The Importance of Using An Accountant

Have you started work as a freelancer but haven't filed your taxes by yourself before? Learn how an accountant can help handle your finances.

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The Importance of Using An Accountant

When I started working from home as a freelance contractor, I knew that I was going to need to figure out how to file my taxes. I started paying close attention to my expenditures, and I decided to work with a professional to do my taxes. I was really happy that I had decided to work with a professional after filing for the first time. My accountant helped me to write off some of my expenses, and it was great to see how much I was able to save. This blog is all about the importance of using a professional accountant, and how it can help you.


What College Students Need To Know About Filing Their Taxes

17 August 2017
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If you're in college, you might not think much about paying taxes. After all, you might not be working at all, or if you are working, you might feel like you aren't making enough to merit any stress during tax time. However, it's still a good idea to pay attention to filing correctly during your years in college if you want to enjoy some unique benefits. 1. You can claim money you spent on tuition. Read More …

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use A Software Program To Prepare Your Taxes

18 January 2017
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Nowadays, with lots of different tax software programs on the market, more and more people are doing their own taxes each year. Sure, being able to use a user-friendly software program can make doing your own taxes a lot easier and more appealing than having to fill out the actual forms yourself, but this does not mean that you shouldn't ditch your accountant just yet. These are a few reasons why you shouldn't rely on a software program to prepare your taxes and why you should consider hiring a professional instead. Read More …

Starting A New Small Business? Here’s How To Choose The Best Payroll Software

21 December 2016
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If you are embarking on opening a new, small business, then a critical piece of your business plan is your choice of payroll software. It is vital that you be organized when dealing with your employees, even if you don't have many. For this reason, you should look at the following questions when choosing a payroll software. Support Is Crucial For New Businesses One of the most important things to look for is good support. Read More …

Filing Married: When To File Your Taxes Separately

11 November 2016
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Many people expect tax breaks when they get married—in fact, the tax breaks associated with marriage are often considered to be one practical reason to get married. But being married and filing together isn't always the best choice. Sometimes filing taxes separately could make more sense. One Spouse Has Significantly More Deductions When filing jointly, a married couple has to meet a specific threshold for deductions. In particular, medical costs need to be over 10% of an individual's adjusted gross income to be deductible. Read More …

Need Accounting Help For Your Business? Who To Hire And How To Use Them Wisely

11 October 2016
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If you're a small business owner, you may have been doing a lot of tasks that aren't quite inside your comfort zone. The company accounting is usually one of these jobs that you want to hand off to more experienced hands as soon as possible. But, how can you know who you can afford and who you should hire? Here's a quick guide to getting help with your books. When to Hire a Bookkeeper Read More …