Capital loss deductions can come in handy when you take a loss on an investment. Unfortunately, you cannot take a capital loss on a personal residence. Find out why. Read More
Now that the year is halfway over, it’s a good idea to reflect on your finances, and look ahead to the coming months. As you arrange your finances for the second half of the year, here are some tax tips to incorporate: Read More
Question: I am running my business from my house. How do I claim a home office deduction on my taxes?

Answer: Starting in the 2013 tax year, the IRS has introduced the Simplified Option for Home Office Deduction, which allows for a standard deduction of $5 per square foot of home used for busin Read More
Small business owners need to understand taxable wages before they can run payroll and withhold the correct amount from an employee’s paycheck. Read More
Small business owners who utilize payroll companies or other individuals to file their payroll taxes can now check to be sure their payroll deposits have been made. Read More
There are those who feel that taxpayers should have a little more direct say in how revenues should be spent. Do you think taxpayers should have a say in where their tax dollars go? Read More
States can fund infrastructure, healthy, public safety, education, and more. But are the services you receive worth what you pay in taxes? Read More
There is a federal gas tax and a state gas tax and the federal gas tax hasn't been raised in 20 years. Would a gas tax hike raise gas prices? Read More
A relative of mine recently found out that his tax preparer was engaging in some shady practices. Now he’s being audited, and the tax preparer is refusing to represent him — unless he pays even more. Apparently there is a rash of poor tax preparers that can land you in hot water. Read More
Lessons learned from your 2013 tax return. Nellie Akalp, CEO of, shares some tips on lessons learned from 2013 tax return and how to can change your 2014 return in this post on Small Business Trends. Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …

Steve Chou: BizSugar Contributor of the Week

We're pleased to welcome Steve Chou, BizSugar "Contributor of the Week" on Facebook to the list of BizSugar members … More
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