IRS SS-4 Form

IRS Form SS-4: How to Complete and File the SS-4 Form


Jeffrey Bumbales

In order for your business to hire employees, obtain a business loan, or file business income taxes (which allow you to write off business expenses), you must receive an Employer Identification Number (EIN) from the IRS. To get an EIN for yourself, and to make your business eligible for loans and deductions, you must first […]

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4 Items Your Business Should Review Before Year’s End


Jeffrey Bumbales

With the year winding down, it’s a great time to tackle some housekeeping duties that you may have been putting off. Having a simple checklist to follow can help you complete your most important tasks before December is out. As you get ready for the countdown to the new year, here’s where you should be […]

6 Things Your Small Business Must Do to Get Ready for New Overtime Rule



6 Things Your Small Business Must Do to Get Ready for New Overtime Rule Author: Paul Chaney   The Department of Labor’s new overtime rule, which raises the annual salary threshold for exempt employees from $23,660 to $47,476, goes into effect Thursday, December 1, 2016.   Unprepared businesses are scrambling to make changes to avoid detrimental overtime […]

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What Are Your Rights and Responsibilities in an Immigration Audit?



What Are Your Rights and Responsibilities in an Immigration Audit? By Jaime Lizotte, HR Solutions Manager at ComplyRight, Inc. Under the new administration, immigration investigations are expected to increase significantly. President Trump has already announced plans to hire 10,000 additional immigration investigators. But what does that mean to you? You may think the odds of being […]


How to Fund Retirement as a Small Business Owner


Shannah Compton Game

Understanding your retirement plan options could not only help you save more towards retirement but also potentially lower your tax liability.


Ten Tips For Spring Cleaning Your Small Business Finances


Ben Goldstein

Reevaluating your business finances this time of year can keep your business on the right track. Here are 10 tips to get your business finances in shape.

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Credibly Financial News Roundup for the Week of April 18, 2016


Ben Goldstein

In this week’s news roundup: How a mattress startup reached $100 Million in two years, and more on the controversial Illinois Small Business Lending Bill.


Tax Season Tips: How to Get a Home Office Deduction


Ben Goldstein

Got a business? If so, then you probably qualify for a home office deduction. All you need is a space that is regularly & exclusively used for your office.


How to Write Off 100% of Your Latte Every Single Time


Ben Goldstein

If you have a business and you eat, you’re probably eligible for tax deductions. Here are four ways your meals — and your coffee — might be tax deductible.

A Brief Overview of Filing Self Employment Taxes


Hana Dickman

As a small business owner, you probably have many questions and concerns about your tax obligations. You may have even heard you don’t really need to file an annual tax return as a self-employed individual. However, the answer to this question and many more rests within an understanding of filing business taxes for the self-employed.