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  • July 1, 2013

    Estimated taxes are simple … in theory.

    For salaried employees, estimated tax payments would be fairly simple to calculate, but many small businesses and self-employed persons in the United States can have irregular income,...

  • June 25, 2013

    Ever heard the saying “There is no such thing as a free lunch?”

    Well, it can be true for the IRS, because if your employer provides that lunch free of charge, then the IRS could tax you on it.

    ...

  • May 30, 2013

    If you are a self-employed individual or the owner of a small business with no employees, you can file your business taxes along with your...

  • May 9, 2013

    When I get a letter from the IRS — and yes, it’s happened — I get a chill. Am I in trouble? Did I miss a deadline or overlook a tax? I hate to open the envelope.

    But you've got to open it and face the question right away. If you throw the...

  • April 6, 2013

    If you don’t think that you’ll be able to prepare your business tax return and gather the necessary documents on time, consider requesting a...

  • March 21, 2013

    For Shauna Wekherlien, the owner of Tax Goddess Business Services PC in Scottsdale, Ariz., the scariest tax audit she saw was a corker, including threats from the Internal Revenue Service and a dash of ignorance and hostility.

    “This client...