Every business needs an online presence, regardless of the type of business. You need a website and possibly even a blog to show your expertise and compete in an online world.
There’s a lot of advice about starting a business on the web. The problem is that the biggest thing people need to know isn’t talked about much (if at all). It’s not all rainbows and sunshine out there!
You get what you pay for. It is a simple saying that holds tons of truth. In some cases the value is more than others, but you get crap when you pay crap.
Do your own taxes or pay someone? If you’re on the fence about using a tax program such as TurboTax or TaxSlayer to file your taxes, you should read this. As a tax pro, I give you insights that aren’t found in general program “reviews”.
Being self-employed makes taxes complicated. Being location independent is even harder. This may help clear up some of the confusion.
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.