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Tax/Personal Finance

The tax facts and strategies thatevery small business owner needs to know

Owning a small business is a big responsibility. While many small business owners seek to improve their bottom line, few realize all the ways that both current and new tax laws can help them do so. With J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2009, you'll quickly discover how.

Written in a straightforward and accessible style, this reliable resource offers a complete overview of small business tax planning and provides you with the information needed to make tax-smart decisions throughout the year. Focusing on strategies that help you use deductions and tax credits effectively, shield business income, and maximize other aspects of small business taxes, this practical guide will show you how your actions in business today can affect your bottom line from a tax perspective tomorrow.

In this fully updated volume, you'll find:

  • Detailed coverage of the newest tax laws and IRS rules

  • Planning strategies that can help you run a tax-smart business all year long

  • Comprehensive information on each deductible expense, including dollar limits and record-keeping requirements

  • Clear instructions on where to report income and claim deductions on your tax forms

  • Help with state taxes and a guide to information returns you may need to file

  • Sample forms and checklists to help you prepare for tax time

  • Access to a free online supplement to this book, which contains up-to-the-minute tax changes

Synopsis:

J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2009contains a complete overview of

small business tax planning, and outlines the tax facts and approaches needed to maximize deductions and reduce payments to the IRS on 2008 returns and beyond.

Small Business Taxes 2009 is divided into four parts:

  • Organization
  • Business income and losses
  • Business deductions and credits
  • Tax planning for small businesses

Synopsis:

While many small business owners seek to improve their bottom line, few realize all the ways that tax laws can help them do so. J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2009 gives you a complete overview of small business tax planning in an accessible manner. Focusing on strategies that help you use deductions and tax credits effectively, shield business income, and maximize other aspects of small business taxes, this valuable guide will show you how your actions in business today can affect your bottom line from a tax perspective tomorrow.

About the Author

Barbara Weltman is an attorney and a nationally recognized expert in taxation for small businesses, as well as the author of many top-selling books on taxes and finance. She is also an experienced writer and has been featured in many media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, Inc.com, Bloomberg TV, CNN, and CNBC, and is host of her own radio show, Build Your Business. Sign up for her free e-newsletter and daily tips at www.barbaraweltman.com.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction.

Part 1: Organization.

1. Business Organization.

2. Tax Year and Accounting Methods.

3. Recordkeeping for Business Income and Deductions.

Part 2: Business Income and Losses.

4. Income or Loss from Business Operations.

5. Capital Gains and Losses.

6. Gains and Losses from Sales of Business Property.

Part 3: Business Deductions and Credits.

7. Employee Compensation: Salary, Wages, and Employee Benefits.

8. Travel and Entertainment Expenses.

9. Car and Truck Expenses.

10. Repairs, Maintenance, and Energy Improvements.

11. Bad Debts.

12. Rents.

13. Taxes and Interest.

14. First-Year Expensing, Depreciation, Amortization, and Depletion.

15. Advertising Expenses.

16. Retirement Plans.

17. Casualty and Theft Losses.

18. Home Office Deductions.

19. Medical Coverage.

20. Deductions for Farmers.

21. Domestic Production Activities Deduction.

22. Miscellaneous Business Deductions.

23. Roundup of Tax Credits.

Part 4: Tax Planning For Your Small Business.

24. Income and Deduction Strategies.

25. Tax Strategies for Opening or Closing a Business.

26. Tax Strategies for a Sideline Business.

27. Tax Strategies for Multiple Businesses.

28. Alternative Minimum Tax.

29. Other Taxes.

30. Filing Income Tax Returns and Paying Taxes.

Appendix A. Information Returns.

Appendix B. Checklist of Tax-Related Corporate Resolutions.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470284995
Subtitle:
Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line
Publisher:
Wiley
Author:
Weltman, Barbara
Subject:
Taxation - General
Subject:
Small Business - General
Subject:
Personal Finance - Taxation
Subject:
Taxation - Small Business
Subject:
Small Business
Subject:
Taxation
Subject:
Small business -- Taxation.
Subject:
Small business -- Taxation -- United States.
Subject:
Personal Finance / Consumer Tax
Copyright:
Series:
J. K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes: Your Complete Guide to a Betterbottom Line
Publication Date:
November 2008
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
9.50x6.00x1.50 in. 1.56 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2009contains a complete overview of

small business tax planning, and outlines the tax facts and approaches needed to maximize deductions and reduce payments to the IRS on 2008 returns and beyond.

Small Business Taxes 2009 is divided into four parts:

  • Organization
  • Business income and losses
  • Business deductions and credits
  • Tax planning for small businesses

"Synopsis" by , While many small business owners seek to improve their bottom line, few realize all the ways that tax laws can help them do so. J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2009 gives you a complete overview of small business tax planning in an accessible manner. Focusing on strategies that help you use deductions and tax credits effectively, shield business income, and maximize other aspects of small business taxes, this valuable guide will show you how your actions in business today can affect your bottom line from a tax perspective tomorrow.
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