tax preparation

Tax Document Checklist: What to Gather Before Doing Your Taxes

Don't wait until the last minute start collecting your tax documents and receipts. Instead, get everything together early with this checklist.

When You Should Fire Your Accountant

A bad accountant can cost you extra money, give you bad advice, and even get you in trouble with the IRS. Here's how to know when to switch.

10 Cheap, Tasty Wines to Get You Through Tax Season

Doing your taxes isn't fun, but it can be much more enjoyable with a bottle of wine. Try one of these delicious options that offer big flavor at a small price.

3 Reasons to Hire a Tax Professional (Even If You Don't Mind the Work)

Even if you like doing your own taxes, there are still good reasons to go to a professional. Learn how an accountant can save you both money and stress.

Writing Off Losses on Your Taxes

Paying less in taxes can help take some of the sting out of business losses...as long as you meet the requirements.

Five Easy Steps to Keeping Track of Expenses for the Self-Employed

I have had as many as five separate businesses at once to keep track of, including proper accounting of expenses for tax purposes. And it takes me no more than 5 minutes per wee