Many tax professionals like the ability to transfer their home into their office, since it allows for greater flexibility of time. There are also tax benefits when somebody sets apart a place in their home to create a home office. This post from MileIQ www.mileiq.com/taxpros) gives us the tax benefits and requirements for establishing a home office in order to apply for the tax deduction on business miles from the IRS.
Archive for Small Business
One of the largest issues small business owners face is keeping track of their expenses. Not only does this make keeping the books difficult, it could potentially have major tax implications. In this post, we’ll dive into some of the key things to be aware of when it comes to small business expense management and tracking.
Previously, we attempted to take the air out of the most common argument owners make for ignoring the planning necessary to successfully exit their companies: They believe that their businesses aren’t worth enough to meet their financial needs. “When it is,” they claim, “that’s when I’ll think about leaving.”
What is the net worth of your business? One way that you, your investors or creditors can tell is by looking at your balance sheet. This financial statement offers a snapshot of the health of your business. It shows your assets versus liabilities and equity. If you’re not sure how to document these financials, read on to learn how to create a balance sheet.
Like every owner, you will one day exit your business—voluntarily or involuntarily. On that day you will want to attain certain business and personal objectives: the first (and usually prerequisite to all others) is financial security.
Small business organizations and associations can be beneficial for many reasons. These can offer a wealth of knowledge and practical tips for growing your business. The networking opportunities can also help you and your company. Let’s look at at a few small business organizations you should know about.
Recently, the soccer coach of my con’s soccer team passed away. On top of being the coach of my son, he was the owner of a sportswear manufacturing and distributing business for 15 years.
From meeting with his family members, he and the business were synonymous. There were other no systems in place. With no other systems in place, then it is not a sell-able business.
You know you want to start a business and give yourself the best shot at success, but perhaps you’re still considering the kind of business you want to pursue. After all, you probably have a number of small-business ideas.
If you own your own business, your tax obligations likely do not end with the IRS. There are other tax agencies looking to put the bite on you as well. Small business owners can cut their taxes by taking various tax deductions. Be sure you don’t pay more taxes than you need to by being aware of the overlooked tax considerations for small business.
Small business owner know that “time is money” isn’t just a saying, it’s a reality. Time management is key because bungling this can lead to lost revenue. If you’re running up against the clock operating your business, read these five key time management tips for small business owners.