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Business deductions and tax breaks
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Ines Zemelman, EA
• 22.04.24
Business travel tax deductions: maximizing savings on the go
As a professional traveling for business, understanding the nuances of business travel tax deductions can significantly impact your financial planning and tax obligations. This guide will delve into what constitutes a deductible business expense, how to distinguish between personal and business travel, special considerations for domestic and...
Business deductions and tax breaks
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Business travel tax deductions: maximizing savings on the go
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Ines Zemelman, EA
• 16.04.24
Commercial clean vehicle credit for small businesses
The transportation sector is the US's largest source of greenhouse gas emissions. Transforming your small business operations into more eco-friendly practices is crucial to decreasing the nation's carbon emissions and reducing your business tax bill! Starting January 1, 2023, businesses and organizations can purchase new EVs and FCEVs and...
Business deductions and tax breaks
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Commercial clean vehicle credit for small businesses
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Ines Zemelman, EA
• 29.03.24
Simplified home office deduction for businesses and freelancers
In the evolving landscape of modern work, the home office has evolved from a convenience to a necessity for many small business owners and freelancers. With this shift, understanding the nuances of tax deductions related to home office use has become paramount. The home office deduction stands out as a significant opportunity to reduce...
Business deductions and tax breaks
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Simplified home office deduction for businesses and freelancers
Filing taxes by entity
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Ines Zemelman, EA
• 19.04.24
Informational returns: Do S corporations get a 1099?
If you own an S corporation, you probably have many operational activities to tackle, like business planning, managing employees, and handling finances. Many business owners wonder if S corporations must get Form 1099 for tax information. This guide will help you understand whether you must receive and issue Form 1099 on behalf of your...
Filing taxes by entity
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Informational returns: Do S corporations get a 1099?
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Ines Zemelman, EA
• 11.04.24
Late S corp election: How to file it after the deadline
Small business owners often choose an S corporation tax status due to its pass-through taxation advantages. To elect this tax classification, you must file the IRS Form 2553, Election by a Small Business Corporation, in a timely manner. However, if certain circumstances arise, you may need to file a late S corporation election. This guide...
Filing taxes by entity
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Late S corp election: How to file it after the deadline
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Ines Zemelman, EA
• 10.04.24
Form 2553: How to elect an S corp tax status
Choosing a tax classification for your business is one of the first and most important steps in setting up. However, in some situations, businesses might have reasons to change their tax status when already operating.  The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) allows such changes through specific regulations. To elect an S corporation tax status...
Filing taxes by entity
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Form 2553: How to elect an S corp tax status
Latest tax news & updates
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Ines Zemelman, EA
• 12.03.24
Small business tax deadline: 2023 tax year
Tax Day is when Americans and US businesses must submit their federal tax forms. It's also important to know that there are other important tax days throughout the year that you should circle on your calendar if you're a business owner.  This article lists important tax deadlines for different types of businesses in 2023 and 2024. Remember...
Latest tax news & updates
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Small business tax deadline: 2023 tax year
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Ines Zemelman, EA
• 29.02.24
TFX is hosting a free webinar for small business owners
Tax complexity is one of the most severe problems faced by small business owners. Most business owners are not experts in tax law. This is why taxes generate so many doubts, questions, and last-minute rushes just before the tax deadline. To assist you in filing your 2023 business taxes accurately and on time, TFX is organizing a free live...
Latest tax news & updates
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TFX is hosting a free webinar for small business owners
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Ines Zemelman, EA
• 19.01.24
IRS issues guidance for employer-managed emergency savings accounts
Introduction to pension-linked emergency savings accounts (PLESAs) The IRS has recently unveiled initial guidelines to support employers in implementing pension-linked emergency savings accounts (PLESAs). These accounts are part of the SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022, crafted to encourage employees to save for unforeseen financial...
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IRS issues guidance for employer-managed emergency savings accounts
Small business tax planning tips
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Ines Zemelman, EA
• 23.04.24
Step-by-step guide: Form 5472 for foreign owned businesses
Form 5472 is an important document for foreign companies doing business in the United States. This IRS form helps ensure that companies comply with US tax regulations regarding their related party transactions. The form is complex, and proper filing is essential to avoid significant penalties. This guide provides a detailed walkthrough of...
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Step-by-step guide: Form 5472 for foreign owned businesses
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Ines Zemelman, EA
• 22.03.24
Understanding the differences: Forms 1065 vs 1120S
Among the myriad of forms, Form 1065 and Form 1120S stand out for entities structured as partnerships and S corporations, respectively. This article delves into the distinctions, requirements, and strategic considerations of each, offering a comprehensive guide for tax professionals and business owners alike. What are Forms 1065 and...
Small business tax planning tips
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Understanding the differences: Forms 1065 vs 1120S
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Ines Zemelman, EA
• 22.03.24
Form 4797: Sales of Business Property [what it is and how to file it]
Understanding the intricacies of tax forms is crucial for business owners, accountants, and tax professionals. Among these, Form 4797, "Sales of Business Property," stands out due to its specific use case and the detailed information it requires. This article aims to demystify Form 4797, offering a comprehensive guide on what it is, when...
Small business tax planning tips
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Form 4797: Sales of Business Property [what it is and how to file it]