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Resources and Tax Guidance for Retirement Plans for Small Business
IRS Guide to Operating a business with resources such as: Employer ID Number (EIN); Recordkeeping; Business Name Change; Businesses with Employees; Accounting Periods and Methods; What is Taxable and Nontaxable Income?; Filing and Paying Taxes; Estimated Taxes; Business Expenses; Business Tax Credits; Intangibles; Change in Business Structure; Avoiding Problems; Closing a Business; Small Business Resources; Small Business Tax Calendar.
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Tax tips, financial resources, trends and statistics, forms, and more for new and future business owners.
When beginning a business, you must decide what form of business entity to establish. Your form of business determines which income tax return form you have to file. The most common forms of business are the sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and S corporation. A Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a relatively new business structure allowed by state statute. Legal and tax considerations enter into selecting a business structure.
This section briefly discusses a variety of topics that businesses who have employees and/or employers should know. The list should not be construed as all-inclusive. Other steps may be appropriate for your specific type of business.
This section provides procedures for getting out of business, including what forms to file and how to handle additional revenue received or expenses you may incur.
If you are an aspiring entrepreneur and are unsure of which tax publications may be relevant to you, please consult our Starting a Business section, which provides an overview of your federal tax responsibilities. Please note: This list is not all-inclusive, so please visit Forms and Publications for other tax publications. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to open the PDF files.
California doesn't have a great reputation for business, but facts are facts, and those facts state that the Golden State is far and away the best place to launch a new business. Says who? Thousands of new startup employees.
Dr. William J. Perry, former Secretary of Defense discusses lessons in leadership reminding us that a pivotal point in management is realizing that "It's your ship" and your own "crew". Perry draws parallels from his experience in business as an entrepreneur and in the government in various critical technology development roles and most recently as the Secretary of Defense (1994-1997). Perry ends with an incisive management principle applicable both in the corporate world and the government - "Take care of your troops and they will take care of you."
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