Deduct It!

Lower Your Small Business Taxes
Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413325718
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 432
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Reduce your taxes Completely updated for 2017 returns! Deduct It! shows you how to maximize your business deductions quickly, easily and legally. Easy to read and full of real-world examples, Deduct It! will pay for itself many times over. It covers deductions for: start-up and operating expenses travel, meals, and entertainment home offices medical expenses under Obamacare equipment and inventory and more. Deduct It! shows you how to avoid problems with the IRS, such as having your business classified as a hobby. Whether your enterprise is just starting or well established, this book is indispensable to your financial success. If the tax laws change, we will post updates on a special page on Nolo.com. That way, you’ll always have access to up-to-date information if there are significant changes to the law. All the information in the book remains up-to-date for the 2017 tax year. The changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act all take effect in 2018, except for an increase in bonus depreciation which took effect September 27, 2017. Anyone who purchases the book has access to an update page on the Nolo website specific to this book which explains the 2017 bonus depreciation change and summarizes how the new tax law affects small business owners’ taxes for 2018 and later. A new edition of the book, completely updated for the new tax law, will be published August 1, 2018.

Home Business Tax Deductions

Keep What You Earn
Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324150
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 432
View: 3210
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This book has everything home business owners need to know to make sure they take advantage of all the business deductions they are entitled to take. The book is organized into practical, easy-to-use categories of the most commonly used home business tax deductions that not only explain the deductions, but also how to make decisions so home business owners can take advantage of them. Includes lots of interesting and relevant examples that make the book easy to read and understand.

Tax Deductions for Professionals

Pay Less to the IRS
Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324606
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 456
View: 1354
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The book is organized into practical, easy-to-use categories of the most commonly-used business deductions for professionals who own their practice. It covers start-up expenses, health care costs, continuing education, professional fees, home office, and more.

Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide


Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413325696
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 440
View: 3998
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Maximize your tax deductions Rental real estate provides more tax benefits than almost any other investment. Whether you own a ten-unit rental apartment building or rent a room in your home through Airbnb, you need to know about all the valuable deductions you are entitled to take as a landlord. Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide is the only book that focuses exclusively on IRS rules and deductions for landlords. Find out how to: handle casualty and theft losses distinguish between repairs and improvements deduct home office, car, travel, and meals proper tax records—and much more. The book also covers landlord tax classifications, reporting rental income, hiring workers, and depreciation. Filled with practical advice and real-world examples, Every Landlord’s Tax Deduction Guide will save you money by making sure you owe less to the IRS at tax time. If the tax laws change, we will post updates on a special page on Nolo.com. That way, you’ll always have access to up-to-date information if there are significant changes to the law. All the information in the book remains up-to-date for the 2017 tax year. The changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act all take effect in 2018, except for an increase in bonus depreciation which took effect September 27, 2017. Anyone who purchases the book has access to an update page on the Nolo website specific to this book which explains the 2017 bonus depreciation change and summarizes how the new tax law affects small business owners’ taxes for 2018 and later. A new edition of the book, completely updated for the new tax law, will be published August 1, 2018.

Home Business Tax Deductions

Keep What You Earn
Author: N.A
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413316611
Category: Law
Page: 496
View: 4690
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Keep your hard-earned money in your home business! Completely updated for 2011 returns Tax deductions are essential to any business, but even more so when your office is also your home. Don't spend thousands on an accountant --turn to Home Business Tax Deductions and do it yourself! Home Business Tax Deductions will help you write off: your home office start-up and operating expenses vehicles, meals, entertainment, and travel health insurance and medical bills inventory equipment The 8th edition of Home Business Tax Deductions is completely updated with all the latest tax information, eligibility requirements, and deductions for 2011 returns, including up-to-date information on how the latest laws could affect your home business.

Deduct It!

