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Barbara Weltman
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IRS audio webcast today for the self-employed
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My blog post on +Small Business Trends  about benefits your staff may appreciate ...
One way to compete in the labor force with large corporations seeking to attract and retain tale...
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Should you pay off that small-business loan?
Just because you have the ability to pay off a small-business loan in full ahead of schedule doesn't necessarily mean you should. Here's why.
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Monthly update is here!
Overtime Rules: Get Ready for a Big Change. Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employees who work more than 40 hours in a workweek and who are not exempt from overtime pay rules must receive overtime pay at a rate of not less than one and one-half times the regular rate .
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Pleased and honored to be included in this great list of #smallbusines  blogs!
Looking for some inspiration and education to grow your small business? Here are our top 25 Small Business Blogs that every owner should read in 2015.
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New blog post: Are You Going to Pay More for Broadband?
Follow @BarbaraWeltman. © Simpson333 | Dreamstime.com - Router With Backup Storage Disk Photo That's the concern expressed by the SBA's Office of Advocacy in a letter it sent to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in July. Now that the federal government has asserted its right to ...
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My post on QuickBookks' Small Business Center about how to calculate and pay your estimated taxes.
If you're self-employed, you need to understand how to calculate and pay your quarterly estimated taxes. Learn what you need to do and what your options are here.
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New blog post - Small Businesses as Government Cops
Follow @BarbaraWeltman. © Andreypopov | Dreamstime.com - Businesswoman Scrutinizing Bills With Magnifying Glass Photo We've already seen private citizens standing guard in front of military recruiting stations in the wake of the Chattanooga attack on July 16 because the government hasn't agreed ...
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New blog post - Reimbursing Employees for their Health Insurance May Trigger Penalties -- what you need to know now ...
Follow @BarbaraWeltman. © <a href="http://www.dreamstime.com/ Small employers who are not required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to provide health coverage to their employees nonetheless seek to do so for important reasons: they want their staff to be healthy, they need to be competitive with <b>...</b>
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My blog post on +Small Business Trends  - 5 Tax Related changes for Your Healthcare in 2016
While 2016 may be many months away, it’s not too soon to start planning now for your health cove...
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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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Small Business Taxes: How to Pay the Right Amount
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This is Episode 35 of This Old New Business weekly business podcast with Jeff Korhan. Paying taxes is one of the unavoidable responsibilitie

J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2015
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J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2015 Nominated in Economics for the Small Busineess Book Awards.

What Small-Business Owners Should Know About Audits
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Scared by the prospect of an audit? This tax expert breaks down the various types of audits and the factors that may put you at risk.

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5 Tax Incentives to Help You Find and Keep Customers
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COLAs and Their Impact on Business Tax Rules in 2015
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Sellers Guide to Year-End Tax Chores
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Lending Money to Your Employee
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10 Small Business Tax Definitions to Determine Your Eligibility
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Avoid These Classic Taxpayer Errors
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Countdown to Tax Day: Get Your Deductions in a Row
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The (Tax) Price of Success
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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