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The Tax and Legal Playbook

Game-Changing Solutions to Your Small-Business Questions

Author: Mark J. Kohler

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 161308305X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 7058

The Tax and Legal Playbook: Strategies that Save You Time and Money CPA and Attorney Mark J. Kohler answers the leading tax and legal questions facing small business owners, across all stages of business, and delivers a comprehensive playbook of clear-cut truths, thought-provoking advice, and underutilized solutions to save you time, money, and heartache. You can read this book straight through or as a reference guide—reading the chapters as needed to answer the questions as they arise. You’ll come away wiser and better equipped to make the best decisions for your business, your family, and yourself. Covers: • The ins and outs behind fundamental business decisions • Underutilized tax and legal strategies that can save you thousands • Picking the right legal entity for your business • Common legal scams and deceptions to avoid • Protecting your assets and planning for retirement • Issues are illustrated with entertaining, real-world examples

The Tax and Legal Playbook

Game-Changing Solutions to Your Small Business Questions

Author: Mark J. Kohler

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 9781599185613

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 5153

Attorney and CPA Mark J. Kohler targets the leading tax and business issues among small business owners and delivers a practical guide to the fundamental tax and legal conflicts faced by new and established entrepreneurs. Coached by Kohler, business owners are armed to seek out the right professionals relevant to their concerns, confidently ask the right questions, and, ultimately, save time, money, and potential heartache. Approaching each chapter the same way he approaches a client consult, Kohler delivers topic- or question-specific solutions illustrating each critical business matter with entertaining, real-world examples to educate flustered business owners, who are then presented with varied, clearly defined solutions and next steps for moving forward. Each consultation” offers tools such as assessment quizzes, valuable details to know, possible pitfalls and deceptions, what strategies should always be practiced, and what new strategies or tactics are worth considering. Wowing readers with the clear-cut truths, thoughtful advice, and outside-of-the-box thinking shared in his many Entrepreneur.com contributions, speaking events, and previous booksLawyers Are Liars and What Your CPA Isn't Telling You Kohler presents a simplified look at the complex questions within the areas of legal and tax planning for business.

The Tax and Legal Playbook: Game-Changing Solutions to Your Small Business Questions

Author: Mark Kohler

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 9781599186436

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 260

View: 2256

Known for his candid works, Lawyers Are Liars, What Your CPA Isn't Telling You and The Business Owner's Guide to Financial Freedom, trusted advisor, CPA, and attorney, Mark Kohler delivers again, giving conflicted business owners the go-to guide for confidently approaching legal and tax issues fundamental to protecting their business and themselves. Leveraging popular case studies, Kohler presents easy-to-grasp points supported by assessment quizzes, checklist, chapter summaries, and more.

Tax Strategies for the Small Business Owner

Reduce Your Taxes and Fatten Your Profits

Author: Russell Fox

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430248432

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 280

View: 2166

Tax Strategies for the Small Business Owner: Reduce Your Taxes and Fatten Your Profits will help the small business owner increase profits while feeling more comfortable dealing with taxes. It begins by looking at the often overlooked critical decision small business owners face when they start a business: the choice of business entity. The book then examines all the deductions that a business owner can take legally to reduce taxes. It also provides advice business owners need to make good tax-related decisions: Should I lease or buy? Should I hire an employee or outsource the task? How much will buying a building reduce my taxes and for how long? Many people freeze up when they are forced to prepare or even think about taxes. Some receive a notice from the IRS and put it aside: They’re too scared to open it! Yet taxes for the most part follow common sense rules. You just need to know what they are and how they affect your decisions. In this book, readers will learn about the different business entities, the different taxes you must deal with (primarily income taxes), documentation procedures, how to work with a tax professional, how to handle an audit, and, in general, how to use the U.S. Tax Code to your advantage. Among other things, readers learn to take full advantage of tax benefits and avoid potholes hidden in things like: Startup and ongoing expenses Cost of goods sold Depreciation Payroll Retirement plans In short, Tax Strategies for the Small Business Owner will not only help you relax when you deal with your taxes—it’ll show you how to use tax law to your financial benefit.

