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Are Your Books Ready for Tax Prep?

3 MIN READ With 2020 officially in the rearview mirror (see ya never!) and our sights set on 2021, it's time to start thinking about fresh starts, new beginnings, and, of course,...

5 Bookkeeping Items to Double-Check Before Finalizing Your Tax Return

3 MIN READ Getting ready to finalize your tax return? STOP! Before you call it done, double-check these five things to make sure your return is really ready to be filed. #1. Are...

1099 FAQs: What Small Business Owners Need to Know

Click here to find an updated version of this blog. Here at XYPN Books, we receive a lot of questions from small business owners about 1099s. A LOT. And we’re happy to answer...

Are Entertainment Expenses Tax-Deductible?

3 MIN READ Remember the good old days when you could take a client out for a round of golf and then deduct the expense from your tax bill? Well those days are now a thing of the...

How to Determine Who Receives a 1099

When it comes to 1099s, many business owners find themselves in a guessing game, wondering what exactly the rules and requirements are. This is a dangerous game to play because...

Employee versus Independent Contractor: What's the Difference?

5 MIN READ Employer misclassification of their employees as independent contractors is a widespread problem in the United States. The IRS estimates that employers have...

8 Bookkeeping Bad Habits to Kick to the Curb

*Estimated Read Time: 9 1/2 Minutes Being a business owner is hard work. You’re constantly working to grow your client base, market your services, finetune the work you do, adjust...

How Financial Advisors Should Prepare for Tax Season

Tax season is a busy time for advisors and their clients. You may be checking in with people, helping them get organized, and connecting with their CPA. However, just because...

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