BN.com Gift Guide

The Learning Annex Presents Small Business Basics: Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line

Overview

The Learning Annex Presents Small Business Basics

If you're a small business owner, you probably dedicate the majority of your time to the day-to-day activities that keep your company up and running. After all, why should you have to worry about taxes or other financial issues when you can hire someone else to handle them? The answer is simple: you, not your accountant or financial advisor, run the business. And if you truly want to be ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (13) from $1.99   
  • New (7) from $3.75   
  • Used (6) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

The Learning Annex Presents Small Business Basics

If you're a small business owner, you probably dedicate the majority of your time to the day-to-day activities that keep your company up and running. After all, why should you have to worry about taxes or other financial issues when you can hire someone else to handle them? The answer is simple: you, not your accountant or financial advisor, run the business. And if you truly want to be successful, you need to understand how your actions in business today can affect your bottom line tomorrow.

If you want to make more tax-efficient financial decisions for your business, The Learning Annex Presents Small Business Basics can show you how. This accessible guide provides useful and authoritative advice that will help you save time and money throughout the year.

Topics discussed include:
* Organizing your business—from S Corporations and C Corporations to Sole Proprietorships and Limited Liability Companies
* Income and losses—from business operations to the sale of business property
* Business deductions and credits—from home office deductions and advertising expenses to rent and retirement plans

As a small business owner, each decision you make is important. With The Learning Annex Presents Small Business Basics as your guide, you'll quickly discover how to make tax-savvy decisions that will improve your overall business.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471714033
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/19/2005
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.08 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Meet the Author

BARBARA WELTMAN, an attorney, is a nationally recognized expert in taxation for small businesses. She has written extensively on tax, finance, and estate planning. Barbara is an experienced writer and is quoted regularly in major publications, including the New York Times and Bottom Line/Personal. She is also frequently featured on CNN and CNBC. Visit her Web site at www.bwideas.com and subscribe to her newsletter.

THE LEARNING ANNEX is the largest alternative adult-education organization in the United States. It offers short, inexpensive courses on personal growth, business and career opportunities, showbiz and media, health and healing, sports and fitness, spirituality, relationships, and technology, among many other subjects.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction.

PART 1: ORGANIZATION.

Chapter 1: Business Organization.

Chapter 2: Tax Year and Accounting Methods.

Chapter 3: Recordkeeping for Business Income and Deductions.

PART 2: BUSINESS INCOME AND LOSSES.

Chapter 4: Income or Loss from Business Operations.

Chapter 5: Capital Gains and Losses.

Chapter 6: Gains and Losses from Sales of Business Property.

PART 3: BUSINESS DEDUCTIONS AND CREDITS.

Chapter 7: Car and Truck Expenses.

Chapter 8: Repairs and Maintenance.

Chapter 9: Bad Debts.

Chapter 10: Rents.

Chapter 11: Taxes and Interest.

Chapter 12: First-Year Expensing and Depreciation, Amortization, and Depletion.

Chapter 13: Retirement Plans.

Chapter 14: Casualty and Theft Losses.

Chapter 15: Home Office Deductions.

Chapter 16: Medical Coverage and Other Deductions.

Chapter 17: Deductions for Alternative Minimum Tax.

Chapter 18: Roundup of Tax Credits.

Index.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)