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Do you own a successful small business with no employees and want to set up a retirement plan? Or do you want to upgrade from a SIMPLE IRA or Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) plan? Consider a solo 401(k) to build a solo 401(k) nest egg for your retirement.
Here is the 2022 Q4 tax calendar with some key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you.
The Inflation Reduction Act includes the Clean Vehicle Tax Credit program which provides tax credits for purchasing electric vehicles. Learn about the tax credits and limits on qualifications.
As your child begins to earn money from a job, it’s a great time to teach them about saving for the future. While a savings account is a great start, an even better opportunity is to open an IRA. With an IRA, your child can invest their hard-earned funds and
When professional auditors review a not-for-profit’s books, they usually spend significant time on revenue. Inadequate revenue — or revenue trending in the wrong direction — can provide an early warning of future trouble.
The Section 179 deduction for manufacturers provides a tax break when acquiring new equipment. It allows you to deduct this year the cost of qualifying new or used property you purchase. Your deduction can even exceed the amount you provided from your own funds to make the purchase.
These days, most businesses have websites. But surprisingly, the IRS hasn’t issued formal guidance on deducting website costs. Fortunately, established rules that generally apply to the deductibility of business costs provide business taxpayers launching a website with some guidance as to the proper treatment of the costs.
No not-for-profit wants to turn down donations — particularly if they’re large. But, you need to decide is a donation worth bad publicity? Bad publicity, particularly if it hits social media and goes viral, can be far more expensive for your organization in the long run.
While most companies expense the cost of research and development activities, most fail to take advantage of the R&D tax credit. Learn how the tax credit works and what expenses qualify for it.
A stock option plan can be used to align the interests of employees and shareholders, and attract and retain talented workers. This video will cover the basics of a stock option plan and how your company may benefit from having one.
Many businesses shut down due to the pandemic and the economy. However, tax obligations when going out of business need to be met. First, a business must file a final income tax return and other related forms for the year it closes its doors.
Quid pro quo donations occur when a not-for-profit receives a payment that includes a contribution and the organization provides the donor with goods or services valued at less than the contributor’s payment.