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Are You Prepared, for a Sales Tax Audit?

April 23, 2019 by OSYB Staff

Perhaps the business is new or it’s been around since the dawn of time, whatever your business longevity, the chances that the Department of Revenue (DOR) will come knocking on your door is a probable reality. When that happens, how ready are you to share your documentation? Intuit QuickBooks shares tips to help you stay […]

The Truth About Payroll Tax Myths

April 18, 2019 by OSYB Staff

Barbara Weltman, guest blogger on Small Business Administration exposes the truth about myths on payroll taxes. The reveals of these common myths are below: Myth: Switching employees over to independent contractors is an easy way to save on payroll taxes. Truth: Though it is true that payroll taxes, along with insurance and benefits apply only […]

When a Good Employee Leaves …

April 16, 2019 by OSYB Staff

Business is good, all the cogs in the wheel are rolling in what feels like a manageable level and you are meeting your marketing goals … it feels just right. Just when you think that a treasured valuable employee comes to you and shares that they will be leaving. How did that happen and what […]

Employee Benefits That Enhance Your Workplace

April 11, 2019 by OSYB Staff

A QuickBooks payroll survey reveals that almost half of the workforce is considering leaving their jobs within the next 2 years. As an employer that should give you quite a pause. Employee Benefit News shares that “It takes about 33% of a worker’s annual salary to hire a replacement if that worker leaves”. Those replacements […]

Self-Employed? Are You Up-to-date on Your Expenses and Tax Deductions?

April 9, 2019 by OSYB Staff

If you are self-employed and filing your 2018 taxes, Intuit QuickBooks shares a list of expenses and tax deductions that you may qualify for depending upon your services or products. When you’re ready to file, you’ll list the majority of your deductions in Part II of your Schedule C (Form 1040). If you have less […]

Do You Have All the Docs for Your 2018 Tax Filing?

April 4, 2019 by OSYB Staff

This tax season will be different and to help you with these changes, Don’t Mess with Taxes has come up with a guideline of documents you should have to meet the 2018 requirements. Keep in mind that this is the first year that filing will be under the extensive new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act […]

Tips to Lower April Stress Levels

April 2, 2019 by OSYB Staff

April can be stressful, so Don’t Mess with Taxes shares 5 tips to lower the boiling point: File an extension,  the moment you know you are not going to be ready for April 15,  or if you live in Maine or Massachusetts, the 17th.  Filing Form 4868 by the April deadline gives you 6 more months […]

Know the Financial Reports that Hold Valuable Information

March 28, 2019 by OSYB Staff

As a business owner, time is a valuable commodity but it is important that you gather vital information from financial reports that you may not have considered to be a priority.  Here are some of the financial reports that Intuit QuickBooks suggests you look at to get a concise picture of your financial status:   […]

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