Deduct It!

Lower Your Small Business Taxes

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325718

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

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Reduce your taxes Completely updated for 2017 returns! Deduct It! shows you how to maximize your business deductions quickly, easily and legally. Easy to read and full of real-world examples, Deduct It! will pay for itself many times over. It covers deductions for: start-up and operating expenses travel, meals, and entertainment home offices medical expenses under Obamacare equipment and inventory and more. Deduct It! shows you how to avoid problems with the IRS, such as having your business classified as a hobby. Whether your enterprise is just starting or well established, this book is indispensable to your financial success. If the tax laws change, we will post updates on a special page on Nolo.com. That way, you’ll always have access to up-to-date information if there are significant changes to the law. All the information in the book remains up-to-date for the 2017 tax year. The changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act all take effect in 2018, except for an increase in bonus depreciation which took effect September 27, 2017. Anyone who purchases the book has access to an update page on the Nolo website specific to this book which explains the 2017 bonus depreciation change and summarizes how the new tax law affects small business owners’ taxes for 2018 and later. A new edition of the book, completely updated for the new tax law, will be published August 1, 2018.
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Home Business Tax Deductions

Keep What You Earn

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325750

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 488

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Understanding tax deductions is an essential part of any home business—without the money saved by taking deductions, many home businesses couldn’t get started or operate profitably. Home Business Tax Deductions covers all you need to know about the new tax laws to make sure you that you are taking advantage of all the tax deductions to which you are entitled. Practical and organized by chapter into the most commonly used home business tax deductions, this book shows how to plan for and take advantage of the tax breaks available to home business owners. From home office expenses to start-up expenses to health care costs to travel, and meals, this book shows home business owners how to deduct their business-related expenses and pay less to the IRS.
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Tax Deductions for Professionals

Pay Less to the IRS

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325734

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 536

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A tax deduction guide just for professionals. Keep your taxes under control! Architects, lawyers, dentists, chiropractors, doctors, and other licensed professionals are subject to special tax rules. With this book, learn how to pay less to the IRS at tax time by taking advantage of valuable tax deductions you are entitled to take. Find out how to deduct: start-up expenses medical expenses under Obamacare retirement plan contributions continuing education costs vehicles, meals, and travel, and home office expenses. Tax Deductions for Professionals will also help you choose the best legal structure, with detailed information on limited liability companies, partnerships, and professional corporations. This edition includes comprehensive coverage of the new tax law (the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) and how it affects professionals who have a business or are thinking of starting one.
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Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325696

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

View: 2954

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Maximize your tax deductions Rental real estate provides more tax benefits than almost any other investment. Whether you own a ten-unit rental apartment building or rent a room in your home through Airbnb, you need to know about all the valuable deductions you are entitled to take as a landlord. Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide is the only book that focuses exclusively on IRS rules and deductions for landlords. Find out how to: handle casualty and theft losses distinguish between repairs and improvements deduct home office, car, travel, and meals proper tax records—and much more. The book also covers landlord tax classifications, reporting rental income, hiring workers, and depreciation. Filled with practical advice and real-world examples, Every Landlord’s Tax Deduction Guide will save you money by making sure you owe less to the IRS at tax time. If the tax laws change, we will post updates on a special page on Nolo.com. That way, you’ll always have access to up-to-date information if there are significant changes to the law. All the information in the book remains up-to-date for the 2017 tax year. The changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act all take effect in 2018, except for an increase in bonus depreciation which took effect September 27, 2017. Anyone who purchases the book has access to an update page on the Nolo website specific to this book which explains the 2017 bonus depreciation change and summarizes how the new tax law affects small business owners’ taxes for 2018 and later. A new edition of the book, completely updated for the new tax law, will be published August 1, 2018.
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Working for Yourself

Law & Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers & Gig Workers of All Types

