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The Home Office Deduction
Many people whose small businesses qualify them for a home office deduction are afraid to take it because they've heard it will trigger an audit. But if you deserve it, take advantage. These tips can help you determine if you qualify and rest easy when you do. Read more…

A Guide to Paying Quarterly Taxes
As a small business owner or freelancer, you’ll find that mastering your quarterly taxes is a key part of running a successful company. Paying taxes quarterly allows you to spread your tax responsibilities over the year and avoid surprises come tax time. Here’s a closer look at how quarterly taxes work and what you need to know when filing your tax returns. Read more…

Business Use of Vehicles
If you use vehicles in your small business, how and when you deduct for the business use of those vehicles can have significant tax implications. It pays to learn the nuances of mileage deductions, buying versus leasing and depreciation of vehicles. Special rules for business vehicles can deliver healthy tax savings. Read more…

Reporting Self-Employment Business Income and Deductions
Self-employed taxpayers report their business income and expenses on Schedule C. TurboTax can help make the job easier. Read more…

Standard Mileage vs. Actual Expenses: Getting the Biggest Tax Deduction
The IRS offers two ways of calculating the cost of using your vehicle in your business: 1. The Actual Expenses method or 2. Standard Mileage method. Each method has its advantages and disadvantages, and they often produce vastly different results. Each year, you’ll want to calculate your expenses both ways and then choose the method that yields the larger deduction and greater tax benefit to you. Read more…


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