Lower Your Small Business Taxes
Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781413324136
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 536
View: 8251
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This book explains everything small business owners need to know to take advantage of all the deductions they are entitled to. The book is organized into practical, easy-to-understand categories of the most commonly used business deductions. It includes lots of interesting and relevant examples so readers can see how the deductions work and the context they come up in.

Working for Yourself

Law & Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers & Gig Workers of All Types
Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323707
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 568
View: 6961
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Self employed? Or ready to be your own boss? This book is for you! Working for Yourself provides all the legal and tax information you need to start your business off on the right foot--and run it successfully. Whether you're an independent contractor, freelancer, consultant, or considering self-employment, it all adds up to the same thing: you need to be more aware of laws and taxes than the average person. Get all the information you need to know to: obtain necessary permits and licenses determine how much to charge your clients write legally binding contracts and avoid unfair ones qualify for independent contractor tax treatment make the most of your tax deductions and comply with strict IRS rules get benefits (including health coverage) and insurance keep accurate records in case you get audited, and make sure you’re paid in full and on time. The 10th edition is completely revised to provide the up-to-date information you need, including recent changes in tax law and business practices (from pricing services to buying insurance).

The Small Business Start-Up Kit

A Step-by-Step Legal Guide
Author: Peri Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324746
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 360
View: 2415
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Everything you need to start a business, from creating a solid business plan and selecting a marketable name to business contracts, taxes, and reaching customers online.

The Small Business Start-Up Kit for California


Author: Peri Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324762
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 352
View: 3536
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Everything you need to start a business in California, from creating a solid business plan and selecting a marketable name to business contracts, taxes, and reaching customers online.

Tax Strategies for the Small Business Owner

Reduce Your Taxes and Fatten Your Profits
Author: Russell Fox
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430248424
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 250
View: 6892
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Tax Strategies for the Small Business Owner: Reduce Your Taxes and Fatten Your Profits will help the small business owner increase profits while feeling more comfortable dealing with taxes. It begins by looking at the often overlooked critical decision small business owners face when they start a business: the choice of business entity. The book then examines all the deductions that a business owner can take legally to reduce taxes. It also provides advice business owners need to make good tax-related decisions: Should I lease or buy? Should I hire an employee or outsource the task? How much will buying a building reduce my taxes and for how long? Many people freeze up when they are forced to prepare or even think about taxes. Some receive a notice from the IRS and put it aside: They’re too scared to open it! Yet taxes for the most part follow common sense rules. You just need to know what they are and how they affect your decisions. In this book, readers will learn about the different business entities, the different taxes you must deal with (primarily income taxes), documentation procedures, how to work with a tax professional, how to handle an audit, and, in general, how to use the U.S. Tax Code to your advantage. Among other things, readers learn to take full advantage of tax benefits and avoid potholes hidden in things like: Startup and ongoing expenses Cost of goods sold Depreciation Payroll Retirement plans In short, Tax Strategies for the Small Business Owner will not only help you relax when you deal with your taxes—it’ll show you how to use tax law to your financial benefit. What you’ll learn How to choose a business entity that’s right for your business. The requirements for deducting expenses. What you can deduct (and what you can’t). How to fund your retirement with help from the business. Using depreciation rules to reduce taxable income. Having benefit plans (medical and retirement) while complying with tax laws. How to take the tax implications into account when making strategic business decisions. What to do when you hear from the IRS. How to determine whether you need a tax professional to assist you. Who this book is for Taxes for the Small Business Owner is designed for owners of small to medium-sized businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs—millions of people in the U.S. This practical guide on taxation is designed for those who want to lower their tax bills by maximizing deductions. It will appeal to any owner or manager who wants to pay less tax—legally.

