Working For Yourself

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323707
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Self employed? Or ready to be your own boss? This book is for you! Working for Yourself provides all the legal and tax information you need to start your business off on the right foot--and run it successfully. Whether you're an independent contractor, freelancer, consultant, or considering self-employment, it all adds up to the same thing: you need to be more aware of laws and taxes than the average person. Get all the information you need to know to: obtain necessary permits and licenses determine how much to charge your clients write legally binding contracts and avoid unfair ones qualify for independent contractor tax treatment make the most of your tax deductions and comply with strict IRS rules get benefits (including health coverage) and insurance keep accurate records in case you get audited, and make sure you’re paid in full and on time. The 10th edition is completely revised to provide the up-to-date information you need, including recent changes in tax law and business practices (from pricing services to buying insurance).

Tax Guide For Gig Workers

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 141332603X
Size: 38.64 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: 27.66 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: 80.38 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.

Working With Independent Contractors

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323839
Size: 23.93 MB
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Working With Independent Contractors is a must-own for anyone who currently employs or is considering working with an independent contractor. People who want to or already do work with independent contractors will buy this book because it guides them through each component of the independent contractor arrangement and shows them in detail how to avoid legal troubles related to it.

Tax Deductions For Professionals

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324614
Size: 45.64 MB
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The book is organized into practical, easy-to-use categories of the most commonly-used business deductions for professionals who own their practice. It covers start-up expenses, health care costs, continuing education, professional fees, home office, and more.

Deduct It

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413325718
Size: 30.13 MB
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Reduce your taxes Completely updated for 2017 returns! Deduct It! shows you how to maximize your business deductions quickly, easily and legally. Easy to read and full of real-world examples, Deduct It! will pay for itself many times over. It covers deductions for: start-up and operating expenses travel, meals, and entertainment home offices medical expenses under Obamacare equipment and inventory and more. Deduct It! shows you how to avoid problems with the IRS, such as having your business classified as a hobby. Whether your enterprise is just starting or well established, this book is indispensable to your financial success. 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.

Trademark

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413326668
Size: 35.81 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.

Every Landlord S Tax Deduction Guide

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324673
Size: 72.60 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. With this book, you will learn about: depreciation, casualty and theft losses, start-up expenses, and other common landlord deductions IRS rules on deducting repairs and improvements vacation home tax rules, and proper record keeping and accounting, and much more. The book also covers landlord tax classifications, reporting rental income, hiring workers, and deducting rental losses. 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. This edition is updated and revised to cover tax rules for Airbnb-type rentals.

Every Airbnb Host S Tax Guide

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781413327175
Size: 70.20 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.