Published: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:15:00 +0000
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZDescribes the annual maximum social security tax for the current and previous years, and how it affects earnings from employment and self-employment.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZNew requirements for paying overtime to exempt salaried employees and how overtime is paid and calculated.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZUnderstanding Partnership Types: Limited Partnership, Limited Liability Partnership, General Partnership and Limited Liability Company
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZHow business owners are paid. Most business owners don't take a salary but are paid from profits. How corporation business owners are paid.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZIf you are self-employed and also have employment income, here's how Social Security and Medicare taxes are withheld, determined and paid at tax time.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZFinancial statements needed for a successful business plan, including balance sheet, income statement, and sources and uses of funds.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZHow to do your own payroll and payroll taxes, in three steps: before you pay employees, paying employees, and after you pay employees.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZA disregarded entity as a business entity which elects not to be separate from its owner for tax purposes.Tax and liability issues discussed.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZDifference between salaried and hourly employees. How to calculate salary and hourly rates and exempt vs. non-exempt employees explained.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZThe difference between tax evasion and tax avoidance, examples of tax evasion, and how to avoid tax evasion charges at an IRS audit.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZViability of a business and how to create a viable business. Viability is compared to solvency and liquidity.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZAttorney Michael Helfand discusses the legal obligation of employers to pay employees, and what happens if employees are not paid.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZDescribes the arbitration process vs. the litigation process, with points of differences and similarities.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZLLC, LP, LLP, JV, PC - Each type is best for a specific situation, relating to taxes, liability, & your ability to control profits and losses.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZHow single-member LLC's report independent contractor income for federal income tax purposes, and employment taxes and excise taxes.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZThis article discusses benefits and drawbacks to mandatory arbitration and issues with mandatory or forced arbitration clauses in consumer contracts.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZCurrent federal corporate tax rates, charged to owners of corporations, including the accumulated earnings tax, and how to calculate this tax.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZOwner's equity vs. retained earnings. All owners have equity, but it's different for accounting purposes with corporations.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZThe owners of a limited liability company (LLC) are called members. LLC membership eligibility,taxation, liability, and management is discussed.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZYou may have to take someone to small claims court. Here are the steps in the small claims process, including how to collect the money.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZThis worksheet is a simplified statement that you can use to show a lender how much you need for financing & how much collateral you will contribute.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZHow a business owner's capital account works, including capital contributions. How the balance in an owner's capital account is determined.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZHow to deal with non-payment by employer and make sure you get paid for your services as an employee or independent contractor.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZWondering what Indemnity agreements are? Here's what they are, how they work, and where they are found in contracts and insurance contexts.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZAn explanation of the wages used to calculate withholding for federal income tax (FIT) and FICA taxes (Social Security and Medicare taxes).
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZThe due diligence process in buying a business or . Due diligence includes detailed review of operations, financial records, sales and marketing, employees, and legal documents.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZA definition of gross pay and how to calculate gross pay for hourly and salaried employees, including overtime calculation.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZGross income for a business is defined and calculated, compared to other income terms, and used in financial analysis.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZHow depreciation can benefit your business by providing tax savings on purchase of qualifying business equipment and vehicles.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZYou might wonder if it's legal to pay your employees in cash. But when it comes to taxes and the IRS, it might be more trouble than it's worth.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZIf you are considering hiring an independent contractor, here are some tax considerations and employment agreements you should know about.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZFind out what happens in small claims court and learn some tips for making your court appearance successful.
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2016-08-23T11:15:00ZThis article details some tips to help you be successful in small claims court, including preparation and showing up.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZWant to buy a business? Here are the steps, including getting your team together, doing due diligence, negotiating, and signing final documents.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZWays to calculate estimated taxes for a self-employed business owner filing business taxes using Schedule C and previous tax years.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZForms you must have a new employee complete, including the W-4 form, state income tax withholding form, I-9 form, and a job application form.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZDiscussion of the different legal business types and the status of the owner in each - as owner or employee.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZDetails about the Additional Medicare Tax are provided for employers and self-employed individuals.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZStarting a business? Selecting a business type? Here is a checklist of factors to consider when selecting your legal form of business.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZBefore you hire employees, run through this checklist, which includes new hire forms and setting up payroll systems.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZThis article describes the four C's of credit -- character - capacity - collateral - capital -- and shows how to use them to get a business loan.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZHow and when to file Form 941, the employer's quarterly payroll tax report, including due dates and reminders.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZPay periods are important and have many laws to be aware of. Here are different types of pay periods explained and how they affect different workers.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZWhy it's important to keep business and personal funds separate, and some tips for separating these funds.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZWhat is a sole proprietor and sole proprietorship business, how to start a sole proprietorship, taxes for a sole proprietor/
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZHow to make sure the IRS sees your business as a business and not a hobby, even if your business isn't making a profit in the beginning.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZAll about salaried employees, their exempt status, how they are paid, employment contracts, and answers to other questions.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZWhat is cash flow, how cash comes in and out of a business and why it's important in a small business to manage cash, especially at startup..
