Home Business Tax Deductions

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323221
Release Date: 2016-11-04
Genre: Business & Economics

Pay less to the IRS Completely updated for 2016 returns! For any home business, claiming all the tax deductions you are entitled to is essential to your business financial success. Don't miss out on the many valuable deductions you can claim. Here, you'll find out how to deduct: start-up costs home office expenses (using new IRS rules) vehicles and travel expenses entertainment and meals medical expenses under Obamacare, and retirement expenses. You’ll also learn how to keep accurate, thorough records in case the IRS ever comes calling. Easy to read and full of real-life examples, this book can help you take advantage of all the valuable deductions you are entitled to. Includes the top home business deductions—the most valuable ones and how to claim them.

Home Business Tax Deductions

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Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413314601
Release Date: 2010-11-09
Genre: Business & Economics

Keep your hard-earned money in your home business! Completely updated for 2010 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 and travel entertainment and meals health insurance and medical bills inventory equipment The 7th edition is completely updated with all the latest tax information, eligibility requirements and deductions for 2010 returns. Home Business Tax Deductions also covers how to avoid being classified as a hobby business, steer clear of home-business tax scams, stay out of trouble with the IRS and take special deductions if your business loses money.

Deduct It

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323245
Release Date: 2016-11-04
Genre: Business & Economics

Reduce your taxes Completely updated for 2016 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, including having your business classified as a hobby. Whether your enterprise is just starting or well established, this book is indispensable to your financial success. Includes the top business deductions—the most valuable ones and how to claim them.

Tax Deductions for Professionals

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323597
Release Date: 2016-12-30
Genre: Business & Economics

Offers advice to licensed professionals who are subject to special tax rules on maximizing tax deductions, including deductions for start-up expenses, operating expenses, health care costs, travel expenses, and retirement plan contributions.

Real Estate Agent s Tax Deduction Guide The

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413320015
Release Date: 2013-12-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Understanding tax deductions can be the difference between having a successful year or not for real estate agents and brokers. By taking advantage of the many tax deductions available to them, real estate professionals can end each year with more money in their pockets and less owed to the IRS. Too often, these valuable deductions are overlooked, even though it's easy to take advantage of them once you understand the rules. This book explains all you need to know in plain English with lots of examples and practical information. Learn about the most important deductions and how to plan and track your expenses all year so you avoid problems with the IRS. The information is organized into categories that explain the rules for each type of deduction, including: start up expenses operating expenses home and outside office health care vehicles and travel entertainment and meals and many more It also explains essentials like depreciation deductions, deducting losses, and keeping proper records.

Working for Yourself

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323696
Release Date: 2017-02-27
Genre: Business & Economics

This one-of-a-kind book includes all the legal and tax information an independent contractor need to start and run a successful freelance or consulting business.

Keep Your Hard Earned Money

Author: Henry Aiy'm Fellman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780671015305
Release Date: 1998-02-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Offers advice on turning living expenses into business deductions, keeping audit-proof records, and using hiring techniques that will save money

Every Nonprofit s Tax Guide

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413321999
Release Date: 2015-11-10
Genre: Business & Economics

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.

Retire And Start Your Own Business

Author: Martha Sargent
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413315530
Release Date: 2008-04-29
Genre: Business & Economics

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.

Hiring Your First Employee

Author: Fred Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413308594
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Business & Economics

The only book that addresses the specific needs of anyone who is seeking that all-important Employee No. 1. Hiring anyone can be intimidating but this is especially true if you're running one of the 20 million U.S. businesses that is considering hiring its first employee. A new level of laws and regulations kick in, not to mention all the costs involved.Fortunately, Hiring Your First Employee provides a complete, easy-to-read overview of hiring an employee, as well as legal and practical advice at every step. Readers will skip the mystery, avoid problems and feel assured they've done everything correctly.Written by bestselling business author and attorney Fred Steingold, this tightly focused book will help any entrepreneur: figure out if it's the right to time to hire determine the salary or wage consider benefits to offer obtain an employee identification number write a job description find and screen applicants prepare the necessary paperwork maintain employee files deal with health and safety issues deposit payroll taxes deduct employment expenses troubleshoot employee problems Hiring Your First Employee provides 50-state legal summaries in plain English, sample forms and charts that compare the pros and cons when making decisions about hiring someone.

Tax Guide for Short Term Rentals

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: NOLO
ISBN: 1413324568
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Business & Economics

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.

What Every Inventor Needs to Know about Business Taxes

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: NOLO
ISBN: 9781413301939
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Law

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.

167 Tax Tips for Canadian Small Business

Author: Stephen Thompson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470678343
Release Date: 2010-01-11
Genre: Business & Economics

"...a book for every Canadian in a small or home-based business who is struggling with complex tax rules and regulations." —Dale Ennis, Canadian MoneySaver "...easy-going style and avoidance of the more mind-numbing details make for a solid primer on the perks and pitfalls of self-employment. The...one-sentence tips in the appendix are probably worth the price of admission alone." —Gordon Powers, The Globe and Mail "...one of the better books I've seen on the market for small-business owners and better yet, it's all Canadian content." —Linda A. Fox, The Toronto Sun As a small-business owner or a home-based entrepreneur, you have lots of questions about taxes, but very few answers. Fortunately for you, 167 Tax Tips for Canadian Small Business contains a wealth of tax planning advice and strategies to help you save on your business tax bill. So whether you want to do it yourself or reduce what you pay your accountant - not to mention the government - this is how you'll keep more money in your pocket, where it belongs. Packed with tax tips that will save you hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars year-round. Written in a question-and-answer format that's easy to understand, practical, and easy to apply. Features 167 "Tax Beaters" - quick-reference tips that highlight key points - plus three bonus tips to help you save even more! Explains how to save taxes in every aspect and at every stage of your business. Features a Year-Round Tax-Planning Calendar. Coverage includes: business start-up, corporate tax planning, GST/HST, deductibility of home and automobile expenses, what to do if you are audited by the Canada Revenue Agency, CPP and QPP deductions for self-employed entrepreneurs, and much more. The ultimate "tax coach" for every Canadian in a small or home-based business, this book will help you to beat the taxman at his own game!

Consultant Independent Contractor Agreements

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324372
Release Date: 2017-09-12
Genre: Business & Economics

Designed for both independent contractors and the businesses who hire them, Consultant & Independent Contractor Agreements is the most comprehensive guide you’ll find anywhere. The book shows you how to: define the scope and duration of the work to be performed protect trade secrets, trademarks, patents, and copyrights satisfy IRS and other government agency requirements establish pay and other compensation avoid disputes. The new edition is completely updated to provide the latest rules and regulations for businesses and contractors. It includes step-by-step guidance and all the forms you'll need to draw up the necessary contracts.

Trademark

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413322941
Release Date: 2016-08-31
Genre: Business & Economics

A complete guide for small businesses and startups on how to choose a business name, how to register for nationwide protection of a trademark, how to secure a domain name, and how to deal with infringing use by others.