Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Home-Based Business: Basics to Consider

More than 52 percent of businesses today are home-based. Every day, people are striking out and achieving economic and creative independence by turning their skills into dollars. Garages, basements and attics are being transformed into the corporate headquarters of the newest entrepreneurs--home-based businesspeople. And, with technological advances in smartphones, tablets, and iPads as well as…
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Travel & Entertainment: Maximizing Tax Benefits

Tax law allows you to deduct two types of travel expenses related to your business, local and what the IRS calls "away from home." First, local travel expenses. You can deduct local transportation expenses incurred for business purposes such as the cost of getting from one location to another via public transportation, rental car, or…
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Tax Due Dates for July 2014

July 10 Employees Who Work for Tips - If you received $20 or more in tips during June, report them to your employer. You can use Form 4070. July 15 Employers - Nonpayroll withholding. If the monthly deposit rule applies, deposit the tax for payments in June. Employers - Social Security, Medicare, and withheld income…
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