Why an LLC Might Be the Best Choice of Entity For Your Business

The business entity you choose can affect your taxes, your personal liability and other issues. A limited liability company (LLC) is somewhat of a hybrid entity in that it can be structured to resemble a corporation for owner liability purposes and a partnership for federal tax purposes. This duality may provide you with the best of both worlds.

Is Your Business Required to Report Employee Health Coverage?

You may be aware that certain employers are required to report information related to their employees’ health coverage. Does your business need to comply? If so, what must be done?

How to Treat Business Website Costs for Tax Purposes

These days, most businesses have websites. But surprisingly, the IRS hasn’t issued formal guidance on when website costs can be deducted.

3 Tax Breaks for Small Businesses

Sometimes, bigger isn’t better: Your small- or medium-sized business may be eligible for some tax breaks that aren’t available to larger businesses. Here are some examples.

The Dividends-Received Deduction: Is Your Corporation Eligible?

There’s a valuable tax deduction available to a C corporation when it receives dividends. The “dividends-received deduction” is designed to reduce or eliminate an extra level of tax on dividends received by a corporation. As a result, a corporation will typically be taxed at a lower rate on dividends than on capital gains.

Are You Reporting More Income on Your Partnership Tax Return Than You Receive in Cash?

Are you a partner in a business? You may have come across a puzzling situation. In a given year, you may be taxed on more partnership income than was distributed to you from the partnership in which you’re a partner.

Closing Your Doors? Don’t Forget Your Tax Obligations

Sadly, many businesses have been forced to shut down recently due to the pandemic and the economy. If this is your situation, there are several tax responsibilities that must be addressed.

Your 2022 Tax Calendar: Q3 Deadlines for Businesses & Employers

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines impacting businesses and other employers during the third quarter of 2022. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you.

How to Apply the Research Credit Against Payroll Taxes

Here’s an interesting option if your small company or start-up business is planning to claim the research tax credit. Subject to limits, you can elect to apply all or some of any research tax credits that you earn against your payroll taxes instead of your income tax. This payroll tax election may influence some businesses to undertake or increase their research activities. On the other hand, if you’re engaged in or are planning to engage in research activities without regard to tax consequences, be aware that some tax relief could be in your future.

Relief for Business Travelers: Standard Milage Reimbursements Increasing July 1st

Business owners are aware that the price of gas is historically high, which has made their vehicle costs soar. The average nationwide price of a gallon of unleaded regular gas on June 17 was $5, compared with $3.08 a year earlier, according to the AAA Gas Prices website. A gallon of diesel averaged $5.78 a gallon, compared with $3.21 a year earlier.