Save Money While Increasing Quality of Life
Dec04

Save Money While Increasing Quality of Life

While we are each unique individuals, there is one trait that humans, for the most part, share. We want to keep as much of our hard-earned money where it belongs… in our pocket. However, when this desire gets in the way of your ability to live a high quality of life, frugality can defeat its own purpose. The good news is that, with a bit of creativity, you can save money while increasing the quality of your life. Current estimates...

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Tax Deduction Tips for Lawn Care Professionals
Sep13

Tax Deduction Tips for Lawn Care Professionals

As a business owner, you’re out to make money, not let it slip through your fingers. However, what many don’t understand is that there are numerous deductions available for lawn care professionals to take advantage of. Whether you’ve been in business for years or are just starting up, it’s important to take some time to understand the various options available to you to ensure you keep as much money as you can where it belongs- in...

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Get More From Your Tax Return
Mar14

Get More From Your Tax Return

It’s that time of year again. People are receiving their W-2’s in the mail and going through receipts to see what they can get a credit for or get deducted from their taxes. My husband is a business owner and tax time is stressful for him. He has hundreds of receipts to go through to look for anything that can be a deduction, he has to get all of his business paperwork in order, and it just always seems like a huge mess. Even though...

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When Buying Abroad: Property Tax Deductions In Australia

Many investors in Australia have made small fortunes from negative gearing investment properties, a practice where an investor borrows money to acquire an investment property. The net loss can be balanced by other income, effectively lowering the payable tax on proceeds from that investment. Basically, the investor is banking on its gross income to exceed the cost of owning and managing the property. While there’s a degree of risk...

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Sales Tax 101 for Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs
May05

Sales Tax 101 for Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

If you’ve never run a retail or service business, you may wonder how sales tax works on the proprietor’s side of things. The tax money that businesses collect has no way of going straight to the government when a customer makes a purchase, and businesses are able to use the sales tax money they collect for their own needs in the short term. However, the government does require that a store, restaurant or other type of...

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