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Barbara Weltman
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My latest post on +Small Business Trends  - 5 Things to Know About Filing Tax Extensions for Business
As the tax filing deadline for returns draws near, there's really no reason to panic. You can ea...
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By JAN M. ROSEN February 14, 2015 What’s new this tax season? In a word: Obamacare. That’s the answer given by many tax professionals. People who overcame the challenges of
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Remembering President Lincoln's Birthday today and my favorite quote of his ...  "My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."

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Are you a federal contractor? You can comment on proposed rule changes that could impact you.
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Last year, uncertainty about whether a host of expired tax provisions would be renewed before
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March's newsletter is here - Sharing Employer Responsibilities | Buy or Lease Your Next Business Vehicle | Guidance for Running Your Business
When you hire people to work for your company, you want the authority to make decisions about compensation, promotion, termination, and other matters that are traditionally part of the employer role. Even so, you may want to relieve yourself of certain tasks. When making these decisions, ...
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What 20-Somethings Should Know About Taxes
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Don't miss the new, FREE supplements to J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2015 and 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks are now available -- find them on my website.
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Tips for Navigating a Changing Tax Landscape
How to handle new forms related to the Affordable Care Act, thwart identity theft, claim deductions for job searches, and other advice.
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It's tax season ... here's 10 steps to help you prepare. 
The earlier you start preparing your tax records and documents, the more likely you are to have a smooth tax return experience – and all the tax benefits you're due.
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February's newsletter is here!
The term "multiple businesses" connotes multinational corporations with intertwining ownership of many entities. But many entrepreneurs own and run two or more businesses; they may conduct these different business activities through various entities. There are compelling reasons for operating ...
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Since the publication of her J.K. Lasser’s Tax Deductions for Small Business in 1995, Barbara Weltman has built a reputation as an experienced and helpful source for small business advice. 

A tax and business attorney since 1977, Barbara has the knowledge entrepreneurs need to get ahead and stay ahead.  Whether she’s writing books on small business taxes, legal issues for business and business finance topics, speaking to corporate groups, teaching and consulting, guesting on popular radio shows, or publishing her Big Ideas for Small Business® newsletter, Barbara isn’t just in the game—she’s ahead of it!

Barbara is a respected corporate speaker, contributing editor, author of more than a dozen books from major publishers, sought-after expert media source, monthly and daily publisher, radio show host of Build Your Business Radio, and, more than ever, a trusted advocate for small business owners. 

Her books include:  The Rational Guide to Building Small Business Credit; J.K. Lasser’s Small Business Taxes; The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Starting a Home-Based Business and more.

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5 Tax Incentives to Help You Find and Keep Customers
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The NFIB Small Business Economic Trends December 2014 (PDF) shows that business optimism reached...

COLAs and Their Impact on Business Tax Rules in 2015
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While the types of tax deductions and credits remain fairly constant from year to year, the numb...

Sellers Guide to Year-End Tax Chores
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April 15th may seem a long way away, but planning now for Tax Day can help minimize your tax liability. Several small-business and tax exper

Lending Money to Your Employee
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By Barbara Weltman From time to time, an employee going through a rough financial patch may turn to an employer for help. As member of your

Help for the Holiday Season: Getting the Workers You Need
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Many online merchants add seasonal help to ensure the extra surge of holiday packages get delivered to customers on time. But should you put

10 Small Business Tax Definitions to Determine Your Eligibility
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The term “small business” is casually used in conversation to describe companies that aren’t pub...

Bigwig Games, Gary Hoover releases biz-based games - Austin Business Jou...
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Austin serial entrepreneur Gary Hoover has launched his first business-based game after a year of development.

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Filed under: Company News, Microsoft, Sony, Electronics, InvestingAOLWell, it had a good, long life. At the beginning of 2013, Sony (SNE) ha

5 Additional Types of Business Insurance to Consider
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You probably already have a number of insurance policies: Business owner’s policy (BOP) to provide protection for your …

Avoid These Classic Taxpayer Errors
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Given the constantly changing rules and new forms, it's easy to make mistakes when filing taxes. Before submitting your documents to the Int

Countdown to Tax Day: Get Your Deductions in a Row
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In case you are clueless, with 25 days till tax day, accountants would like you to know that writing off facelifts, bail bonds, and pets as

The (Tax) Price of Success
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It’s commonly understood that the better you do in business, the more taxes you’ll pay. As Scottish whiskey distiller, Thomas Robert Dewar,

New 39.6 Percent Tax Bracket For Wealthiest People - WBFF FoxBaltimore -...
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WASHINGTON AP - A new top tax rate, higher Medicare taxes and the phaseout of deductions and exempti

5 Ways to Save on Your 2013 Tax Return
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Reducing your tax burden doesn’t have to be complicated with these strategies.

5 Changes for Your 2014 Qualified Retirement Plan
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Most businesses have a qualified retirement plan to enable owners and employees to save for retirement on a tax-advantaged basis. Self-emplo

Top Five 2014 Tax Trends That May Be Headed Your Way
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The government shutdown and the Obamacare rollout debacle, both of which have significant tax implications, dominated the news in 2013. Look

Smooth Failing: Being Inspired by Others’ Spectacular Failures
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“Highly successful people make mistakes all the time. Some failures are big, some even bigger, but none need result in the end of your dream

Barbara Weltman
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New tax laws create concern. Make sure you aren’t caught off guard and have taken them into account so you won’t be penalized. Start now.

Business TV: Putting Television in Your Lobby or Place of Business
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Whether your business is hospitality, office or sports, having a business TV in a lobby can boost your sales and lead to happier customers.