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: 28.82 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
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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.

Deduct It

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 141332682X
Size: 74.82 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.

Working With Independent Contractors

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323839
Size: 57.20 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: 1413326544
Size: 26.31 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 the many tax deductions available to professionals. Find out how to deduct: start-up expenses medical expenses 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. The 15th edition is updated to cover changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Every Nonprofit S Tax Guide

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413326684
Size: 69.59 MB
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The essential tax reference book for every nonprofit Nonprofits enjoy privileges not available to other organizations. But these privileges come at a price: Nonprofits must comply with special IRS rules and regulations to maintain their tax-exempt status. Practical, comprehensive, and easy to understand, Every Nonprofit’s Tax Guide explains ongoing and annual IRS compliance requirements for nonprofits, including: a detailed look at Form 990 line-by-line instructions for Form 990-EZ conflicts of interest and compensation rules charitable giving rules unrelated taxable business income rules lobbying and political activity restrictions nonprofit bookkeeping, and other key tax rules. Whether you are just starting your nonprofit or are well established, you’ll find all the information you need to avoid the most common issues nonprofits run into with the IRS. Updated to include new rules that affect nonprofits under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, effective in 2018.

Legal Forms For Starting Running A Small Business

Author: Fred S. Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324878
Size: 71.57 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.

Trademark

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413326668
Size: 49.67 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: 1413325696
Size: 62.24 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.