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Cheryl Sowa
Cheryl Sowa

Small Biz Tip: Taxes: Employee Taxes

The Small Business tips today discuss employee taxes.

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Cheryl Sowa
Cheryl Sowa

Top 10 Tax Tips I Didn't Know

It's the middle of tax season and April 15 is right around the corner. Is your small business ready? Check out a few tax tips!

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Cheryl Sowa
Cheryl Sowa

Small Biz Tip: Taxes: Business Tax Breaks

Are you collecting the maximum tax breaks from the stimulus law passed last year? Here are the 5 best business tax breaks.

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Cheryl Sowa
Cheryl Sowa

Small Biz Tip: Taxes: Deductions

The Small Business tips today discuss tax deductions for small businesses.

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Cheryl Sowa
Cheryl Sowa

Health Care Reform: House & Senate Bill Breakdowns

The House and Senate Health Care Bills are VERY different on very important issues that all Americans, especially small business owners, need to be aware of. Here is a simple breakdown of various topics in both the House and Senate health care bills, as well as some FAQ about what this means for small business owners.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Fall Filing Deadline Looms for Special Small Business Refund Claims

Time is running out for many small businesses wishing to take advantage of the expanded business loss carryback option included in this year’s recovery law.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

A New Surtax on the “Wealthy” Will Harm Small Business

Congress has come up with a political answer to a medical problem, and it’s the same answer they have had for a long time now: Soak the successful, the job-creators, the drivers of the economy.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Opening-up Shop: The Top 7 Tax Tips for New Small Businesses

If you are planning to start a new business this year, you must be aware of your responsibilities regarding federal taxes. Here are the seven things that the IRS considers vital for you to know if you plan on opening a new business this year.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Cap and Trade: Win or Lose, It Will Be Close

As of this writing, there has already been one trial vote on the Waxman-Markey climate change bill, with the bill’s supporters coming out ahead by a nose. The real vote is coming up and with it will go the fate of small business in the US.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Fairness May be Coming to How Telecommuters are Taxed

Now we have some tax legislation coming out of Washington that makes sense, thanks to Rep. James Himes (D-CT), which would make it easier for companies to employ telecommuters from out of state by removing the tax penalties these employees currently face.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Taxing Your Way to the Poorhouse

There is a lot of red ink in state budgets across the country, and lawmakers are doing their best to raise taxes in as quiet a fashion as possible. That explains the North Carolina decision to tax the clicks of affiliate websites of Amazon.com that reside in their state, a move that has led Amazon to pull the plug on its North Carolina affiliates.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Voting With Your Feet: Entrepreneur Quits New York

Tom Golisano, founder and board chairman of Paychex, Inc., is pulling up stakes, leaving New York and heading to Florida. Why? Taxes. Golisano, one of the wealthy job-creators whose taxes support the State of New York, is withdrawing that support and voting with his feet. Somehow, it is hard to imagine that he is heading out alone.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Healthcare Reform: New Taxes vs. a New Direction

The question of healthcare reform is a hot one these days, and the administration’s solution to it—taxes on all sorts of things including employer-paid benefits and soda pop—seems to be the odds-on favorite to win. Still, is sinking even more money, trillions of dollars, into healthcare really the only option? Perhaps it is really a matter of priorities instead.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Energy Saving This Year Could Lead to Tax Savings Next Year

The American Recovery and Reinvestment (ARRA) of 2009—The Stimulus Package—contains a number of new or expanded tax benefits on expenditures to reduce energy use or create new energy sources. The IRS is encouraging individuals and businesses to see whether they are eligible for any of these new energy tax provisions.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

After the Tea Parties: Where is the Best Tax Climate?

Tax Day turned into Tea Party Day for a quarter of a million Americans tired of abusive tax policies, bailouts and so on. While the demonstrations made a real and strong statement, the question is, where can you and your business go for the best deal on taxes? We have the answers.

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