Business Income Defined
There are many different kinds of business income, and almost all of them are taxable.
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.
50-State Guide to Business Income Tax
Information on small business income tax in every state.
Current vs. Capital Expenses
When you may deduct a given expense depends in part on whether it is considered a current or capital expense.
Which Type of Business Entity Needs an Employer Identification Number (EIN)?
Find out if your business needs an EIN and how to get one.
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.
How to Hire a Tax Professional for Your Small Business
Make sure you get the right tax pro for your business.
Keeping Employee Records for Tax Purposes
Small businesses can avoid trouble with the IRS by keeping the right employee records and tax documents.
Tax Abbreviations You Should Know
Understanding some commonly-used abbreviations can help you when dealing with your taxes and the IRS.
Small Business Tax FAQ
What is -- and isn't -- a tax deductible business expense?
Best Tax Websites
To learn about tax law and to find tax forms and filing instructions, check out these consumer-friendly websites.
2011 Tax Laws: What's New for Businesses and the Self-Employed
These new tax laws for 2011 affect businesses and the self-employed filing a 2010 tax year return.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and Small Business
The economic stimulus package (Recovery and Reinvestment Act) included tax, loan, and investment provisions for businesses.
Should I File a Form 1099-MISC for an LLC?
Unlike corporations, you must file 1099-MISCs for LLCs that you pay $600 or more to perform services for your business.