How to Register for State & Local Taxes

  History Behind State & Local Taxes We can take paying state & local taxes back to the Founding Fathers. From the start of our country, until current day the Federal Government has always recognized the rights of the states to impose taxes on its citizens. When the Constitution was written, the ability to impose … Continued

Why You Should Choose an Accountant Over Doing It Yourself

We’re accountants, so you’re probably thinking that this article is going to be completely biased towards hiring accountants, preferably us, to do your bookkeeping and taxes, right? Well, we’d love to meet you and talk to you about your business, financial goals, and so on. We’d also like to make your life easier by taking … Continued

How to Calculate Self-Employment Taxes as a Small Business Owner

As small business accountants, we hear the question “how much should I put aside for self-employment taxes?” and other similar questions quite often. Although the answer really is “it depends”, we know that doesn’t help much in helping you get your books in order and make sure you’ve got enough come tax time. Today, we’re … Continued

Should I Itemize or Use Standard Deductions?

    Today we’re talking tax deductions, what they are, what qualifies, and how it will help your small business. Grab your favorite beverage and a notepad and pen and get ready to spend the next 30 minutes getting expert advice on how to work deductions to your benefit.  Have a specific questions or don’t … Continued

Where’s My Tax Refund & Other Tax Filing Information

You beat the rush and filed your taxes early. Having the stress over with is nice, but having that cash from your tax refund in your bank account would make the success of getting it done all that much sweeter, right? It’s true that the IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in … Continued

How to Build an Authentic Social Media Presence – Part II

You can find Part One of How to Build an Authentic Social Media Presence here.    Now that we’ve talked about the importance of having an authentic presence on our social media platforms, and we’ve reviewed a strategy for posting a variety of post types on our platforms, it’s time to talk about the nuts … Continued