It costs money to accept credit card payments. But the flip side of not having a merchant services account for your small business in even more costly.
Be careful when it comes to making charitable donations. What you get in return can negate any deduction, while some “charities” don’t even qualify for deduction!
If you have changes to make in your life, especially in your finances, there is no need to wait for New Years. Tackle those issues now and fix them sooner.
Being self-employed makes taxes complicated. Being location independent is even harder. This may help clear up some of the confusion.
Budgets are an important financial planning tool, however most people fail at it. The reasons why may not surprise some, but may come as a shock to others.
A tax preparer works for you so treat it as if you are interviewing a potential employee–and ask these questions to find a professional worth working with.
While not required by law, you should have a separate bank account for your business. It keeps things organized and simply makes life easier.
Health insurance is confusing as all get-out! It’s worse when you’re self-employed. And if you’re married…Fuggedaboutit! These examples will help clarify things for you.
Think the costs of prepping for a big photo shoot, interview or self-made video is a reasonable business expense? Think Again!