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    Ask The Experts: LLC Formation, Contract Templates

  • We operate a fast-growing tutoring business with more than 20 tutors. Although we are still small, we’ve decided to form an LLC. This is an exciting time in our business, and we want to make the best choices regarding structure and entity. Does the NASE offer a step-by-step guide to help small-business owners make these difficult and important decisions?
    Posted on Apr 01, 2013
  • Ask The Experts: Home Office Transition

  • Q: I've been a licensed professional counselor and marriage and family therapist for 21 years, and I've been in solo private practice since 1999 and have always rented office space. My wife and I are in the beginning stages of looking into arranging for me to work out of our home. Could you please provide us with any ideas or issues we need to be paying attention to in this endeavor?
    Posted on Mar 07, 2013
  • Ask The Experts: 1099 Forms, NASE Dues Deductibility

  • Q: I'm filing 1099 forms for independent contractors that I worked with this year. Can I complete the forms myself or do I need to pay a service to do it for me? Q: Can I deduct my NASE Membership dues on my taxes?
    Posted on Feb 04, 2013
  • Ask The Experts: Business Loss Deduction

  • Q: I purchased a business in 2000 and am currently in negotiations to sell it to a corporation. At the time, I took depreciation for goodwill, equipment, restrictive covenant, etc. I will be selling this business at a loss. Am I permitted to deduct the loss on my taxes?
    Posted on Nov 05, 2012
  • Ask The Experts: Form 1099

  • Q: I’m just starting a business. I’ve heard about having to track certain kinds of vendors (or customers) in order to send them a Form 1099 at the end of the year. Does that exist? If so, how is it done, what needs to be tracked, and where is it reported?
    Posted on Oct 01, 2012
  • Ask The Experts: New Vehicle Tax Deduction

  • Q: We are wondering if buying a new vehicle would be a good tax deduction for us. Our current work vehicle is paid for, but it’s 8 years old.
    Posted on Sep 04, 2012
  • Ask The Experts: New Contract Employee Forms

  • Q: Can you tell me which employment forms a contract employee needs to complete before starting to work for my company?
    Posted on Jun 29, 2012
  • Ask The Experts: Section 179 Depreciation

  • Q: Can you take Section 179 depreciation on used equipment? Where is this deduction explained in the IRS rules? I’ve been struggling through Publication 946 and can’t find any requirement that the equipment has to be new to qualify for the deduction.
    Posted on May 07, 2012

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