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Thu, 29 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500While outsourcing is in the news a lot in a negative light, the fact is that if you were to look for a company or business without any assistance from outsourcing that company would not be as profitable as others in the field. The business environment is very competitive so outsourcing has quickly become one of the best resources businesses have to save money.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500Filing tax returns is something that everyone must do, whether they like it or not. The companies of professionals that help businesses with taxes are often very busy during tax season when most businesses rush to make file their taxes to avoid high interests or penalties which may arise from not filing.
Sat, 20 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Business men and women in Europe are paying a lot of tax to their respective governments in the form of sales tax, employee pension contributions and if they're doing well taxes on any profits they might make. While they have little choice but to conform with current legislation and employ accountants who can minimilise their bills as much as possible, short of moving their offices or maufacturing to India or China there is little they can do to keep more of the wealth they have created.
Mon, 18 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400The Small Business Administration (SBA) is an independent Federal agency tasked to support the small business companies of the country, especially those are lagging behind due to social or economical restraints. The SBA authority carefully evaluates the standard and credibility of a company before issuing a minority business certification. Apart from your legal standing, the agency will evaluate your tax return for which you have to provide complete copies of the personal Federal tax returns for the last two years.
Mon, 20 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400A whole lot of the tax steps that often pertain to managing a regular small business also pertain to architecture, development and engineering organizations, but the truth is you'll find a number of tax tricks that are exceptional to these types of individual industries.
Fri, 22 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400There are many companies which are good in providing the services like the VAT that is value added tax as well as the taxation services. There are consultants which gives you the benefit of these services and advice you to make the best of the services. The VAT a tax services can also be provided by 365companies with great help and advanced reference.
Fri, 01 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400Ron Heller, Attorney and CPA, wrote a great article describing Hawaii's General Excise Tax. Most people don't understand how it works... they just think 4.0 percent or 4.5 percent is much lower than the 8 percent - 9 percent sales tax rates they see in other states. He writes, "In most states, the sales tax covers only the final retail sale of goods - it does not apply to wholesale transactions, nor does it apply to services, rents, interest, commissions, or other forms of income.
Thu, 17 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400In our global economy it is becoming more common for people to move once, twice or more during their lifetime. Many of these people have purchased a home for them or their family and are concerned about the taxation implications if they move and then later on decide they want to sell. There are quite a few scenarios to consider when trying to answer this question and we will endeavour to look at each of them and the taxation implications.
Tue, 15 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400The anxiety and panic of that comes from dealing with the Internal Revenue Service is at the top of the list of life's most stressful experiences. Here's some semi-good news, having unpaid back taxes and not being able to pay them, is a very common thing to the IRS. In an average year, about 19 per cent of the people in the United States have unpaid back taxes. Since this is such a common problem, you can be assured there is back tax IRS help out there who understand the stress and uncertainty that everyone feels when they get behind on their taxes.
Tue, 08 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500The recession continues to impact more and more people and small businesses every day. The number of taxpayers with back tax issues is increasing as well. The IRS has stated that both business and individual tax filings and payments are down because people are just plain struggling to pay their tax bill and cope with their living expenses. They would also want you to know that the worst thing you can to do is to neglect paying taxes, as they just keep adding up. It is best to seek tax resolution to avoid potential issues like the loss of a home, a car and complete sanity.
Sat, 05 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500If you know that you really need a professional who knows how to deal with your specific situation and help and advise you on your tax issues, hire one. A lot of people try and get back on track on their own, without even fully understanding their own taxes or the system. This is when hiring a professional would be a smart idea. They are often ex-IRS tax attorneys or other qualified tax professionals who know everything about filing taxes and all of the options for catching up with back owed taxes. They know better than anyone, except the Internal Revenue Service, on how to correctly file with itemized deductions or even include any deductions you might have missed.
