Archive for October, 2011

Five Embezzlement Busting Strategies

The following is an excerpt from the book Smart Business, Stupid Business, written by Diane Kennedy of US TaxAid and Megan Hughes of Smart Business Incorporation. Strategy #1: Cross Training & Job Rotation Cross training and job rotation makes it …

New Rules for Tax Preparers

The IRS has pushed back its requirement for paid tax preparers to receive special licensing. It was slated to start this year, but if an existing unlicensed tax preparer has a PTIN (special number we get from the IRS), they get a one-year reprieve.

That reprieve is not available for California and Oregon state ...

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Important Ruling for Stock Traders

There are a lot of special rules for people who buy and sell stocks. If you have a gain, it’s probably a short term or long-term capital gain. Short-term capital gain means it is taxed like ordinary income. Long-term capital gain gets special tax treatment.
If you have a loss, you’re limited to ...

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Embezzlement

The following is an excerpt from the book Smart Business, Stupid Business, written by Diane Kennedy of US TaxAid and Megan Hughes of Smart Business Incorporation. You’re working hard to build your business. You’ve finally reached the point …

Which Way Is Your Business Going?

These days, it seems like there are two types of business owners:

Those that are closing their business or are about to, and
Those that are making more money then ever before.

In Category #1: There are a couple of reasons why the business owners are closing down. It could be that they realize it’s ...

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