Self Employed

How To Hire An Independent Contractor

How To Hire An Independent Contractor

Sooner or later, most business owners need to hire people to help them. You must obey federal and state tax and labor laws whenever you hire a helper. Let's discuss the ramifications of hiring ...Read more

What are SMART Goals & Why Your Business Needs Them

What are SMART Goals & Why Your Business Needs Them

Every small business owner dreams of success. But far fewer define the goals needed to achieve those dreams. The S.M.A.R.T goal-setting methodology makes it easy to set realistic business goals and ...Read more

How to Calculate Adjusted Gross Income for Taxes

How to Calculate Adjusted Gross Income for Taxes

The phrase “adjusted gross income” sounds pretty dull. But, it’s the most important single number on your tax return. If you don’t understand what it is, you may end up paying more taxes than ...Read more

What Business Receipts Should You Keep?

What Business Receipts Should You Keep?

Those who are getting ready to file their taxes typically look forward to the process about as much as a trip to the dentist for a thorough cleaning.Keeping your business receipts can make this a ...Read more

Starting A Business With Little Or No  Money

Starting A Business With Little Or No Money

Don't have enough capital to start your dream venture? Many business ideas can turn a big profit with little or no upfront investment. Read on for tried-and-true ideas for starting a business with no ...Read more

How To Form An LLC & Why You’d Want To

How To Form An LLC & Why You’d Want To

The vast majority of self-employed workers are sole proprietors but there may be benefits to changing the legal form of your business. Let’s go over why you may want to consider changing to a ...Read more

The Secret Weapon For Small Business Tax Deductions

The Secret Weapon For Small Business Tax Deductions

We've talked a lot about can't-miss tax deductions for the self-employed but I wanted to highlight one that can lead to major savings. That's right, this is potentially the secret weapon for small ...Read more