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Deducting Business Expenses: Best and Worst Practices

By Business Advice, Tax Advice

What’s the goal of every business? To make a profit, of course! A business can generate more profit by increasing revenue, managing or reducing expenses, and optimizing tax deductions. These are our recommended best and worst practices for monitoring and deducting business expenses:  Understanding Business Expenses  Expenses are the costs that a company incurs in the process of generating revenue. Importantly, businesses can take properly recorded tax deductions on their income tax returns, provided that the deductions meet IRS guidelines. Deductions fall in three…

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5 Common Tax Filing Mistakes the IRS May Penalize You and Your Business For

By Business Advice, Tax Advice

As a small business owner with a lot on your plate, the last thing you need is to make any tax filing mistakes that could bring the IRS to your doorstep.  Often getting audited by the IRS isn’t always the result of intentional acts. Here are five of the most common tax filing mistakes that are likely to get you a dreaded letter from the IRS asking for more information: 1. Under-Reporting Income Whether you are a freelancer, a brick-and-mortar…

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6 Strategies to Increase 2020 Business Profits

6 Strategies to Increase 2020 Business Profits

By Business Advice

Is your business growing, and you want to bring it up to the next level? Or perhaps you seem to be stuck on a financial plateau and are wondering how to climb out of it? Here are six ways that will help increase your business profits in 2020. 1. Invest In Sales Training Increased sales mean increased revenue, so think about revving up your sales team. Consider enrolling your salespeople in a training course and holding frequent follow-up sessions. Aspects of…

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