Your guide to small business taxes.

Over the years, we've had countless conversations with business owners across the country about money management, taxes, and more. Inspired by these conversations, we curated a small business resource hub that answers some of the most frequently asked questions from all types of business owners.

Start planning for tax time

The Big List of U.S. Small Business Tax Credits

Every dollar in tax credits saves you a dollar on your taxes and can even turn your tax bill into a refund.

How Much to Set Aside for Small Business Taxes

Getting blindsided by a big tax bill can interrupt your cash flow. Saving year-round means paying with confident and keeping your operation smooth.

17 Big Tax Deductions (Write Offs) for Businesses

You've heard of "spend money to make money," but what about "spend money to save money"? That's the case with tax deductions and you won't want to leave any on the table.

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Make the most of some unexpected deductions

How to Deduct Personal Appearance Expenses

Could that latest wardrobe refresh be tax deductible? What about that trip to the salon? For some very specific cases, these might save you money on your taxes.

Home Office Tax Deductions (FAQs)

With working from home being more normal, it's time to take advantage of the potential tax savings it grants you.

How to Deduct Travel Expenses (with Examples)

Aruba, Jamaica, oh I want to take you because it's tax deductible. That is, if it's considered travelling for business.

Free resources for navigating your business taxes

Tax return checklist

Don't know where to start with your tax return? Our checklist gives you a step-by-step process to follow so you're doing things in the right order.

Tax deductions checklist

Plan your purchases or better understand your past accounting with a convenient PDF checklist of tax deductions.

Take our 1099 quiz

Unsure if you need to send 1099 forms for transactions from this year? With a few questions, we've got your answer.

Cut through the complicated language of tax forms

Section 179 Deduction: A Simple Guide

Make a big purchase for your business? For new equipment, machinery, or other capital assets, you can maximize the deduction this year using the Section 179 deduction.

What is Form 8995? A Small Business Owner's Guide to the QBI Deduction

For select businesses, easy tax savings are just one form away. Rather than figure out how to take advantage of this on your own, check out our simple guide.

Schedule A (Form 1040): A Guide to the Itemized Deduction

Choosing between the standard and itemized deduction is a big choice small business owners make every tax filing. We've got the low down on what they are and how to choose between them.

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