|Tags: , , , , , , , |

On today's #FinanceFriday, we have the fabulous Diana Moss from Mini Melanie joining us. Diana is going to teach us all about bootstrapping a business.

Your Website as an Investment

By |2022-06-08T15:59:04-04:00June 8th, 2022|Categories: #FinanceFriday|Tags: , |

Today on Finance Friday, learn how to optimize your website for success from Nicole Sauk, founder of Ventus Design Studio. Nicole has been designing websites for over twenty years and is very passionate about teaching others how to use their website as an investment rather than just a pretty brochure.

Tax Planning Strategies

By |2022-05-20T14:00:13-04:00May 20th, 2022|Categories: Quickies with Bette|Tags: , , , , , |

Today I'm going to tell you what tax planning is and why you need to tax plan if you want to save money on your taxes. The truth is when a client comes to me at the end of the year and has not done any tax planning, there is very little that I can do to help them save money. To avoid this situation, I recommend tax planning to all my clients.

State Business Taxes

By |2022-02-09T13:16:35-05:00February 9th, 2022|Categories: #TaxTipTuesday|Tags: , , , , , |

If you think you may have state tax reporting requirements want to inquire about state nexus reporting, let us help you get the answers you and your business need. We are here to help you file your state taxes accurately.

All Things CRM

By |2022-01-31T17:11:23-05:00January 31st, 2022|Categories: #FinanceFriday|Tags: , , , , |

Welcome to Finance Friday; we have a fantastic guest! We have Danielle Major from KiConsultants, a CRM and Automation expert, who will talk to us about all things CRM. Danielle works with businesses, anywhere from small to medium to enterprises; she helps them get organized by implementing software technology to help make their lives easier and make more money with fewer resources.

Crypto Mining Business

By |2021-11-10T13:56:50-05:00November 10th, 2021|Categories: #TaxTipTuesday|Tags: , , , , , , |

On today's Tax Tip Tuesday, we're going to talk about your crypto mining business. I've been getting some calls, emails, et cetera, meetings with people setting up crypto mining businesses. Because why not?

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