Compliant 1099 Delivery to Your Recipients
Jan09

Compliant 1099 Delivery to Your Recipients

The IRS requires you to deliver 1099 forms to your vendors by January 31st. You may not realize this, but that form is required to be on a physically printed piece of paper. Unless your vendor gives you specific consent otherwise. That requirement doesn’t make a whole lot of sense in our cloud-based digital age. But, it’s the law of the land. The problem is that we’re increasingly seeing companies (and even accountants) emailing PDFs...

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New 1099 Deadlines and Penalties for 2016
Dec15

New 1099 Deadlines and Penalties for 2016

1099 Tax Time is coming. And this year, it’s going to be shorter, more intense, and more costly than ever before. That’s due to two key 1099 changes that come into play for Tax Year 2016. 1099 Change #1 – 1099-MISC Box 7 E-File Deadline Now January 31st In years past, there was a little bit of wiggle room between when you delivered 1099s to your recipients and when you had to file that info to the IRS. Two months of wiggle room...

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Understanding Business Valuations with Mike Blake
Oct29

Understanding Business Valuations with Mike Blake

Since business valuations can be used for everything from small businesses to large corporations to nonprofit organizations, we thought it would be helpful to dig in for a better understanding of the process and procedures for our weekly #QBOchat.

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How to Make Your Accountant Love You

Wouldn’t it be great if your accountant went above and beyond for your business? After all, few know your industry and business model better. Developing a friendlier working relationship is a great first step towards a powerful and beneficial collaboration with your accountant. Ask not what your accountant can do for you, but first, what you can do for your accountant! Have Goals & Objectives Accountants are masters of...

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Leadership Advice From Intuit’s Leslie Barber

  During this week’s #QBOchat we welcomed amazing guest Leslie Barber to share her leadership advice. Leslie Barber is a Small Business Engagement Officer for Intuit and co-founder of NutraBella, the makers of Belly Bar prenatals. As a leader of Intuit’s Small Business Engagement team, she is also a devout small business advocate. During this week’s chat, app developers, small business owners and accountants all gathered to pick...

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Budgeting 101

It’s always important to be budget conscious, but especially so for small businesses. Knowing how to properly budget can be crucial for them, as they often don’t have the fiscal experience and knowledge or deep pockets of larger organizations. But the participants of #QBOchat are here to help! In our latest chat, we discuss insights and tips that can help business owners with some of your budgeting questions and concerns. What advice...

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