There are two types of worker classifications in the United States, an independent contractor and an employee. Do you know where you stand? Prior to the pandemic, it was a little clearer, perhaps, and we all relied on the interpretation of the IRS.
Now with the changes created by COVID-19, many workers are not traveling to their employer’s office. Instead, they work from their homes and submit their work View full post…
Not long after Covid-19 began to spread wildly, companies that were able, changed their operation by having most employees work from their homes. During the month of May, 2020, over 35% of employees were working from home, according to a report published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
This was about a 27% increase over the prior month of February, and it appears that the percentage will continue to rise over the coming months. If you are now classified as a full-time remote employee, you may be wondering if you’ll be able to qualify for the home office tax deduction on your 2020 tax return. View full post…
Posted: January 15, 2021 Under: Income Tax By: Gust Lenglet
Avoid Having Too Much or Too Little Federal Income Tax Withheld if You Review Your Tax Withholding
The Internal Revenue Service today encouraged taxpayers to consider that they review your tax withholding, keeping in mind several factors that could affect potential refunds or taxes they may owe in 2018.
Reviewing the amount of taxes withheld can help taxpayers avoid having too much or too little federal income tax taken from their paychecks. Having the correct amount taken out helps to move taxpayers closer to a zero balance at the end of the year when they file their tax return, which means no taxes owed or refund due.
A fairly new profession, blogging is becoming more and more popular. So much so, that many individuals are making a full time living at it, while others earn minimal amounts. And there are some who just blog because they like to.
Those who have been in the business for a while know that the same tax laws that apply to other occupations apply here also. The purpose of this article is to inform those who are new to blogging and not familiar with the requirements of the tax code.
What form of organization to use for blogging
One of the first decisions to be made is the type of business formation. View full post…
Posted: June 2, 2017 Under: Income Tax By: Gust Lenglet
Self Employed Freelancer – The Simplest Way to Organize
So you want to be a self employed freelancer? Are you familiar with the various expenses that you are able to deduct as a cost of doing business?
Most freelancers operate as a sole proprietorship and file their business operations on a Schedule C on their Form 1040 personal tax return.
Some who are going into business with other freelancers, may form a partnership, a corporation, or an LLC. Each form of organization may have certain benefits over the other, so you need to review that carefully.
Thesole proprietorship is usually the easiest to organize, but at tax time it can present some unusual and potential tax issues. As a sole proprietor, you don’t pay yourself a salary. View full post…
Posted: April 30, 2016 Under: Income Tax By: Gust Lenglet
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