Job and Business
September 4, 2013
Undoubtedly the two biggest benefits of having an employer are health insurance and retirement plans, right? Wrong. Both of these pricey items are covered when you are self-employed, too.
While it is true that the government does not pay...
August 22, 2013
You may look at your small business as a temporary substitute for full-time employment. A lot of successful sole proprietors start out this way. But unfortunately the...
August 20, 2013
The economy might be improving, but there are still a lot of people who are pasting together their financial obligations through temporary, part-time employment and work by contract. In the six months leading up to July, 2013,...
How to know if your small business qualifies for the "small seller exception" in Marketplace FairnessAugust 16, 2013
If passed, as is, the Marketplace Fairness Act will exempt small sellers from state sales tax. I take a closer look at the requirements for exemption and what small businesses can do to steer clear.
You probably do not want to put your...
August 6, 2013
Complexity and inconsistency within the tax code continue to be major issues for small business owners. According to a survey conducted by the National Small Business Association, approximately 25% of small businesses say that they spend 120...
August 6, 2013
Republicans and Democrats each have their own position on the Marketplace Fairness Act. Who is right?
Although the Marketplace Fairness Act initially represented a bipartisan effort to fairly tax online purchases, it has taken a bit of...