How to File a Small Business Tax Extension

tax extensionFiling an extension on your small business tax return is completely acceptable – as long as you follow the IRS’ guidelines. The date by which you must file for an extension depends on the type of small business you own.

One of the most important things to keep in mind when deciding if you’ll file for a tax extension is the fact that you must still pay quarterly estimated taxes by the original due date of the return. In other words, the paperwork can be late, but the money can’t. Continue reading “How to File a Small Business Tax Extension”

Top 7 Most Missed Small Business Deductions

small business deductionsAs April 15th rears its inevitable head, your small business deductions are probably moving from their home on the procrastination shelf to the very forefront of your mind. Many small business owners miss out on some seriously lucrative write-offs each year, either because they simply aren’t aware of them, or because they assume they don’t qualify for them. Continue reading “Top 7 Most Missed Small Business Deductions”

Interview with LiveCA Virtual Accounting Service

Whoever said that meeting with your accountant had to involve pushing papers across a mahogany desk clearly hasn’t realized it’s 2013. People don’t always have time to physically meet with their accountants, and digital tools make such meetings obsolete.

That’s why Josh Zweig decided to start LiveCA earlier this year.  Josh is a certified Canadian Chartered Accountant and has years of experience helping small business owners navigate tax legislation and accounting practices.

This week our Marketing Manager, Mike Hourigan, sat down with Josh to chat about virtual accounting and why it’s a great option for small businesses.

Have you ever used a virtual accountant? Tell us about your experience in the comments!

Stay Organized,
The Shoeboxed Team