50-State Guide to Income Tax Withholding Requirements
Everything you need to know about income tax withholding in any state.
50-State Guide to Business Income Tax
Find out what tax you will owe on business income earned in your state by selecting from the list below.
State Income Tax: An Overview of State Business Tax Laws
Find out how state business tax laws work and the different types of taxes a business might owe for doing business or earning income in a state.
Internet Sales Tax: A 50-State Guide to State Laws
Learn the rules for your state about paying sales tax on Internet sales.
For most people, being self-employed is no bed of roses.
Paying Estimated Taxes
Independent contractors and self-employed workers have to pay estimated taxes every quarter - find out how.
What is Franchise Tax?
Despite its name, a "franchise tax" is not a tax on McDonalds or other franchises.
When Do You Need to File Form 1099-MISC?
The Form 1099 is one of the IRS's main weapons in fighting under-reporting by the self-employed. Find out your obligations to file one as an employer.
The New Medicare Payroll Tax
Find out about this extra 0.9% payroll tax for high income earners.
Court Rules Severance Pay Not Subject to FICA
The law on whether or not employers should withhold payroll taxes on severance payments is not settled.
Five Things Business Owners Can Do at Year-End to Lower Their Taxes
Don't miss out on these valuable tax-saving opportunities.
Choosing a Tax Preparer
There are three distinct types of tax pros that have very different training, experience, and hiring costs.
The IRS Offers Relief for Employers Who Have Misclassified Workers
Classifying a worker as an independent contractor instead of an employee can save a hiring firm a bundle on payroll taxes and benefits.
Employers Pay Higher FUTA in States That Owe Unemployment Funding
If you are an employer in a state that is behind on its state unemployment funding, you will pay FUTA at a higher rate than employers in other states.
Pease In Our Time: How the New Pease Provision Affects Itemized Deductions
Learn how lowering the amount of itemized deductions you are allowed to take can affect high-income taxpayers.
Earlier Filing Deadlines and Other Rules About 1099-MISC Forms
Did you pay your independent contractor by credit card? You may not need to file a Form 1099-MISC.
Independent Contractors Must Pay Self-Employment Taxes
If you have a second job as an independent contractor, you'll have to pay self-employment taxes on the income you receive.
The Marketplace Fairness Act and Internet Sales: What to Expect
Find out what this new federal law would mean for online businesses and state sales tax laws.
Ohio Tax Amnesty
How it works and some of the pros and cons of taking advantage of this amnesty program.