If the idea of being your own boss seems increasingly attractive in these trouble economic times, you’re not alone. Surprisingly large numbers of individuals have taken, or are taking, the leap into self-employment. It seems odd, when the economy is contracting, but it is often the case during recessions that the number of self-employed and new small businesses rises. Small businesses are now leading the way in job creation; with more people facing job insecurity and redundancy, for many the only choice is to create their own job. The idea is attractive at any time, being your own boss means … Read more at 2011 Tax.
Welcome to the April 5, 2012 edition of Tax Carnival Ecstasy. In this edition we start with Learning About Tax Liability by Bill Smith. We also have an article on starting a small business, Home Business, Yay or Nay? from the site 2010 Tax. Jeffery Weber looks at Using Credit Card Rewards to Reduce the Cost of Paying your Taxes. Finally, Edward Webber examines How Much Can a tax payer can Earn Without Paying Taxes 2012. Hope you enjoy the articles, bookmark, share, tweet, like on Facebook and come back real soon.
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While it may seem that any bookkeeper or even keeping track of your own books will do, there is much to be said for employing a good accountant for your personal and business finances.
Of course a good accountant will cost a fair amount of money, but in the long run having a capable accountant in charge of the books will save much more money than it costs. A good accountant will be able to see areas where expenses can be reduced as well as those instances where income can be increased. A really good accountant will even … Read more at 2011 Tax.
One of the most reliable reviews that you could ever listen to are those that are given by the customers of accounting packages companies. You would be able to get their insight on how well the product has served them and what were some of the problems in using it. By checking these feedback, you would be able to tell if the software will be good for you or not.
There are a couple of things that you would need to check in order to make sure that the accounting of your choice will perfectly fit with the needs of … Read more at 2011 Tax.
This article will focus on the latest trend in the 401k space ~ “free” 401k advice!
To begin with, the Pension Protection Act of 2006 which came into effect in January of 2008, includes a provision for plan providers (the vendor that provides you company with your 401k plan platform) to offer plan sponsors (your company) the option for plan participants (you) to pay for independent third party investment advice with pre-tax money from your plan assets. Granted this is not free but it gives the plan participant the choice to use pretax dollars vs. writing a check for … Read more at 2011 Tax.
Choosing an accountant to handle your business finances is a careful task, because you are going to entrust everything that you have worked for that person. You must know the right techniques to find a very reliable accountant to ensure your business’ financial security. Here are some tips that you can apply, so that you will be able to find yourself an accountant that you can trust.
First, you will need to ask yourself to know your specific accountant needs. To accomplish that you will need to figure out where your business stands, and what do you need to do … Read more at 2011 Tax.keep looking »