Small Business Taxes Made Easy, Second Edition

Author: Eva Rosenberg

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071743340

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

View: 8993

Pay what your really owe--and not a penny more! "This book is a must-read for anyone who is running a small business. Rosenberg lays out the steps in a simple format to get you organized and running a business smoothly." -- Layla Tusko, President, Crystal Cove Marketing Group "Rosenberg has an uncanny ability to make taxes and tax issues easier to understand, all the while keeping everything fresh and fun. I would recommend her book to anyone managing a business." -- Sonny Byrd, Head of Marketing, Shoeboxed.com "With a focus on real-world must-do's and helpful examples, Rosenberg's checklists work like a business-building scaffold and arm the reader to succeed." -- Leigh Mutert, CPA, H&R Block Is the government taking too much of your money? Do you want to keep more of what you earn? Are you worried about being taxed right out of business? As a taxpayer, you have rights--many of which you probably don’t know about. In Small Business Taxes Made Easy, Second Edition, America's top small-business tax expert Eva Rosenberg describes them all. This all-in-one primer is packed with tips and guidelines not only for paying out less in tax but also for gaining the greatest possible advantage out of each IRS rule and regulation. You'll learn how to: Choose the right accounting style for your needs Navigate the complex tax maze without losing the bank Set up a business plan that helps minimize payout Use record-keeping techniques that increase deductible expenses Spot errors in 1099s—and handle them properly Increase your profits and your cash flow Build a business to pass on to your children--or sell at a huge profit! Small Business Taxes Made Easy, Second Edition, provides easy-to-follow, actionable advice with timeless information that can help any business at any stage of operation. Plus, you get access all the forms and to-do lists you need through the book's companion Website. Eva Rosenberg, known as the Internet's TaxMama, is an enrolled agent with over a quarter century of tax experience. A syndicated Dow Jones columnist, and her daily TaxQuips podcast can be found all over the Web. Rosenberg lives in Northridge, California.

Deduct It!

Lower Your Small Business Taxes

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325718

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

View: 8274

Reduce your taxes Completely updated for 2017 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, such as having your business classified as a hobby. Whether your enterprise is just starting or well established, this book is indispensable to your financial success. If the tax laws change, we will post updates on a special page on Nolo.com. That way, you’ll always have access to up-to-date information if there are significant changes to the law. All the information in the book remains up-to-date for the 2017 tax year. The changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act all take effect in 2018, except for an increase in bonus depreciation which took effect September 27, 2017. Anyone who purchases the book has access to an update page on the Nolo website specific to this book which explains the 2017 bonus depreciation change and summarizes how the new tax law affects small business owners’ taxes for 2018 and later. A new edition of the book, completely updated for the new tax law, will be published August 1, 2018.

LLC and Corporation Start-Up Guide

Author: Mark Warda

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1572487283

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 258

View: 7076

The LLC and Corporation Start-Up Guide is a must-have resource for the aspiring business owner who needs to know about organizing or incorporating his or her business.

