If you regularly use independent contractors instead of hiring employees, you may still have to file Form 1099. Read more in this Tax Tip.
If you are a small-business owner, whether you hire people as independent contractors or as employees will affect the amount of taxes you withhold from their paychecks, as well as how much and what types of taxes you pay. Read this Tax Strategist for more.
The following is a compilation of a number of tax breaks available to self-employed individuals and/or small business owners. Some can be implemented before year’s end, providing benefits for your 2011 return, while others will provide planning opportunities for 2012.
There are an abundant number of provisions that provide tax relief to small businesses this year. Just so you don’t overlook any of these benefits, or in case your business would like to position itself to take advantage of some before the close of the year, here is a brief rundown on many of the business benefits that are available for 2011.
Small-business owners have excellent opportunities to save for retirement, often with tax benefits for the business. Read more in this week’s Tax Tip.
Businesses with qualified production activities can take advantage of the Domestic Production Deduction on their taxes. Read this Tax Tip for more.
The Internal Revenue Code rewards businesses for pursuing innovation by continually increasing investment. Learn how in this Tax Tip.
Are you missing out on tax perks related to your business travel? Food and lodging expenses may be deducted when you are away from home for business purposes. Like everything in the tax law, to be tax deductible, certain rules must be followed. Individuals who know the rules and keep good records derive the most from these deductions.