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Finance & Accounting, Selling on Amazon, Selling on eBay, Taxes

The Best Small Business Resources: Legal and Tax Tools + Resources for Amazon and eBay Sellers

In this series about the best small business resources, we will share how the great tools of today make it easier to grow your business and stay productive, organized and efficient. Check out this list of 5 legal and tax tools plus resources for Amazon and eBay sellers. Trusted Legal and Tax Tools DocuSign What… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Taxes

How The PATH Act Can Help Your Small Business

2015 brought a number of new tax provisions that benefit small businesses. Although tax breaks weren’t included, the new inclusions will help better position small business owners to plan for growth. In late 2015, Congress passed the Protecting Americans From Tax Hikes (PATH) Act. This law extends or solidifies more than 50 expiring tax provisions… Read more

Employee Management, Finance & Accounting, Retail & Inventory, Taxes

How to Save on Health Insurance

This year the government has implemented health insurance premium tax credits to make health plans more affordable for a wider swath of Americans. With tax season fast approaching, we’re examining whether health insurance can be applied as a tax write off and how to save on health insurance. Health Insurance as a Tax Deduction for… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Financial Management, Taxes

Behind the Scenes of Small Business Depreciation

Behind the Scenes of Small Business Depreciation

Running a business can get expensive when you have to purchase costly equipment, but do you realize that much of what you buy to run your business has some tax benefit in the form of depreciation?   Essentially, depreciation lets you recover the cost of what you’ve paid for certain business assets. It covers the… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Financial Management, Taxes, Technology

The Rushed Business Owner’s Guide to Keeping Track of Receipts

The Rushed Business Owner's Guide to Keeping Track of Receipts

Tracking your receipts is an essential part of your annual tax preparation and your company’s financial management process. However, as a rushed business owner, it’s critical to find the right system to help keep you organized without taking too much time, effort or extra steps out of your day. From a simple paper-based system to… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Financial Management, Small Business Tools, Taxes, Technology

Easy Breezy Small Business Bookkeeping | Webinar Recap

Thanks to all the attendees of our webinar, Easy Breezy Small Business Bookkeeping, featuring Eli Mitchell  from Bench.co. If you missed the webinar, you can view the video playback on our Kabbage KamWebinars YouTube Channel and view the slides on our SlideShare. Both the slides and video are also embedded at the bottom of this article for you. … Read more

Cash Flow, Finance & Accounting, Taxes

How to Dramatically Reduce Your Tax Bill If You Can’t Afford to Pay

How to Dramatically Reduce Your Tax Bill If You Can’t Afford to Pay

It’s every business owner’s nightmare: you prepare your tax returns and realize that you’re about to be hit with a tax bill that you can’t afford to pay. There are numerous options, including agreeing to payment plans and asking the IRS for a 120-day extension to pay your bill in full. However, in some cases,… Read more

Cash Flow, Finance & Accounting, Taxes

Why Not to Stress if You Can’t Pay Your Business Taxes

Why Not to Stress if You Can’t Pay Your Business Taxes

The Bad News: No matter how you tweak the numbers, your tax returns say you owe Uncle Sam, your state or both more money than you have on hand. The Good News: This happens all the time. The revenue agents at the IRS have a job to do, but they understand that they can’t collect… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Taxes

When Should You Start Paying Business Taxes on Your Hobby?

When Should You Start Paying Business Taxes on Your Hobby?

Many a small business has its roots in a hobby-turned-business; but how do you know when it’s time to start paying business taxes on your hobby? Organizations of all sizes, from startups selling wares on sites like Etsy and Amazon Handmade to cultural icons like Disney and Microsoft were launched as hobbies. Creative entrepreneurs may… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Financial Management, Taxes

Inside the Mind of a Tax Auditor

Inside the Mind of a Tax Auditor

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a tax auditor? Here’s a glimpse into the minds of three tax professionals who not only share personal experiences with clients, but also give valuable advice to help you avoid an audit or to better prepare for one. Meet the Professionals Sherry Peel Jackson is a… Read more