Lower Your Taxes Big Time 2013-2014 5/E

Author: Sandy Botkin

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071803416

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

View: 3019

Completely revised and updated--the must-have resource for saving thousands of dollars at tax time A former IRS attorney, Sandy Botkin has saved hundreds of thousands of taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. And in this powerhouse bestselling handbook, he again delivers money-saving strategies, including: Advice on properly documenting any business deduction Guidance for getting big tax subsidies for starting a home business Ways to turn tuition, entertainment, orthodontia, and other expenses into huge deductions Important information on small-business tax changes and extensions recently passed by the American Taxpayer Relief Law "Who better to turn to for tax advice than an insider? Sandy Botkin trained IRS attorneys and now shares his wealth of knowledge in Lower Your Taxes—Big Time!. Follow his practical strategies for a more financially abundant and fulfilling life." -- Anthony Robbins, author of Awaken the Giant Within and Unlimited Power "Lower Your Taxes—Big Time! guarantees every American a raise of $3,000–$15,000 or more annually courtesy of the United States Government." -- David D'Arcangelo, author of Wealth Starts at Home "If you don't study money, how can you ever expect to have any? Lower Your Taxes—Big Time! will put thousands of dollars in your pocket every year and teach you, in clear simple steps, how to audit proof your records from the IRS forever." -- Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator, #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul

Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business

Author: Fred S. Steingold

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 141332407X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 456

View: 4986

This book is for current and aspiring entrepreneurs, as well as managers and other key small business employees, who want a practical and comprehensive guide to business laws without paying a fortune in legal fees. The book helps owners and managers successfully start and run a small business, from raising startup money to protecting personal assets to negotiating leases and contracts.

Small Business Taxes For Dummies

Author: Eric Tyson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118807227

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 3539

Are you a small business owner taxed by taxes? Not being up-to-speed on tax rules and strategies can lead to mistakes that cost business owners thousands of dollars in fines and penalties every year. Small Business Taxes For Dummies assists both current and aspiring small business owners with important tax planning issues. For the estimated 21 million small business owners in the U.S., the nation's tax codes continue to change and increase in complexity. Small Business Taxes For Dummies arms you for important tax planning issues, including: year-round tax planning tips and expense tracking advice; small business decisions and expense basics; business use of your home and self-employment taxes; creating an ongoing tax routine; dealing with the IRS and where to find help; navigating audits and notices; and more. Guides you through the current tax laws and ensures that you understand your rights and obligations Helps small business owners save time and money Empowers you to understand and prepare your own tax documents The expert tips and advice presented in Small Business Taxes For Dummies are for the millions of small business owners like you searching for a guide to the latest tax codes and regulations.

The Everything Store

Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

Author: Brad Stone

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 0316219258

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 8815

"An immersive play-by-play of the company's ascent.... It's hard to imagine a better retelling of the Amazon origin story." -- Laura Bennett, New Republic Amazon.com's visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, wasn't content with being a bookseller. He wanted Amazon to become the everything store, offering limitless selection and seductive convenience at disruptively low prices. To do so, he developed a corporate culture of relentless ambition and secrecy that's never been cracked. Until now. Brad Stone enjoyed unprecedented access to current and former Amazon employees and Bezos family members, and his book is the first in-depth, fly-on-the-wall account of life at Amazon. The Everything Store is the book that the business world can't stop talking about, the revealing, definitive biography of the company that placed one of the first and largest bets on the Internet and forever changed the way we shop and read.

Small Time Operator

How to Start Your Own Business, Keep Your Books, Pay Your Taxes, and Stay Out of Trouble

Author: Bernard Kamoroff

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1589796640

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 234

View: 6187

Be a success on your own terms with what Library Journal has called "The best of the genre," and "A remarkable step-by-step manual." Thoroughly updated to reflect recent changes in tax law and other government regulations, the book covers acquiring permits and licenses; creating a business plan; buying a franchise; dealing with the IRS; and handling insurance, contracts, pricing, trademarks, and more.

How to Sell in the New Economy

Author: Eric Lofholm

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780984409709

Category: Selling

Page: 118

View: 4398

Selling can be incredibly profitable. It can also be extremely fun when you have the necessary knowledge and you know how to apply it. But the rules have changed. The way in which Americans buy has dramatically changed due to the Great Recession. We are now living in a new economy where many sales professionals have seen their incomes crumble. Here, master sales trainer Eric Lofholm spells out the tools you need.--From publisher description.

