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March 19th, 2008

A Spree…All For Free(?)…With A Tax Rebate

We’ve been discussing, here at the Business Channel, after Jennifer Hofmann at MyOrganizedBiz initiated a tax rebate daydream meme, how we’d spend ours.  Most have been assuming $600, but is appears in some cases it may only be $300. 
Supposedly it’s all for free.  However, somewhere, somehow, and by someone, the money will have to be paid.  […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

January 26th, 2008

Will Your Business Be Affected By Tax Rebates?

With this talk about tax rebates to stimulate the economy in the United States, do you wonder how it will affect your home business?
If the rebates do go through, who will pay for them? There’s no free lunch, much as some people think there is. Someone has to pay.
So will our taxes eventually go up […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 4 comments

January 13th, 2008

Win Free Tax Software For Your Home Business Tax Horror Story

Tax time is approaching so you’ll want to get all your facts and figures together.  Kelly Erb at Taxgirl is sponsoring a contest, Win Free Tax Software on Taxgirl, with the prize being software from TaxAct for five lucky winners.
All you need to do is post your tax horror story in the comments section of Kelly’s […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

December 31st, 2007

Top Stories At The b5 Business Channel for 2007

2007…..2007…..BEST AT THE BUSINESS CHANNEL….2007…..2007
Bloggers at b5media’s Business Channel compiled their top business stories for 2007, coming up with a great round-up at Taxgirl, 123+ Top Business Stories of 2007.
Among them was our selection of posts by Yvonne Russell and Mary Emma Allen:
Home Biz Notes rounds out the year with five popular posts including Mary […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

December 30th, 2007

Tax Time Approaching For Home Business Owners

With the end of the year in sight, our minds will be turning to taxes…at least for individuals and business owners in the United States.  What can we still deduct, purchase, invest?
Kelly Phillips Erb at Taxgirl has some answers to tax questions in Ask the Taxgirl: Blogging Reviews .  As blogging reviewers, product testers, book reviewers, […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

December 17th, 2007

Taking The Tax Temperature of Your Home Business

Where do you stand taxwise in your home business?  Have you been keeping up to date on taxes, insurances, and other planning? 
Now is a good time to take the “tax temperature” of your business and determine whether there is anything you can do in the remaining days of the year.  It’s also time to look […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

November 18th, 2007

Tax Time Is Coming for Home Businesses!

The end of 2007 is approaching faster than most of us would like to think about…and that means we must consider wrapping things up taxwise.
Kelly, at Taxgirl, will be answering year end tax questions about charitable donations, individual tax planning or reporting.  For submitting your question, Ask the Taxgirl.
Tags: home+based+business, Home+biz+notes, home+business+taxes, Kelly+Phillips+Erb, tax+filing, Tax+girl, taxes

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By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

September 28th, 2007

More About Tax Deductions for Home Business Owners

Kelly, at Taxgirl, gives us something to think about today on her Fix the Tax Code Friday question.  She extends the discussion about deductions that she initiated on her Problogger guest post.
Should there be a separate Standard Deduction alternative for self-employed persons?
She also has another very good post on deductions for home businesses here….  Some of […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

September 27th, 2007

Tax Deduction Advice for Home Businesses

“What can businesses deduct?” Kelly Phillips Erb, from Taxgirl, says is one of the most frequent inquiries she receives.
Kelly has answered this in a guest post at Problogger, 46 Tax Deductions that Bloggers Often Overlook.  Even though this post is directed at bloggers (one type of home business), most of the deductions are applicable for any home business…whether […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

August 31st, 2007

Home Biz Notes to Participate in “Jump Start Your Business”

Coming in September the b5media Business Channel will sponsor a “Jump Start Your Business” contest.  Keep tuned for details as everything becomes finalized.  There will be numerous prizes and business advice offered.
Kelly at Taxgirl has some details, with more forthcoming there and at the other Business Channel blogs shortly.
Tags: business+blog, contest, home+biz, Home+biz+notes, Home+business, Jump+Start+Your+Business+contest, […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments