Category Archives for "Entrepreneurs"

7 Steps to a Financially Healthy Year End

There’s more to preparing for the end of the year financially than determining whether it’s time to hire a CPA. Getting the books ready is not enough. To prepare your business and yourself for the tax season and the coming year, there are seven steps every creative entrepreneur should take. Gather all the documentation  The best […]

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Three Things You Need to Know About Hiring a CPA

As we near the end of the year, many people begin to think about to-do lists for the early part of the next year. Often, these thoughts will include preparing for taxes. If you’re starting to see some growth in your speaking or writing business, you might be wondering if it’s time to hire a tax […]

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How Do I Know if I Have a Business?

 Every month, I will highlight a common question I get from my tax and accounting clients. Since so many of my clients are creative entrepreneurs, I’ve come across some doozies. This month, I’m tackling one of the more common questions I get from newer owners or fledgling enterprises: How do I know if I have a […]

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Everything you need to know about 1099s

As the year-end approaches, this is the best time to start thinking about how to prepare for tax season. One aspect of taxes that far too many business owners forget about it issuing 1099s for contractors. This article will give you all the information you need to do it right, and will even help you […]

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Know Your Why

It may seem counterintuitive, but providing great products or amazing services is not the most important aspects of your role as a business owner. Neither is being a spectacular salesperson or an appreciated manager. While these skills can advance the popularity of your brand, and can increase your bottom line, none of them are as […]

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