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZWhat you should know about independent contractors, including hiring paperwork, how a contractor is paid, laws relating to independent contractors and more.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZCommon sections in commercial real estate lease documents, including subleasing, defaults, disputes, deposits, restrictions.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZFirst steps to starting any business: Begin with a business name, then a location, then go on to registering, financial, legal and marketing tasks.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZWe'll look at the two types of purchases and how they are considered for both accounting and tax purposes.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZA discussion of non-compete agreements and how someone might be able to breach (break) an unfair non-compete agreement.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZWhat is a fiscal year? Why does it matter? How do I determine the date for my company's fiscal year end?
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZWhat to do if you are asked to give a personal guarantee for a commercial space lease. Some alternatives and how to negotiate.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZAll about self-employment taxes, including how to prepare Schedule SE for income taxes and how to include on personal tax return.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZSelf-employment taxes are paid by business owners for social security and Medicare. That's good news and bad news.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZA discussion of LLC ownership, including how LLC owner/member capital accounts work, and how LLC owners make contributions.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZA recent Tax Court case explains the factors considered in whether a business can deduct expenses even if the business isn't profitable.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZDescribes the information you need and the process of completing the 1099-MISC form for non-employee workers.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZOptions for paying an independent contractor and payment terms that should be included in a independent contractor agreement.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZA brief description of business legal types and checklist for selecting the best legal type of business for your new business.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZLists all the taxes a limited liability company pays including income taxes, self-employment taxes and property taxes.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZThis guide will take you through the top pieces of information to help you prepare for corporate taxes, amend or extend your corporate tax return.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZTax issues to consider before you give gifts, bonuses, or awards to employees. Includes taxability to employees and deduction to your business.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZA list of terms to be included in a partnership agreement, when starting a partnership, especially restrictive covenants like non-compete clauses.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZShould you choose an LLC or corporation for your business? A discussion of the differences, including liability and tax affects.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZWant a small business loan? You need to be prepared with the 4 C's - character, credibility, collateral, and capital assets.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZStarting a business? How to set up your business for paying taxes and for keeping good business records. And where to get help.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZAs a business owner, you can loan money to your business or invest in it. A discussion of the two alternatives, from a risk and tax viewpoint.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZHow an LLC owner is paid, taking a draw from business profits. How LLC owners pay self-employment taxes.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZAnswers to questions about starting an LLC, including documents needed, how to register with your state, and how to create an operating agreement.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZWhat to include in a conflict of interest policy for a corporate board of directors, including confidentiality and fiduciary responsibilities.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZAll about business assets, including types of assets, what records to keep, taxes and capital gains taxes, and assets as collateral.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZWhat you need to start a business as an independent contractor, including choosing a business type and business checking account, getting an EIN.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZEmployee paychecks begin as gross pay,with withholding for federal income tax, FICA tax, state and local tax, and other deductions.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZInformation for employers on how and when to make federal payroll tax deposits, including the semi-weekly and monthly deposit rules and EFTPS.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZBasics of contracts and agreements, including why contracts are needed and 6 requirements for a valid contract.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZA guide to filing federal partnership tax returns, including documents needed, due dates, forms, filing an extension or amended return.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZA discussion of types of lenders for business loans, and how to match your business loan needs with the right lender.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZBusiness owners and employees can deduct expenses for use of a car for business purposes, but these deductions are limited, and good records must be kept.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZThis guide gives information on how to prepare your small business income tax return, including documents needed, filing an extension, and more.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZAttorney Susan Dawson discusses 10 factors you need to consider before you sign a commercial real estate lease.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZWhy a business plan is essential for starting a small business and how to include the missing element - getting the money to implement your business plan.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZHow to apply for an automatic extension of partnership or corporation taxes on Form 7004, including how to complete the form, and deadlines.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZSelf-employed seniors have special issues regarding business and self-employment taxes in regards to Social Security and Medicare.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZThis article explains the different types of taxpayer identification that may be used for federal tax purposes - Tax ID, Employer ID, and ITIN.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZBeware of fake employer ID number application sites, claiming to help you file Form SS-4, for a cost. The IRS is only legitimate SS-4 site.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZFind out the definition of an invoice, how to prepare one for a customer, and why they are such an important business accounting document.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZThe term conflict of interest is defined and explained by using examples from the workplace, professions, boards of directors, and the public sector.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZHow often do you get paid on salary? For employees, it depends on state regulations, cost, type of employees and the company's pay frequency schedule.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZThe concept of disregarded entity is confusing. Atty. Robert Warwick discusses real questions about tax liability issues for a tax disregarded entity.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZAn agreement not to compete is sealed with a payment. This article discusses how the payment is tax deductible.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZAll about payroll taxes, beginning with hiring through paying employees, filing payroll tax reports, and paying federal and state agencies.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZFiling Articles of Organization for an LLC. Information you need to file articles of organization for an LLC in your state.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZFind out if your new business requires an EIN number, what it's used for and how you can get one.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZHow a sole proprietor business pays income taxes, self-employment taxes, sales taxes, and other business taxes.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZApril 18, 2016, is federal income tax return due date for sole proprietorships, LLCs, partnerships. March 15 is due date for corporations.
2016-08-23T11:15:00ZBusiness licenses and permits may be required by federal, state, and local authorities. Here's a guide to types of licenses and permits.