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Self-employed? When to graduate from sole proprietorship

June 8, 2011

When Darin Edmonds started Waterproofing Solutions, Inc. earlier this year he knew making a go of it wouldn’t be easy in a struggling economy. But he was determined to get things off on the right foot, and to him part of doing that was putting a wall between his personal and business assets by setting up a Subchapter S Corporation.

It’s Tax Day: Do you know where your tax return is?

April 18, 2011

kelly erb— Kelly Phillips Erb is a small business owner and practicing tax attorney at the Erb Law Firm in Philadelphia. She is also the author of the popular Tax Girl blog. The views expressed are her own. —

What is tax deductible for small business?

April 15, 2011
A woman fills out an income tax form in New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A woman fills out an income tax form in New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar

— Stephanie Rabiner is a contributor to FindLaw’s Free Enterprise blog. FindLaw is a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. —

Common budget mistakes for tech startups

April 15, 2011
A call centre personnel uses a calculator as she answers a call from a investor at an online brokerage company in Tokyo October 23, 2008. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

A call center employee uses a calculator in Tokyo. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

— Ed Buchholz is the co-founder and CEO of 60mo, a cloud-based financial services company catering to small business owners. The views expressed are his own. —

The right way to do home office deductions

March 31, 2011

— Stephanie Rabiner is a contributor to FindLaw’s Free Enterprise blog. FindLaw is a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. —

5 small business tax writeoffs for 2010

March 4, 2011

Jason Beahm is a contributor to FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared on FindLaw’s Free Enterprise blog. —

You’re getting audited – now what?

March 3, 2011

— Charley Moore is the founder and chairman of Rocket Lawyer Incorporated. He advises both early stage companies, large enterprises and their investors on strategic partnering and corporate development strategy. The views expressed are his own. —

10 small business tax mistakes that will cost you

February 15, 2011

Donna Fenn has more than 20 years experience writing about entrepreneurship and small business trends. She is the author of “Upstarts: How Gen Y Entrepreneurs are Rocking the World of Business and 8 Ways You Can Profit From Their Success“. This article originally appeared on BNET. The views expressed are her own. —

from Reuters Money:

Kill the mortgage deduction and give it to entrepreneurs

February 11, 2011

Prospective home buyer Jessica Doctoroff (C) visits a condominium for sale with her real estate agent Brenda Bremis in Medford, Massachusetts April 2, 2009.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder  Somehow I don't think President Obama had the home-mortgage interest deduction in mind when he mentioned the U.S. tax code before the U.S. Chamber of Commerce this week.

Top 5 changes for small business in 2011

January 6, 2011

— Jason Beahm is a contributor to FindLaw’s “Free Enterprise” blog. FindLaw is owned by Thomson Reuters. —