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New Tax & Legal Updates During Times of Economic Uncertainty

New Tax & Legal Updates During Times of Economic Uncertainty

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Webinar: 11:00am – 12:00pm Are you a start-up or small business owner and are wondering how incorporating can protect you? Don’t miss this exciting panel of experts, including Robert Hall & Associates tax consultant Tony Watson, to see if incorporating is right for you and how it could offer tax benefits…
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signs you should get professional tax assistance for your influencer taxes

Signs You Should Get Professional Tax Assistance For Your Influencer Taxes

Social media influencers (generally) don’t have a lot of extra time in their day to manage proper tax preparation. This is a career driven by constant content creation and almost around-the-clock engagement with their followers. A lot of work goes on behind the scenes to keep a social media influencer operation running. Photography, filming videos,…
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best legal entity for freelancers

Is a Sole-Proprietorship, LLC or S-Corp the Best Legal Entity for Your Freelancer Business?   

Though there are plenty of freelancers that have real success in running a totally bootstrapped business without ever thinking about how to structure it legally, there are a couple of big benefits freelancers would enjoy by incorporating their operation. Legal protection and taxes being the biggest of the bunch! At the same time, though, there’s…
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5 Reasons to Incorporate Your Influencer Business

If you are serious about turning your social media influence into a lucrative business, it’s important to start thinking more strategically about your operation – especially when it comes to incorporation. Sure, there are plenty of social media influencers that are still making a good go of it as sole proprietors. But a lot of…
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freelancer taxes

A Freelancer’s Guide to Taxes   

Navigating tax time as a freelancer can be a little challenging. Moving from the employee world of taxes to the self-employed side can be a bit jarring. There are different forms to use, different taxes to pay, different deductions to make, and that’s just the beginning. Combine that with the complexities of tracking revenue, recording…
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When is the Best Time to Switch to an S Corp?   

The majority of S Corporation businesses did not start out as S Corporation businesses. According to the Small Business Administration, most businesses are started as sole proprietorships. 73.2% of all small businesses, in fact, operate under that legal structure. Some businesses, though, eventually outgrow the sole proprietorship structure. That’s when business owners start to think…
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Crypto Tax Preparation Tips

Tax season is upon us, and millions of Americans are learning for the first time that their cryptocurrency investments may be taxable just like any other investments and income they’ve generated. Believe it or not, this wasn’t always the case. For years and years, Bitcoin investors were able to sort of float beneath the radar…
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california home office deduction

California Home Office Deduction   

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the day-to-day realities of work in so many different ways, but it’s really helped to usher in the “Era of Remote Work” and work from home opportunities. Millions of people in California alone have gone from going to the office every day to working from their kitchen table or spare…
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2021 Federal & State Tax Deadlines

2021 Federal Tax Deadline Tax Day in the United States has (almost) always been April 15, but this year – like so much about our everyday lives – is a little bit different because of the global pandemic. The US government and the IRS have decided to push back Tax Day in 2021 by a…
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