Posts tagged with "business expenses"



Business · March 22, 2024
Avoid These 3 Mistakes When Choosing a Successor for Your Business
Selecting your business successor is more than a choice—it's a future-defining moment. Ensure your legacy flourishes by steering clear of common yet critical mistakes in the process. It's not just about replicating your leadership style but finding someone with the right vision, adaptability, and ability to connect with your team. Dive deeper into how to make this pivotal decision without compromising your business's future. As your trusted LIFTed Business Advisor, let me guide you through a sea
Business · March 15, 2024
3 Business Tax Mistakes to Avoid This Tax Season
As tax season rolls in, it’s crucial for small business owners to navigate the complexities of tax filing with precision. This blog highlights three common tax mistakes to avoid: miscalculating payroll taxes, misclassifying employees as contractors, and improperly deducting personal expenses as business expenses. With detailed examples and solutions, including the importance of clear payment policies and maintaining separate financial accounts, it provides actionable advice to ensure compli
Business · May 17, 2022
5 Cost-Cutting Tips To Reduce Your Company’s Expenses
When running a small business, every dollar counts, so it’s critical to keep a tight rein on your expenses, especially when you are just starting out and have limited revenue. If not monitored carefully, spending can quickly get out of control and put a serious strain on your operation’s financial health. With this in mind, here are five cost-cutting measures that can help your company stay in the black.
Business · December 07, 2021
Now Is Your Last Chance To Save On Your 2021 Taxes
When you realize that your biggest personal and business expense is taxes, it can come as quite a shock. Seeing so much of your money wind up in the government's hands can feel like a shakedown. So, it's crucial to strategize to reduce your taxes. Some people resist enforcing creative tax strategies because they're worried it will get them in trouble with the IRS. However, as long as you do things properly, there's nothing illegal about strategizing to pay the least amount of taxes possible.
Business · September 21, 2021
The Big-Time Benefits Of Hiring Your Kids
One of the biggest benefits of running a family business is being able to employ your minor children. By hiring your kids, you have the opportunity to teach them the value of hard work, give them experience managing money, and support them to save for their future. Plus, employing your minor children also comes with some substantial tax-saving benefits. And with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) in 2017, those benefits are now better than ever.
Business · July 06, 2021
How To Maximize Your Startup Cost Deductions
Coming up with a solid concept for a new business and working to get your operation off the ground can be an expensive undertaking. But the good news is that you can write off several expenses involved with the startup process. However, the rules for deducting startup expenses are different from those for writing off general business expenses incurred by an existing company. Here are some of the basic rules for writing off startup expenses that will benefit your business.