Wed, 15 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400This is a major reason why you will want to start now with planning for next season's corporate taxes, and the person who is best qualified to offer sound advice in this regard is a certified public accountant with a background in corporate tax credits. Working with this professional, who has expertise in this strategic area, can bring your corporate tax bill down dramatically.
Wed, 15 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Enterprise zone tax credits have been designed as an incentive for business to locate in these troubled neighborhoods and hire those who might not otherwise have such opportunities. Many states offer similar benefits, and the program is not new; urban enterprise zones are to be found in many cities and rural areas across the U.S.
Sat, 21 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400If a homebuyer missed the April 30th deadline for the first-time homebuyer tax credit, then there will inevitably be some confusion about Congress's latest attempts to extend the benefits a few months. Headlines in the news, at first blush, can -and often will be, even deliberately so- be misleading. The truth is that if you missed out on your opportunity to take advantage of the $8,000 tax credit, then you are still out of luck.
Wed, 18 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400California-based corporations are on the lookout for ways to save money, and one of the best ways that is often not taken advantage of is to see if your company qualifies for federal hiring credits. These include the newly implemented Hire Act credit. As well, your company may also utilize state enterprise zone credits and the WOTC tax credit. Some of these credits are based upon whom you hire, while others require your corporation to make certain types of business-related purchases. When you add them all up, they can save your California company thousands of dollars off your taxes due.
Wed, 18 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Although times are tough all around the country, they are particularly stringent in a handful of states, one of which is California. If you own a company in California, you will be pleased to learn that there are California hiring tax credits available that can lead to several thousands of dollars being eliminated from your annual tax bill. Although many companies do not take advantage of them, the California hiring tax credits have the potential to save your company a significant amount of money.
Wed, 18 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400There are state tax credits that California companies can take advantage of that will allow them to save money. One of the most popular is WOTC California, or Work Opportunity Tax Credit California.
Wed, 18 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400As a taxpayer, you are entitled to know what Collection Appeal Rights you have with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). There are some procedures with the help of which you can appeal against IRS collections action. The two main procedures you can use to contest collections initiated by the IRS are Collection Due Process (CDP) and Collection Appeals Program (CAP).
Tue, 10 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400During the preparation of tax returns or representation of a client for an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issue, Enrolled Agents should be aware of the Injured Spouse Allocation. The Injured Spouse Allocation is used to protect one spouse's share of an overpayment (IRS refund) from being applied to a past-due obligation. Enrolled Agents should use this tool before considering an offer in compromise if there is a possibility a client's IRS refund may be offset.
Tue, 10 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400The IRS plan for return tax preparer registration is scheduled to begin September 2010 and will affect nearly every professional tax preparer in some way. Paid tax preparers must register with the IRS to obtain a Preparer Tax Identification Number, pass an IRS exam and satisfy annual continuing education.
Sat, 07 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400With the bigger bite the Feds want to take out of your income for taxes, don't you think that it's time you start considering sheltering some of your income with rental property?
Thu, 05 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400In July 2010, the office of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) issued its annual audit report on IRS compliance initiatives. TIGTA's audit report covers trends in Internal Revenue Service (IRS) collection and examination activities through Fiscal Year (FY) 2009.
Sun, 01 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400When it comes to winning the battle on paying taxes, the typical American worker is losing the battle. Discover how you can fight back and put more of your had earned cash back into your pocket when you own your very own network marketing business.
Tue, 20 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400If you own a California company and are looking for ways to keep your company solvent for another business year, why not take advantage of tax credits that many companies simply let pass them by. Certified public accountants can help you ascertain which California tax credit and California tax incentives will most benefit your company and for which your business is eligible.
Tue, 20 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400Not only can a Long Beach CPA firm provide consultation services and long-range planning for California companies, but they can help your company when tax time rolls around. If you start now with a Long Beach CPA who has a clear understanding of Long Beach Enterprise Zone Credits and other types of business credits and incentives, your company will pay much less in taxes next year.