Working For Yourself

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413325823
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The all-in-one legal and tax resource every IC (and gig worker) needs Ready to be your own boss? Whether you’re starting a full-scale consulting business or booking gigs on the side, Working for Yourself provides all the legal and tax information you need in one place. This excellent, well-organized reference will show you how to: decide the best form for your business (sole proprietor, LLC, or other) make sure you’re paid in full and on time pay estimated taxes (and avoid trouble with the IRS) take advantage of all available tax deductions available under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act choose health, property, and other kinds of insurance keep accurate records in case you get audited, and write legally binding contracts and letter agreements. Tired of doing endless web searches for legal and tax information? Want one easy-to-use and authoritative resource for everything you need to start and run your business? This book is for you.

Tax Guide For Gig Workers

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 141332603X
Size: 76.38 MB
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Don’t sweat the IRS! The information you need to minimize your taxes and avoid audits. At least 10% of the American workforce are now gig workers who obtain jobs through online hiring platforms like Uber, Lyft, Upwork, TaskRabbit and many others. Gig workers are typically treated as self-employed, which means their taxes are far more complicated than those of traditional employees. Many gig workers lose valuable deductions or otherwise overpay their taxes or get in trouble with the IRS because they don't understand the tax rules that apply to them. Tax Guide for Gig Workers explains: how a gig worker is classified for tax purposes how to pay self-employment and estimated taxes what deductions to take how to lower their taxes by taking advantage of the new 20% pass-through deduction what records to keep, and more. Whether you drive for Uber or Lyft, code for Upwork clients, or perform paid chores through TaskRabbit, this book gives you the practical information you need to minimize your taxes while avoiding problems with the IRS.

Home Business Tax Deductions

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413325750
Size: 35.21 MB
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Understanding tax deductions is an essential part of any home business—without the money saved by taking deductions, many home businesses couldn’t get started or operate profitably. Home Business Tax Deductions covers all you need to know about the new tax laws to make sure you that you are taking advantage of all the tax deductions to which you are entitled. Practical and organized by chapter into the most commonly used home business tax deductions, this book shows how to plan for and take advantage of the tax breaks available to home business owners. From home office expenses to start-up expenses to health care costs to travel, and meals, this book shows home business owners how to deduct their business-related expenses and pay less to the IRS.

Legal Forms For Starting Running A Small Business

Author: Fred S. Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324878
Size: 66.51 MB
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Most small business owners, can't afford to hire a lawyer to draft the legal documents they need in the course of day-to-day business. Now there's an affordable solution. Legal Forms for Starting & Running a Small Business provides over 60 legal forms and documents and all the step-by-step instructions needed to use them. This collection of essential legal and business documents helps you: create contracts to buy, sell, rent, or store goods hire employees and consultants protect your trade secrets create noncompete agreements prepare an LLC operating agreement borrow and lend money buy a business lease commercial space prepare corporate bylaws record minutes of meetings buy real estate, and and much more. This edition is updated with the latest legal documents, contracts, and other forms you need to run your business smoothly, along with up-to-date best practices for business owners and managers. Legal Forms for Starting & Running a Small Business includes all the information and instructions you need to complete and use your forms effectively.

Tax Deductions For Professionals

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413325734
Size: 45.47 MB
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A tax deduction guide just for professionals. Keep your taxes under control! Architects, lawyers, dentists, chiropractors, doctors, and other licensed professionals are subject to special tax rules. With this book, learn how to pay less to the IRS at tax time by taking advantage of valuable tax deductions you are entitled to take. Find out how to deduct: start-up expenses medical expenses under Obamacare retirement plan contributions continuing education costs vehicles, meals, and travel, and home office expenses. Tax Deductions for Professionals will also help you choose the best legal structure, with detailed information on limited liability companies, partnerships, and professional corporations. This edition includes comprehensive coverage of the new tax law (the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) and how it affects professionals who have a business or are thinking of starting one.

Working With Independent Contractors

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323847
Size: 32.55 MB
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This is your complete guide to hiring independent contractors to meet your business needs, from making sure you comply with state labor and antidiscrimination laws to protecting your intellectual property to drafting and signing agreements. Working With Independent Contractors also has everything you need to know to make sure that any independent contractor you hire is not considered your employee. Lawsuits in this area are very expensive. This book educates employers about how to hire employees legally, without risking legal trouble. With this book you can avoid misclassifying workers and learn how to: create a valid contract assess who qualifies as an independent contractor, and handle an IRS audit Includes key forms, such as Worker Classification Checklist, all downloadable through a special link in the book.

Trademark

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413326668
Size: 22.65 MB
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Protect your business name and logo! Your business name, the names of your key products, and your logos, packaging, and slogans—all of these can function as trademarks that distinguish your business and its services and products. So it’s important to choose your marks carefully and protect them vigilantly. Here, you’ll find the most up-to-date information on how to select and protect a great trademark. Learn how to: choose trademarks that distinguish you from competitors search for marks that might conflict with your own register your mark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office protect your marks from unauthorized use by others resolve trademark disputes outside the courtroom, and create an Internet presence and secure a domain name. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to register and maintain your trademark with the federal government. Thoroughly updated, the 12th edition includes the latest laws and court cases, including the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to allow registration of a “disparaging” phrase.

Deduct It

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 141332682X
Size: 70.32 MB
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Reduce your taxes Deduct It! shows you how to maximize your business deductions—quickly, easily, and legally. Whether your business is just starting or well established, this book is indispensable to your financial success. It covers deductions for: start-up and operating expenses travel and meals home offices medical expenses equipment and inventory and more. Learn about the new tax law and how it affects small business owners, including the new 20% pass-through deduction and changes to entertainment and other business deductions and credits. Easy to read and full of real-world examples, Deduct It! will pay for itself many times over. This edition is completely updated to cover the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Every Landlord S Tax Deduction Guide

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413325696
Size: 62.44 MB
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Maximize your tax deductions Rental real estate provides more tax benefits than almost any other investment. Whether you own a ten-unit rental apartment building or rent a room in your home through Airbnb, you need to know about all the valuable deductions you are entitled to take as a landlord. Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide is the only book that focuses exclusively on IRS rules and deductions for landlords. Find out how to: handle casualty and theft losses distinguish between repairs and improvements deduct home office, car, travel, and meals proper tax records—and much more. The book also covers landlord tax classifications, reporting rental income, hiring workers, and depreciation. Filled with practical advice and real-world examples, Every Landlord’s Tax Deduction Guide will save you money by making sure you owe less to the IRS at tax time. If the tax laws change, we will post updates on a special page on Nolo.com. That way, you’ll always have access to up-to-date information if there are significant changes to the law. All the information in the book remains up-to-date for the 2017 tax year. The changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act all take effect in 2018, except for an increase in bonus depreciation which took effect September 27, 2017. Anyone who purchases the book has access to an update page on the Nolo website specific to this book which explains the 2017 bonus depreciation change and summarizes how the new tax law affects small business owners’ taxes for 2018 and later. A new edition of the book, completely updated for the new tax law, will be published August 1, 2018.

Every Airbnb Host S Tax Guide

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781413327175
Size: 50.35 MB
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Short-term rental hosts are entitled to many valuable deductions and other tax benefits. This book--the first of its kind--shows rental hosts how to take all the deductions to which they are entitled, pay no more tax than is legally required, and stay out of trouble with the IRS.