How to win friends & influence people

Author: Dale Carnegie

Publisher: Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd

ISBN: 9352613937

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

View: 3049

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How to Form Your Own California Corporation

Author: Anthony Mancuso

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323367

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 280

View: 9910

Form a corporation in California with the book that's helped thousands of Californians incorporate! Protect your business and save on attorney's fees by forming a California corporation on your own. How to Form Your Own California Corporation makes incorporating a straightforward task for any small business owner. This all-in-one guide contains the forms, tax rules, practical information, and step-by-step instructions you need to successfully incorporate a California business. Learn about: different types of California corporations and how they work filing articles of incorporation how to stay legal by keeping legally sound corporate records and minutes securities laws and exemptions corporate taxation preparing bylaws issuing stock obtaining licenses and permits, and perks for your employees. This edition is completely updated and revised to provide current regulations, tax requirements, contact information for relevant agencies, helpful resources, and the most up-to-date forms available. How to Form Your Own California Corporation makes the entire incorporation process easy. Like tens of thousands of California entrepreneurs have done over the last 25 years, you really can complete and file all the paperwork yourself.

Limited Liability Companies For Dummies

Author: Jennifer Reuting

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118856597

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 360

View: 4442

Become a savvy entrepreneur with your own LLC Limited Liability Companies For Dummies, 3rd Edition offers a clear, concise guide that explains the pros and cons of LLCs, and shares insider tips on everything from choosing your members and your company name to creating and filing your Articles of Organization and managing day-to-day operations. You'll find the most current, real-world advice on customizing an LLC for your specific business needs, creating a great operating agreement,, keeping accurate records, and new information on federal regulations and fees that are applicable to LLCs, as well as a link to online tools, forms, and documents Most of the previous drawbacks to forming an LLC have all but disappeared with the IRS having loosened restrictions and individual states following suit. Because LLCs are now more flexible, they remain an attractive option for those launching a new business or reorganizing an existing business. This book shows how to form and tap into the power of an LLC: Keep up on the latest information on federal taxes, regulations, and fees Discover the advances in technology, including online tools that streamline the processes Get up-to-the minute documents and forms on new filing requirements Learn how to set-up a real estate LLC or an LLC among family members This hands-on guide addresses everything you need to know about LLCs, and will help you organize, launch, and run your business as a limited liability company just like the experts do!

Nolo's Guide to Single-Member LLCs

How to Form & Run Your Single-Member Limited Liability Company

Author: David M. Steingold

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323278

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 184

View: 530

Easy to form and operate, SMLLCs combine some of the most desirable features of older, more traditional business structures like corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships. Steingold provides an overview of everything you need to decide whether an SMLLC is the right choice for your business.

How Democracies Die

Author: Steven Levitsky,Daniel Ziblatt

Publisher: Crown

ISBN: 1524762938

Category: History

Page: 320

View: 1411

Fateful alliances -- Gatekeeping in America -- The great Republican abdication -- Subverting democracy -- The guardrails of democracy -- The unwritten rules of American politics -- The unraveling -- Trump against the guardrails -- Saving democracy

Franchise Your Business

The Guide to Employing the Greatest Growth Strategy Ever

Author: Mark Siebert

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613083319

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

View: 4785

Franchise Your Growth Expert franchise consultant Mark Siebert delivers the ultimate how-to guide to employing the greatest growth strategy ever—franchising. Siebert tells you what to expect, how to move forward, and avoid costly mistakes as he imparts decades of experience, insights, and practical advice to help grow your business exponentially through franchising. Learn how to: Evaluate your existing businesses for franchisability Identify the advantages and disadvantages of franchising Develop a business plan for growth on steroids Evaluate legal risk, obtain necessary documents, and protect intellectual property Create marketing plans, build lead generation, and branding for a new franchise Cultivate the franchisee-franchisor relationship

The Small Business Start-Up Kit for California

Author: Peri Pakroo

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324762

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 704

Everything you need to start a business in California, from creating a solid business plan and selecting a marketable name to business contracts, taxes, and reaching customers online.

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