Lower Your Taxes - BIG TIME! 2019-2020: Small Business Wealth Building and Tax Reduction Secrets from an IRS Insider


Author: Sandy Botkin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9781260143812
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 400
View: 3454
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Learn how to navigate the latest changes to the tax law— and save big on your taxes! After Congress’s most recent tax overhaul, taxpayers everywhere are concerned about how this new bill affects both their personal and business taxes. Lower Your Taxes—Big Time! is back for the 2019-2020 season to help you understand the latest changes. This essential book provides everything you need to know about saving money on tax day—and every other day of the year. Fully updated to reflect the changes in the tax laws, this book shows you how to legally, morally, and ethically take advantage of the tax system to get a yearly subsidy of $5,000 or more back from the IRS—and bulletproof your records forever. Completely revised and updated, this a must-have resource for saving thousands of dollars at tax time. Lower Your Taxes Big Time! features: •Advice on properly documenting any business deduction •Guidance for getting big tax subsidies for starting a home business •Ways to turn tuition, entertainment, orthodontia, and other expenses into huge deductions •Important information on small-business tax changes and extensions recently passed by the American Taxpayer Relief Law, and more

What Every Inventor Needs to Know about Business & Taxes


Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: NOLO
ISBN: 1413301932
Category: Law
Page: 384
View: 8229
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Alexander Bain invented the fax machine. John Pemberton created Coca-Cola. James Harrison invented the refrigerator. All of them - and hundreds of other inventors - went broke because they didn't know how to run a business. Creating a successful invention isn't enough - inventors must embrace basic business principles if they hope to profit from their creations. With What Every Inventor Needs to Know About Business & Taxes, they'll have everything they need to: choose a business structure, keep good records, understand taxes, take legitimate deductions and protect intellectual property rights. It's the only book available that shows them how to claim invention losses with the IRS, which can make all the difference between success and the poorhouse. Provides forms on CD-ROM.

Every Nonprofit's Tax Guide

How to Keep Your Tax-Exempt Status & Avoid IRS Problems
Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324207
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 480
View: 8285
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This book explains the IRS rules that nonprofits must comply with in order to maintain their tax-exempt status. From annual filing requirements to unrelated business income to volunteers to lobbying activities, this book explains what nonprofits need to know to stay out of trouble with the IRS. Practical, easy-to-understand and organized by issue, this book is an invaluable reference guide to complicated IRS rules that every small to medium sized nonprofit need to understand.

Lower Your Taxes - Big Time! 2007-2008 Edition


Author: Sandy Botkin
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071589457
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 300
View: 8662
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Updated to reflect recent and upcoming changes in the U.S. tax law One of the top best tax books according to Entrepreneur magazine

Retire-And Start Your Own Business


Author: Martha Sargent
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413315534
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 336
View: 2750
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The only book that helps entrepreneurial retirees figure out how to get that dream business up and running! If you plan to retire and start your own business then this one-of-a-kind book is ideal for you. A comprehensive, step-by-step guide, Retire -- And Start Your Own Business is packed with practical, hands-on tools (including a CD-ROM) to help entrepreneurs like you pick and run a perfect business. This book is at the leading edge of the new retirement: more retirees need or want to keep working. It shows you how to: define success for you take stock of your skills and experience work with the time and money you have generate business ideas perform four "reality checks" on your best idea get ready to launch your business understand important legal, financial and tax matters find the best health insurance and more Plus: Retire--And Start Your Own Business provides dozens of exercises that can help you understand exactly what you want from your businesses and your life. The CD-ROM provides Excel spreadsheets, plus additional worksheets and lessons not included in the book. The CD-ROM that accompanies the printed version of this book includes forms or other tools; in this eBook, you'll find all those documents in the appendix or at the back of the book.

