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Video Sharing Tools for Accountants

Yesterday a good Twitter friend posted this tweet about video sharing. It isn’t tax or accounting related, but it has generated a lot of engagement in the accounting community. For my folks who were at #SNH19, what’s your one takeaway? What’s the one thing you can commit to doing? Mine is figuring out video. —

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How to calculate & make the 2nd Quarter Estimated Tax Payment due June 17, 2019

It’s early June and I bet you’re in one of two camps. Either you filed your Form 1040 by April 15, 2019 and don’t want to think about taxes until next January. Or, you extended your Form 1040 by April 15, 2019, and you don’t want to think about taxes until the extended deadline of

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Why a business owner has to be like Tyrion Lannister

Today we’re going to look at the kinds of things a business owner should know and keep track of for tax purposes. What can a business owner learn from Tyrion Lannister and why is it important to emulate one of his characteristics? I’ll admit to being a big fan of Tyrion but I’m not a

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Most business meals are still deductible, subject to the 50% limitation

If you’ve been following the tax journals or related social media accounts, you no doubt saw that the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (“TCJA”) removed the deduction for business related entertainment expenses. There was a lot of concern that the meals portion of “Meals & Entertainment” expenses would also be denied because of some related

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The business owner’s October checklist

I love October. It’s the kick-off to the holiday season, there’s still enough time left in the year to make course corrections in my annual goals, and the world turns burnt orange. Business owners can use this time to evaluate where they are and what more they want to accomplish before the year is over.

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Small business owners & personal expenses

Your personal expenses don’t become business expenses just because it’s paid for out of your business account. I know this seems obvious but I see it all the time so this is your friendly reminder about this subject. It’s currently only my mind this morning because I’m correcting a small partnership’s accounting to remove the owner’s personal expenses. 

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3 Financial Tips & 1 Tax Tip for College Students

The start of a new school year is always an optimistic time for me. I remember being excited about the new classes and overly motivated to organize and be prepared. That motivation usually lapsed by October, but you get the drift. Use this initial motivation to get financially organized before you get too busy.

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