Understand your company’s tax responsibilities.

Taxes are unavoidable. Fortunately, they are simple to prepare for. The best way to accomplish this is to educate yourself on your company’s tax obligations, maintain accurate records, and set aside revenue (or pay ahead in quarterly taxes).

Paying taxes as a small business is a little more difficult than paying taxes as an individual. The amount and type of taxes you file will be determined by several factors, including your company’s legal structure, whether you have employees (and how many), and whether you collect sales tax.

Tax obligation and collection is a particularly tedious aspect of accounting. We strongly advise you to work with a professional to ensure that your company is following proper procedures and laws.

The tax laws are very complex. Our short blog articles cannot cover in full all the nuances of the rules. Your specific facts may hold various opportunities and possible risks that only trained, experienced, and highly qualified tax specialists can spot. We encourage you to find such help, rather than trying to figure it all out on your own. Consider giving this marketplace a try by posting your project and signing up here.

If you are a licensed tax professional and are interested in helping others either part or full-time, or ad hoc, come on in! Happy to have you. Our marketplace has the full suite of tools to communicate with clients including compliance calendars, task and message management, and billing. You can also quickly connect to knowledgeable colleagues who can complement your services with the ones you do not provide. Register here.