1099s—The Ins and Outs

Processing 1099s can be confusing and frustrating. Here are some facts you need to know! General Rule: If you pay someone more than $600 in a calendar year for services, not material/product, then you are required to provide a 1099 showing the amount you paid. One tip

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The Tax Benefits of Health Savings Accounts

If you have a high-deductible health insurance plan, you probably know how important it is to have a Health Savings Account (HSA) to save for those medical expenses that come out of your pocket. HSAs offer great tax savings if you qualify.  What’s so good about them? 

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Will You Pay Tax on Your Social Security Benefits?

Some individuals who start drawing social security benefits end up with a nasty surprise come tax time – they owe tax on a portion of these benefits! After all, such benefits were historically exempt from any federal income tax. Times have changed, however, and you need to

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How to Beat Procrastination

Would you call yourself a procrastinator?  If so, you’re not alone, and with our to-do-lists growing daily, the percentage of people who procrastinate chronically has increased over the last few decades. There’s a difference between procrastinating and prioritizing.  Great entrepreneurs know how to put the most important

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Is It Profitable to Blog?

One of the many online marketing options available for businesses is blogging. A blog can act as a company’s daily newspaper, letting customers and followers know the latest news about what’s happening. It can also be a wonderful revenue-generator. As long as the content of your blog

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Cool Apps: Amazon Echo

Did you ever want a secretary that could answer questions all day? While Amazon’s Echo product can’t fetch coffee, it can perform all sorts of digital tasks that come up in daily life at work and at home. The Echo Dot looks like a small speaker that

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