If You Have Filed Your Taxes, Good Job!! If You Haven’t, Here are Some Last Minute Tips!

Are You Claiming All of Your Tax-Deductible Business Expenses for 2015? Haven’t completed your 2015 taxes yet? You’re cutting it close. Don’t short-change yourself on business expenses, though. If you’ve been in business for several years, you have a pretty … read more

Did You Get a Letter From The IRS?

Why You Might Get a Letter from the IRS, and What to Do Don’t panic: It isn’t necessarily bad news. But you may need to deal with it. Getting a letter actually addressed to you personally is becoming a thing … read more

QuickBooks Training at Lewis & Clark Community College

QuickBooks training at Lewis & Clark Community College This Spring Vicki Borror will be teaching classes at Lewis and Clark Community College. She will be offering three QuickBooks’ classes through the Corporate and Community Learning program. All three classes will … read more

15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently

Over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs were asked: “What is your number one secret to productivity?” Their answers were coded into 15 unique ideas. I have condensed the list below, but … read more

All About Tax Returns

All About Past Due Tax Returns Taxpayers neglect to file returns for countless reasons. If you’re one of them, here’s what you need to know. Believe it or not, there are individuals who don’t file tax returns even though they’re … read more

Mileage Rate Changes for 2016

The IRS has adjusted the mileage rate for 2016. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2016, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be: 54 cents per mile for business miles driven, … read more

Do You Need to File Form 1099s?

There are a number of situations where you’ll have to create and/or file Form 1099s. Are you affected? If you’ve been sending Form 1099s for years, you’re probably already working on them or have completed them. If you receive them … read more

Warnings on New Tax Scams

According to the IRS tax scammers now vary their cons.  Crooks now pretend to be from the IRS, offer fake badge numbers, and warn that if back taxes and penalties are not paid right now you will be arrested.  The … read more

Year-End Bookkeeping Checklist

As the end of the year approaches you might be overwhelmed just thinking about getting your books in order.  If you are like most small businesses and submit your information to a CPA to prepare your Federal Taxes, the more … read more

Notes on Filing an Amended Tax Return

Oops!  Did you determine that you made an error on an income tax return that you already filed?  It’s not unusual.  That’s why the IRS has a special form that will fix it. Maybe a 1099 that you had forgotten … read more