Don't Let the IRS Destroy Your Small Business: 76 Mistakes to Avoid

Don't Let the IRS Destroy Your Small Business: 76 Mistakes to Avoid

by Michael Savage
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201311453

ISBN-13: 9780201311457

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: Basic Books


In this lively book, veteran tax attorney Michael Savage provides essential tax advice to small business owners, many of whom pay exorbitant tax fees for mistakes that may have easily been avoided. Without staff attorneys at their disposal, small businesses can get into big financial trouble, not out of dishonesty, but because they don’t know where the…  See more details below

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In this lively book, veteran tax attorney Michael Savage provides essential tax advice to small business owners, many of whom pay exorbitant tax fees for mistakes that may have easily been avoided. Without staff attorneys at their disposal, small businesses can get into big financial trouble, not out of dishonesty, but because they don’t know where the potential tax landmines lie.Concise, practical and irreplaceably instructive, Don’t Let the IRS Destroy Your Small Business covers seventy-six areas of tax law that cause business owners the most trouble, regardless of what business they are in: payroll tax liability, excessive salaries, travel and entertainment expenses, fringe benefits, pension plans, owning multiple companies, and many more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201311457
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.55(d)
Lexile:
1330L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Who Makes the Mistakes and Why?
Ch. 1Interest and Penalties1
Ch. 2Employees4
Ch. 3Independent Contractors16
Ch. 4Salaries, Dividends, and Loans28
Ch. 5Travel and Entertainment Expenses44
Ch. 6Cars, Planes, and Other Fringe Benefits65
Ch. 7Home-Office Deductions77
Ch. 8Deducting Interest on Business Loans88
Ch. 9Retirement Plans102
Ch. 10S Corporations116
Ch. 11Owning More than One Business135
Ch. 12Estate Planning for Small-Business Owners145
Afterword161
Index163

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