Here’s Basic Info for Businesses Filing Excise Taxes

The following article was published by the IRS. Businesses providing goods and services that are subject to excise tax must file a Form 720 quarterly to report the tax to the IRS. What is excise tax? Excise taxes are charged on a wide variety of goods, services and activities. The tax may be imposed at the [...]

Four Common Tax Errors That Can Be Costly for Small Businesses

The following article was published by the IRS.  A small business owner often wears many different hats. They might have to wear their boss hat one day, and the employee hat the next. When tax season comes around, it might be their tax hat. They may think of doing their taxes as just another item to [...]

Small Businesses Can Benefit from Deducting Vehicle Costs on Their Taxes

Businesses that use a car or other vehicle may be able to deduct the expense of operating that vehicle on their taxes. Businesses generally can use one of the two methods to figure their deductible vehicle expenses: Standard mileage rate Actual car expenses For 2019, here are the standard mileage rates for calculating the deductible costs [...]

Home Office Deduction Benefits Eligible Small Business Owners

The following article was published by the IRS.  Small business owners may qualify for a home office deduction that will help them save money on their taxes, and benefit their bottom line. Taxpayers can take this deduction if they use a portion of their home exclusively, and on a regular basis, for any of the following: [...]

Taking Care of Business: Recordkeeping for Small Businesses

Small business owners should keep good records. This applies to all businesses, whether they have a couple dozen employees or just a few. Whether they install software or make soft-serve. Whether they cut hair or cut lawns. Keeping good records is an important part of running a successful business. Here are some questions and answers to [...]