Lower Your Taxes Big Time 2013-2014 5/E


Author: Sandy Botkin
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071803416
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 368
View: 9133
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Completely revised and updated--the must-have resource for saving thousands of dollars at tax time A former IRS attorney, Sandy Botkin has saved hundreds of thousands of taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. And in this powerhouse bestselling handbook, he again delivers money-saving strategies, including: Advice on properly documenting any business deduction Guidance for getting big tax subsidies for starting a home business Ways to turn tuition, entertainment, orthodontia, and other expenses into huge deductions Important information on small-business tax changes and extensions recently passed by the American Taxpayer Relief Law "Who better to turn to for tax advice than an insider? Sandy Botkin trained IRS attorneys and now shares his wealth of knowledge in Lower Your Taxes—Big Time!. Follow his practical strategies for a more financially abundant and fulfilling life." -- Anthony Robbins, author of Awaken the Giant Within and Unlimited Power "Lower Your Taxes—Big Time! guarantees every American a raise of $3,000–$15,000 or more annually courtesy of the United States Government." -- David D'Arcangelo, author of Wealth Starts at Home "If you don't study money, how can you ever expect to have any? Lower Your Taxes—Big Time! will put thousands of dollars in your pocket every year and teach you, in clear simple steps, how to audit proof your records from the IRS forever." -- Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator, #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul

Every Airbnb Host's Tax Guide


Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413325521
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 192
View: 7039
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The complete tax guide for Airbnb and other short-term rental hosts As a short-term rental host, you’re entitled to many valuable deductions and other tax benefits. This book—the first of its kind—shows you how to pay no more tax than necessary on your rental income while complying with IRS rules. Learn everything you need to know about taxes, including: what deductions you should be taking how to report your short-term rental income how to deduct losses vacation home and tax-free rental rules how to allocate costs when you rent a room in your home, and how to keep proper records. Whether you rent your property through Airbnb, FlipKey, HomeAway, TripAdvisor, Craigslist, or VRBO, you want to make sure you understand these tax rules. That way, you can rest assured you are making the most out of your hosting business without risking problems with the IRS. All the information in the book remains up-to-date for the 2017 tax year. The changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act all take effect in 2018, except for an increase in bonus depreciation which took effect September 27, 2017. Anyone who purchases the book has access to an update page on the Nolo website specific to this book which explains the 2017 bonus depreciation change and summarizes how the new tax law affects small business owners’ taxes for 2018 and later. A new edition of the book, completely updated for the new tax law, will be published August 1, 2018.

Make Your Life Tax Deductible: Easy Techniques to Reduce Your Taxes and Start Building Wealth Immediately


Author: David Meier
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071467629
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
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More than 150 deductions small business owners can implement to lower taxes and boost profits immediately If you are a small business owner, missing out on important deductions can mean receiving a tax bill that puts you deep into debt. In Make Your Life Tax Deductible, tax specialist David Meier presents quick and easy tips on understanding what deductions can be legally taken and implementing them in your tax strategies. He provides more than 150 deductions in several areas, from home, car, and travel to entertainment, equipment, and more.

Small Business Tax Deductions


Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Continuing Education of the Bar-California
ISBN: N.A
Category: Small business
Page: 596
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Start Your Own Senior Services Business

Adult Day-Care, Relocation Service, Home-Care, Transportation Service, Concierge, Travel Service
Author: Entrepreneur Press,Charlene Davis
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
ISBN: 1613082797
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 242
View: 6177
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The senior population is multiplying by the millions! In fact, during the next 25 years, the senior population in America is expected to double — growing faster than the total population in every state. This means one thing: a tremendous opportunity for aspiring and compassionate entrepreneurs. From providing adult daycare or homecare to transportation or concierge needs, this guide covers today’s most requested services within the 65-and-older market. Readers learn, step by step, how to choose the right opportunity for them, legally and financially establish their business, acquire licenses and certifications, set policies and procedures, and much more! Priceless insight, advice, and tips from practicing senior care professionals help aspiring entrepreneurs to discover their specialty from within one of six growing areas of interest — adult daycare, relocation services, homecare, transportation services, concierge, and travel service; design a business to suit customers’ demographics and special needs; set rates; create a support staff who will facilitate success; use effective marketing and advertising to get the word out; build valuable business partnerships that lead to referrals; and plan for future growth. A record number of seniors are seeking help, and this guide is the key to starting a senior care service today!