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Tax Thursdays: Slapped With a Huge Tax Bill? Here’s What to Do

by Justine Smith | May 9/2013 | high-tax-bill, tax-thursdays
Tax Thursdays: Slapped With a Huge Tax Bill? Here's What to Do

Most people put off filing their taxes to the last minute – not so much out of laziness but out of fear of what’s to come. Small business owners usually have not-so-small tax bills to cover, especially if they don’t prepare for their taxes throughout the year. The question is, what do you do at…


Tax Thursdays: Filing Late? Here’s What You Need To Know

by Justine Smith | April 25/2013 | late-tax-fees, tax-thursdays
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When you work for yourself as a freelancer or business owner, it’s really easy to procrastinate. You call the shots – you make the schedule – you decide when stuff gets done. As great as that is, it can also come to bite you when you realize you’re late on filing your tax return.

This…


Tax Thursdays: Get motivated to do your taxes

by Justine Smith | March 28/2013 | motivated-to-do-taxes, tax-motivation, tax-thursdays, 0
 Tax Thursdays: Get motivated to do your taxes

Tax Thursdays

The tax deadline is fast approaching, have you done your taxes yet?

If you’re anything like me, chances are you need a little pep talk, so here are 5 quick tips to motivate you to complete your taxes:

1. Find out how rich you are

Knowing how much money you made last year provides reassurance…


Tax Thursdays: Can I Expense That? Tech Edition

by Guest Author | February 21/2013 | business-expenses, tax-thursdays, tech-expenses
Tax Thursdays: Can I Expense That? Tech Edition

Welcome back to our “Can I expense that” series for Tax Thursdays. Last time we discussed travel expenses, this time it’s all about…

Tech expenses - what can you deduct?

We no longer live in the days of “Mad Men” when business only happened from 9 to 5 at the office. Most people…


Tax Thursdays: List of Important Tax Dates for 2013

by FreshBooks | January 10/2013 | 2013-tax-deadlines, tax-dates, tax-thursdays
Tax Thursdays: List of Important Tax Dates for 2013

Tax season is upon us, so here’s a quick reference list of all the important tax dates and deadlines for 2013 in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom:

Important U.S. Tax Dates for 2013

Listed below are some of the most important U.S. tax dates in 2013 for small businesses and sole proprietors:


Tax Thursdays: 5 Steps to Getting Your Taxes Together

by Guest Author | January 3/2013 | tax-thursdays, tax-time
Tax Thursdays: 5 Steps to Getting Your Taxes Together

If you are still basking in the glow of holiday joy, the next 5 letters I write may snap you back to reality…

Taxes.

Yes, I said it. And, yes, it is that time of year again. It’s time to get organized. But never fear because taxes aren’t really that daunting of a task, as…


Tax Thursdays! Seven tips for breezing through next tax season

by Guest Author | May 3/2012 | accounting, pat-mccaully, savings, tax-thursdays, taxes
Tax Thursdays! Seven tips for breezing through next tax season

_Welcome to the FreshBooks Tax Thursdays series! We know a lot of small businesses struggle with taxes, so we’re hoping to help make it a little easier by featuring advice from leading accounting professionals every second Thursday from January to April._

__With the tax deadline now passed and the season winding down, many are…


Tax Thursdays! Get ready for the home stretch

by Guest Author | April 12/2012 | accountant, filing-deadline, tax-thursdays, taxes
Tax Thursdays! Get ready for the home stretch

_Welcome to the FreshBooks Tax Thursdays series! We know a lot of small businesses struggle with taxes, so we’re hoping to help make it a little easier by featuring advice from leading accounting professionals every second Thursday from January to April._

__Well, you can’t say I didn’t warn you. In case you missed it,…


6 rules for recognizing bad tax advice

by Guest Author | March 29/2012 | small-biz-finances, tax-thursdays, taxes
6 rules for recognizing bad tax advice

Welcome to the FreshBooks Tax Thursdays series! We know a lot of small businesses struggle with taxes, so we’re hoping to help make it a little easier by featuring advice from leading accounting professionals. Today, Gary Porter gives you some essential rules to test whether the tax advice you’re getting is actually helping or hindering


Tax Thursdays: Paperless Tax Records

by Guest Author | March 15/2012 | cloud, paperless, tax-thursdays, taxes
Tax Thursdays: Paperless Tax Records

_Welcome to the FreshBooks Tax Thursdays series! We know a lot of small businesses struggle with taxes, so we’re hoping to help make it a little easier by featuring advice from leading accounting professionals every second Thursday from January to April. Today Chad Shultz, CPA explains how to set up electronic tax records._

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