The Best Tax Deductions For The Self-Employed

When you’re self-employed, you likely want to find as many tax deductions as possible. While everyone else is waiting for a refund, you’re probably thinking about all of the money you’re going to have to pay the IRS, even if you estimated your taxes and paid quarterly.

Tax deductions

There’s plenty to keep up with throughout the year including your mileage log if relevant, your receipts and any other information that you might be able to use for your deductions come tax time.

When you’re self-employed you’re shouldering the burden of certain costs you wouldn’t have if you worked for an employer. You’re also constantly grinding to make sure you’re generating income,and it can be tough all around.…

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Self-Employed at Last: The Top Common Blunders to Avoid at Any Cost

Being self-employed is a lot of fun, but it’s also a lot of work. Most new business owners make a lot of mistakes. Here are some of the most common, and how to avoid them.

Making business mistakes

Failing To Budget

Small businesses are especially prone to accounting mistakes, unless they happen to be accountants.

Make a budget, and stick with it. Budget out, to the penny, how much money you need to keep the doors open. Then, round up. Yes up. Add in 10 percent to that rounded figure. This gives you a nice cushion – a safety net – that hopefully you’ll never have to use.…

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