23 Jan 2017
Self Employed

Taxes for the Self-Employed – What You Need to Know to Avoid Audits

If you’ve been self-employed for any length of time, then you’ve probably heard the horror stories about fellow business owners being audited.  In fact, the IRS tends to pay close attention to sole proprietorships of all sizes and is particularly tough on businesses that deal mainly in cash. Offering decades of industry experience, the team
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17 Jan 2017
Tax deductions

Top 10 Tax Deductions for Self Employed

It’s no one’s favorite time of the year.  After the New Year, many small business owners start anticipating the dreaded end of the fiscal year, also known as tax season.  And while finding the money to pay Uncle Sam can be tough for the cash-strapped small business owner, there are some ways to minimize the
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11 Dec 2016
W2-vs-Independent-Contractor

Key Differences Between a W-2 and a 1099

As another tax season approaches, you might be wondering about the various responsibilities that await your small business. From deciding what deductions are valid to determining what forms to fill out, the stress level is often high for those who run their own companies. Fortunately, Accurants is here to help. Here are some of the
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30 Nov 2016
Costs Small Business

Costs Of Starting A Small Business

In case you’re having a great idea for a new business but not a lot of funds, you might be wondering if you’ll have any chance of success at all.  You should know that not all types of businesses require much financial resources to start operating. To help you out with your business idea, we’ll
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13 Nov 2016
Importance Small Business

Reasons Why Small Businesses are so Important

You might own a small business and feel overwhelmed by the multinationals you’re competing with.  It can be easy to think that your company doesn’t have a large impact on your country’s economy.  The truth is, however, that small businesses are actually the backbone that the economy is built upon.  Almost half of the total
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