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How Do I File Taxes When I’m Self Employed?

By Tax Advice

There’s nothing more rewarding than starting and running your own business. But, the particulars of having to keep track of finances and pay taxes can put a damper on your enthusiasm. If you’re self-employed and earn more than $400 in a tax year, you are probably required to pay a combination of income tax and self-employment tax. Here is what you need to know.  Who is Considered Self-Employed? For tax purposes, the IRS considers a person as “self-employed” if they…

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The Importance of Meeting Tax Deadlines for Your Small Business

The Importance of Meeting Tax Deadlines for Your Small Business

By Business Advice, Tax Advice

If you own or manage a small business, it’s important to meet your tax deadlines to avoid costly fees and penalties. Which taxes you are required to pay depends on your business structure and other factors. Here are five types of business taxes to be aware of: 1. Income Tax If your business is not a partnership, income taxes (federal and state) need to be filed by April 15. In a partnership, profits and losses are passed through to the partners who…

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