On Small Business: taxes


Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 04/16/2013

IRS auditors targeting small business owners — but there are ways to protect your company

A new report suggests the agency may set its crosshairs on small business owners this year.

By J.D. Harrison  |  10:20 AM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, irs, taxes, audits, government

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 04/04/2013

Small business advice: How to trim your tax bill

April 15 is just around the corner, but it’s not too late to trim your tax bill. Start with these eight suggestions.

By Tony Pica  |  08:00 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, taxes, economy

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Commentary: New tax credits and deductions could help small businesses expand this year

A few tax breaks and deductions make this the perfect time to take your business to the next level.

By Deborah Sweeney  |  09:01 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, business, economy, taxes, tax season, irs

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Five tax season tips for small business owners

By getting organzied early, small business owners can take most of the pain out of tax season.

By Brian Sutter  |  08:33 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, economy, tax season, taxes

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Small business advice: How to alleviate audit anxiety

Don’t wait until the IRS comes knocking to get all your documents and information in order.

By John Nealon  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, taxes, economy

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 12/31/2012

Get started: On the edge of the fiscal cliff, a fall could pit big firms against small businesses

Our daily blend of news, tips and trends for start-ups and small businesses.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:30 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, entrepreneurs, tax cliff, taxes, congress, obama, boehner, biden, economy

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 12/20/2012

Franchise industry’s growth expected to slow in 2013, held back by uncertainty in Washington

Economists expect franchise job growth to slow next year due largely to political turmoil in Washington.

By J.D. Harrison  |  11:45 AM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, franchises, taxes, health care, economy, jobs

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 12/13/2012

Online sales tax legislation: How three bills could affect small retailers

A guide to three bills that are meant to level the playing field for online and brick-and-mortar retailers.

By Steven Aldrich  |  12:30 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, taxes, retail, e-commerce, economy, sales tax

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/13/2012

Opinion: Why a tax credit for small businesses goes underused — and what Congress can do about it

One expert explains why many small firms miss this opportunity and what Congress can do about it.

By Dean Zerbe  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, tax credits, congress, economy, taxes, research

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Obama consults small business owners on tax policy, fiscal cliff negotiations

The president sat down with employers to discuss his tax policies and their recommendations for avoiding the fiscal cliff.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, president obama, fiscal cliff, taxes, economy, politics

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Obama emphasizes his plans for small business taxes, skilled immigrants during news conference

During his press conference, the president addressed two of the most pressing concerns for start-ups and small businesses.

By J.D. Harrison  |  03:10 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, economy, fiscal cliff, taxes, immigration

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Opinion: Small businesses need clarity and consistency in the tax code

When rates change every year, small employers have trouble planning for the future.

By Grafton Willey IV  |  10:15 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, taxes, fiscal cliff, spending, economy, debt

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Congress could learn a thing or two from small businesses

A small contractor says threats like the tax cliff and sequestration underline a lack of business prowess in Washington.

By ML Mackey  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fiscal cliff, small business, taxes, deficit, business owners, economy, budget, obama

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Opinion: Regulations rival tax cliff among small business owners’ biggest concerns

The country is teetering on the edge of the fiscal cliff, but one employer is more worried about red tape.

By Keith A. Ashmus  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fiscal cliff, small business, taxes, deficit, business owners, economy, budget, obama

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 04/19/2012

House Republicans send doomed small business tax cut bill to the Senate

The House approved the $46 billion tax cut measure, but the bill has virtually no chance of survival in the Senate or White House.

By J.D. Harrison  |  03:56 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  smallbusiness, taxes