Archive for January 2021

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Should You File for Bankruptcy?

In an effort to survive the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, more and more Americans are going deeper and deeper into debt. Businesses are shuttering for good and workers […]

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Small Business Tax Deadline: Unemployment Reports, W2s, and 1099s

The year-end rush many small businesses face may end when the calendar turns from 2020 to 2021. However, small business owners and managers must then turn their attention to meeting […]

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What Are the Rules for Presidential Pardons?

The President of the United States is granted many powers under the Constitution. One of these powers is the power to give pardons, which is granted under Article II, Section […]

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What You Should Know About Personal Bankruptcy Laws and COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals have experienced financial hardship. Because of this, there has been an influx of people who are exploring various avenues to help them get […]

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When Should Businesses Use Tax Form 1099-NEC Instead of 1099-MISC?

Many small businesses rely on independent contractors either instead of, or in addition to, W2 employees. If you pay independent contractors to provide services for your company, be aware that […]

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2021 Eviction Moratorium Extension and Tenant Rent Relief Update

Normally a time to celebrate with family and friends, this year’s winter holiday season was largely spoiled by the global pandemic. The normally joyous countdown to 2021 took on an […]

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How to Avoid Eviction During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic, which prompted shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders in an effort to slow the spread of the virus, upended virtually everyone’s lives. It also disrupted people’s livelihoods, particularly those […]

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Protect Your Small Business from Cyberattacks

As a small business, you may not have thought much about cyberattacks. In fact, 54% of small businesses believe they are too small to be subjected to a cyberattack. But […]

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What You Need to Know About Becoming a Landlord in 2021

You can argue that 2021 is both the worst and best possible time to be a landlord. Due to COVID-19, tenants are out of jobs and unable to pay rent […]

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A Healthcare Power of Attorney is Part of Your COVID-19 Care Plan

COVID-19 is a confusing virus. Some people are barely affected by it, while others become seriously ill. People who are adversely affected can move from sick but stable to a […]

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7 Essential Tax Tips for Vacation Property Owners

If you rent your home or another property to vacationers, whether you handle the details directly or use a popular third-party rental service, the income you receive is likely taxable. […]

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Starting a Business During COVID-19

COVID-19 has forced businesses, new and old, to be creative about how they operate and how they offer goods and services. The companies that have been able to adjust quickly […]

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Should I Make or Revise My Living Will to Allow for COVID-19 Care?

COVID-19 is an unpredictable illness that can quickly turn a healthy individual into someone fighting for their life in a hospital. While the virus does not need to cause panic, […]

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When Are 4th Quarter 2020 Estimated Taxes Due?

If you are self-employed or started a business on the side in 2020 for extra income, you are required to pay estimated taxes to the IRS on a quarterly basis. […]