How to Trademark and Copyright Your Intellectual Property

How to Trademark and Copyright Your Intellectual Property

For a business looking to claim the rights to their intellectual property, websites, branding designs, logos, productions, brand mottos, work, and more, getting the material in question trademarked or copyrighted is your one-stop-shop to legal protection. It’s a...
5 Tax Tips for the Sharing Economy

5 Tax Tips for the Sharing Economy

From Airbnb, to Snapgoods, to bike rentals, in a modern, digitized world, the sharing economy is taking over the marketplace and giving us multiple choices for services. Nowadays, anything and everything you can think of is available through some online,...
EIN Application Process Has Been Revised by the IRS

EIN Application Process Has Been Revised by the IRS

Are you planning on starting a business or changing entity types and needing an Employment Identification Number (EIN)? The process is being changed by the IRS and taking effect May 13, 2019. An EIN is a nine-digit tax identification numbers assigned to sole...
Intuit to Discontinue Support for QuickBooks 2016

Intuit to Discontinue Support for QuickBooks 2016

As happens each year, Intuit (the creators of QuickBooks) will retire an older version of their software. As of May 31, 2019, QuickBooks Desktop 2016 will be discontinued, and all current users will need to upgrade to Intuit’s newer 2019 software if they need to use...
More Than Half of Entrepreneurs Skip Their Paycheck

More Than Half of Entrepreneurs Skip Their Paycheck

If you’re a struggling entrepreneur or startup that’s been finding yourself forgoing on your own paycheck or even dipping into your savings to keep your business running… you may not be as alone as you think. In a study done by an Atlanta-based, small business loan...
State Guide for Digital Product Sales Tax

State Guide for Digital Product Sales Tax

From Wayfair v. South Dakota to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, it’s no secret that sales tax and the way we view it is changing. All across the nation, states are issuing letter rulings, asking questions, and amending laws to reflect an evolving marketplace where nearly...
2019’s “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams

2019’s “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams

In what’s now an annual tradition, every year around tax filing season, the IRS releases a briefing on the latest tax scams taxpayers should lookout for, as well as modern developments in the strategies used by fraudsters. These 12 scams – affectionately titled the...
High College Debt Forces Postponing Life Events

High College Debt Forces Postponing Life Events

With Spring in the air, now more than ever, students and their families are beginning to pursue their options for college and receive their acceptance letters. It’s an exciting time for many, filled with opportunity as well as the weight of deciding their future. But...
The Tax Tip That Could Save You Hundreds

The Tax Tip That Could Save You Hundreds

The IRS has been trying to spread the word lately on a tax deduction that could save millions of American’s hundreds – if not thousands – of dollars this tax year. So, if you haven’t filed your 2018 tax return, or even if you have already but you’re on the lookout for...
How to Keep Your Small Business Afloat Without You

How to Keep Your Small Business Afloat Without You

Emergencies happen to everyone throughout life, often without warning. For a small business, the solution to this is often purchasing insurance to protect against crises like robberies or natural disasters. But what happens when the emergency is a little more personal...

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