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Cryptocurrency Taxes 101: What You Need to Know About Filing Virtual Currency on Your 2022 Taxes

What is cryptocurrency and how does it impact your taxes?   As more people are investing in cryptocurrency, how complex can this get if they do their own taxes? What are some factors they need to keep in mind? While cryptocurrency (crypto) investors were expected to meet the same reporting standards when it came to […]

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Quick Wins for Your Tax Return: Easy to Miss Tax Deductions

What are a few items people tend to miss when they do their taxes, whether filling out their tax form themselves or using a tax software?   Medical expenses (if they are significant). The IRS allows you to deduct unreimbursed expenses for preventative care, treatment, surgeries, and dental and vision care as qualifying medical expenses. […]

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The IRS Makes Eliminating Tax Debts Easier with New Offer in Compromise Rule

If you have significant tax debt, cleaning it up may be the ultimate holiday gift that you can give to yourself as a freelance business owner. Not only will it put you more in control of your finances, it will also free you from paying burdensome interest, penalties, and fines related to back taxes. One […]

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DIY Self-employed Taxes vs. Hiring a Tax Professional in 2022

Have you been hemming and hawing on whether or not to hire a professional to do your taxes? Has there been a large change in your life that has impacted your finances or maybe you just aren't sure what you are doing? Read through some commonly asked questions and changes and then make your decision. […]

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Moving & Taxes: Your Questions Answered

Are you thinking of moving or doing business in another state? Read through to get some quick answers to your tax questions. What tax implications should someone consider if they are moving from one state to another? What records would they need to show, if any? From a business perspective for self-employed individuals, if you […]

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Business Meals are Fully Tax Deductible this Year

If your freelance business reimburses contractors for meals consumed while traveling, you can now deduct the per diem portion of meal expenses at 100% according to new guidance from the IRS which covers tax years 2021 and 2022. If you are planning to take a client out for a holiday meal, remember that as part […]

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Serious About Scaling with Crypto? The New Infrastructure Bill Shows the IRS is Serious About It, Too.

Given that the new infrastructure bill mainly allocates funding for public works projects, you may not be aware that the bill also puts in place new reporting requirements for individuals trading and using cryptocurrency which begin January 1, 2023. While cryptocurrency (crypto) investors were expected to meet the same reporting standards when it came to […]

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Reduce Your 2021 Freelance Taxes? Charitable Gift Deductions May Help

It’s a great feeling to be able to help others—and it’s even better if you get some added benefit, too. This is the kind of win-win situation that The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020 made possible by allowing tax payers to deduct up to $600 of charitable contribution regardless of whether […]

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Using the Employee Retention Credit? The New Infrastructure Bill May Cut the Benefits Early

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is heading to President Biden’s desk to be signed and when it is, it may mean that the Employee Retention Credit will be terminated earlier than the original guidance issued by the IRS. This means that the infrastructure legislation ends the employee retention credit (ERC) early, making wages paid […]

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Payment Processing Systems: The Key to Faster Cash Flow for Freelance Businesses

Cash flow is the lifeblood of any business. For self-employed freelancers this is particularly true. If you are a mobile freelancer operating a business model that require you to go on-site to service your clients you need a payment solution that will go with you. If you operate an e-commerce business or accept online payments […]

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