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Business Taxes in 2018: Your Checklist for a Penalty-Free Tax Season [Important Dates Included]

July 2, 2018

Via: Business 2 Community

Every business is unique and so is its tax situation. This not only leaves a lot of room for different tax strategies across all businesses, but it also means most business owners are unsure about where to start. What is […]


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What Small Online Business Should Know About the SCOTUS Tax Ruling

June 22, 2018

Via: FindLaw

As old tax laws and court rulings struggle to catch up to e-commerce, some of the nice loopholes that benefitted online retailers are closing fast. One in particular — that allowed retailers to avoid charging a state’s sales tax if […]


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10 Topics to Discuss with a Lawyer Before Starting a Business

June 19, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

There are several legal ramifications of starting a business. It can lead to issues related to liability, copyright, employee rights and everything in between. So one of the first steps you should take as you work to get your business […]


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GDPR Takes Effect: Why Privacy Is Now Stronger in EU Than U.S.

May 25, 2018

Via: Fortune

The European Union’s stringent regime governing how data collectors gather and use its citizens’ information and give consumers more control took effect Friday. It’s known as the General Data Protection Regulation and covers any company that has EU residents’ personal […]


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Why Tax Reform Changes Nothing — and Everything

May 14, 2018

Via: Strategy Business

Companies in the U.S. were already sitting on piles of cash before tax reform passed in December 2017. Now, with a strengthening global economy and a tax overhaul that lowers the corporate tax rate from 35 to 21 percent and […]


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The Trump Administration Changed Taxes on Cash Held Overseas. Now Firms Have Stopped Reporting It

May 11, 2018

Via: Fortune

A key figure disappeared from Apple’s latest quarterly report. It’s also gone from the regulatory filings of Netflix, Microsoft, Google’s Alphabet and Oracle. Cash held overseas. There’s nothing rule-breaking about leaving it out — some tax experts say it makes […]


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Growing Whispers of Federal Regulation Send Cryptocurrencies Down

May 1, 2018

Via: Fortune

Regulators are giving increasing thought to treating cryptocurrencies as securities, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal. And fears that the same rules that apply to stocks will impact Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, and other cryptos sent prices […]


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States Want Their Own Net Neutrality Rules, But How Will This Impact Business?

March 23, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

Several states are trying to pass their own respective versions of “net neutrality” rules after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in December of 2017 repealed a prior agency administration’s mandate to impose them unilaterally. States Joining the Battle for Net […]


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IRS Identifies the Top 12 Tax Scams for 2018

March 22, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

The IRS has released its annual compilation of the “Dirty Dozen” for 2018 highlighting the most common scams taxpayers will likely face as the tax season fast approaches. In announcing the list for 2018, the IRS highly encourages taxpayers to […]


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Don’t Waste Time! 5 Facts about Small Business Taxes You Need to Know Now

March 14, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

While most companies are preparing their taxes for 2017, owners need to also now understand how small business taxes are changing in 2018. While many of the details of the “Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017” still need to […]