When maintaining accurate recordkeeping for small businesses, precise records will make things much easier. Best practices include reviewing the business improvements and progress. Another thing to always do is monitor expenses, along with pinpointing where your income sources are. Next, make it a habit to look over financial statements. And finally, prepare tax returns and keep all source documents for items on tax returns.
Landlords a 1099 applies to you! Do you collect W-9s from contractors? Well did you collect W-9s from those contractors? Did you know that services over $600 threshold require that you do? When you use independent contractors to perform services for your business, for each individual whom you pay $600 or more for the year, the IRS […]
Family Day Care Providers Meals Allowance and Other Amenities for their Business. A taxpayer who is in the business of providing family day care in their home most likely provide meals and other amenities. Daycare providers may deduct the ordinary and necessary expenses of their business. In both parts of this blog series, we will […]
Family Daycare Providers Business Home Use? Look what special tax benefits the IRS has for you! A taxpayer who is in the business of providing family daycare in their home may deduct the ordinary and necessary expenses of their business. Therefore, we thought it was in our readers best interest to learn about these benefits. […]
How does the Home Office Tax Deduction affect you? Did you know that the home office tax deduction applies to the business use of a home, and that the space itself may not actually be an office? This category also includes using part of a home for storing inventory. An example is a wholesale or […]
Tax Reform Impacts Employee Business Expenses Miscellaneous Itemized Deductions Subject to the 2% AGI Floor Not all provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act benefit taxpayers, so if you own a business, pay attention. The suspension of the deduction for employee business cost stinks for employees. Under prior law, taxpayers who were employees were […]