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325823

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 560

View: 4475

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The all-in-one legal and tax resource every IC (and gig worker) needs Ready to be your own boss? Whether you’re starting a full-scale consulting business or booking gigs on the side, Working for Yourself provides all the legal and tax information you need in one place. This excellent, well-organized reference will show you how to: decide the best form for your business (sole proprietor, LLC, or other) make sure you’re paid in full and on time pay estimated taxes (and avoid trouble with the IRS) take advantage of all available tax deductions available under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act choose health, property, and other kinds of insurance keep accurate records in case you get audited, and write legally binding contracts and letter agreements. Tired of doing endless web searches for legal and tax information? Want one easy-to-use and authoritative resource for everything you need to start and run your business? This book is for you.
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Every Airbnb Host's Tax Guide

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325521

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

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The complete tax guide for Airbnb and other short-term rental hosts As a short-term rental host, you’re entitled to many valuable deductions and other tax benefits. This book—the first of its kind—shows you how to pay no more tax than necessary on your rental income while complying with IRS rules. Learn everything you need to know about taxes, including: what deductions you should be taking how to report your short-term rental income how to deduct losses vacation home and tax-free rental rules how to allocate costs when you rent a room in your home, and how to keep proper records. Whether you rent your property through Airbnb, FlipKey, HomeAway, TripAdvisor, Craigslist, or VRBO, you want to make sure you understand these tax rules. That way, you can rest assured you are making the most out of your hosting business without risking problems with the IRS. All the information in the book remains up-to-date for the 2017 tax year. The changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act all take effect in 2018, except for an increase in bonus depreciation which took effect September 27, 2017. Anyone who purchases the book has access to an update page on the Nolo website specific to this book which explains the 2017 bonus depreciation change and summarizes how the new tax law affects small business owners’ taxes for 2018 and later. A new edition of the book, completely updated for the new tax law, will be published August 1, 2018.
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Tax Guide for Gig Workers

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 141332603X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 95

View: 9754

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Don’t sweat the IRS! The information you need to minimize your taxes and avoid audits. At least 10% of the American workforce are now gig workers who obtain jobs through online hiring platforms like Uber, Lyft, Upwork, TaskRabbit and many others. Gig workers are typically treated as self-employed, which means their taxes are far more complicated than those of traditional employees. Many gig workers lose valuable deductions or otherwise overpay their taxes or get in trouble with the IRS because they don't understand the tax rules that apply to them. Tax Guide for Gig Workers explains: how a gig worker is classified for tax purposes how to pay self-employment and estimated taxes what deductions to take how to lower their taxes by taking advantage of the new 20% pass-through deduction what records to keep, and more. Whether you drive for Uber or Lyft, code for Upwork clients, or perform paid chores through TaskRabbit, this book gives you the practical information you need to minimize your taxes while avoiding problems with the IRS.
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Every Nonprofit's Tax Guide

How to Keep Your Tax-Exempt Status & Avoid IRS Problems

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324207

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

View: 402

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This book explains the IRS rules that nonprofits must comply with in order to maintain their tax-exempt status. From annual filing requirements to unrelated business income to volunteers to lobbying activities, this book explains what nonprofits need to know to stay out of trouble with the IRS. Practical, easy-to-understand and organized by issue, this book is an invaluable reference guide to complicated IRS rules that every small to medium sized nonprofit need to understand.
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What Every Inventor Needs to Know about Business & Taxes

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 1413301932

Category: Law

Page: 384

View: 7163

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Alexander Bain invented the fax machine. John Pemberton created Coca-Cola. James Harrison invented the refrigerator. All of them - and hundreds of other inventors - went broke because they didn't know how to run a business. Creating a successful invention isn't enough - inventors must embrace basic business principles if they hope to profit from their creations. With What Every Inventor Needs to Know About Business & Taxes, they'll have everything they need to: choose a business structure, keep good records, understand taxes, take legitimate deductions and protect intellectual property rights. It's the only book available that shows them how to claim invention losses with the IRS, which can make all the difference between success and the poorhouse. Provides forms on CD-ROM.
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