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Does it make sense to incur a business expense just because it can be deducted?

I am trying to prove to myself that incurring expenses just for the purpose of writing them off never saves money. It is always better to not incur the expense at all if you can avoid it. This is my ...
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1answer
519 views

How do I pay taxes on earnings from the sale of my Android app?

I'm under 18, so right now I don't pay any taxes. I had a paid app and I also just started advertising, so eventually I may be making income. I don't want to be evading taxes, so I want to know how to ...
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1answer
130 views

How do I account for money paid to colleagues out of my professional income?

I am resident of India and I work as a freelancer, developing software for Indian companies. Sometimes, I do the work along with a few other professionals like me. I receive the payments into my bank ...
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1answer
127 views

How do I calculate tax liability on the turnover of a small vendor?

I run a bakery with a turnover of RS 3.00 Lakhs in fiscal year 2012-2013. What is my tax liability on this turnover?
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1answer
933 views

How to report my revenue from Apple iAds and App Store sales, without an invoice?

For accounting purposes, we need an invoice for accounts receivables, but when you get a payment from Apple for iAd revenue and app sales, how do you issue an invoice ? Are there any specific ...
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100 views

How can I estimate business taxes / filing fees for a business that has $0 income?

I'm looking for a good resource to understand the penalties I need to pay in order to get my business 'up to date' with the IRS. I called the NY state and I was able to determine the amount needed ...
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1answer
114 views

How do I pay my estimated income tax?

I've recently made the move from salaried employee to small business owner. Now instead of my employer sending in my taxes incrementally with each paycheck I need to pay my expected taxes quarterly. ...
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2answers
622 views

Income tax on my online drop-shipping business (India)

I am an Indian citizen and I run a semi-drop shipping business. The details are: I deposited 10 lakh through cheque/cash into my Indian savings bank account (PAN not submitted during account ...
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1answer
1k views

Indian Citizen want to work as a freelancer for Europe. How to pay tax in India?

I got an offer to work as a freelancer for a European company. In Europe, its like you need to set up a small legal entity on your name but is this the same in India? How can i do freelancing in India ...
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1answer
157 views

Paying Federal Income Tax without Witholding

I receive payments from iTunes Connect, and no income tax is being withheld from those payments (I am receiving the entire earnings), and I have been trying to find out how I pay Federal Income Taxes ...
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2answers
4k views

Indian citizen working from India as freelancer for U.S.-based company. How to report the income & pay tax in India?

I am an Indian citizen and I work from India as a freelancer for an U.S.-based IT company. I am getting monthly payments directly into my Indian bank account. My colleagues' monthly payment come to my ...
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1answer
47 views

Resources online to help with filing income taxes that include a small business?

My wife an I usually file taxes ourselves using the 1040A (with the standard deduction), but she started her own business this year selling jewelry. Most people are recommending to use a CPA for help ...
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1answer
471 views

How to deduct operational loss from my personal income tax?

This questions starts with "How to" but I will accept any answer as "if I should or not". My question is related to a business that I have been running this year. I have not been very successful at ...
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3answers
271 views

Does that mean I'm fooling the US gov?

I'm a foreign student studying in the US. Soon, I'm a launching a website where an American ad agency will handle posting the ads on it from American advertisers and the revenues are supposed to go to ...
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2answers
296 views

I may earn a lot of cash soon through self-employment on a lucrative project. How to handle the tax?

I'm in Canada, and am young and don't know anything about finance. I've been working part-time as a software consultant for a friend who's starting a marketing company. He recently landed a job with ...
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1answer
1k views

Where on schedule C should a PO Box Rental fee go?

I'm filling out my US Income tax forms and I am trying to decide where on Schedule C to put the expense for a PO Box Rental. My first guess was "Communication," but I'm not sure. "Office Expense" or ...
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1answer
8k views

How to record business income tax paid, in QuickBooks?

This is not a personal finance question, but I don't see a StackExchange site dedicated for business finance/accounting. So I'm asking it here. I run a small business (LLC) and using QuickBooks for ...
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3answers
265 views

At what point does a hobby turn into a business?

Is it based on how much I earn? if so, can I re-invest all of the income back into the hobby and still call it a hobby?
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1answer
3k views

I'm self-employed with my own LLC. How should I pay myself, given my situation?

I do a ton of freelance web design and decided to setup a simple LLC so I could have a credit card to make business purchases with. From my limited understanding, I can choose to be taxed as an S-corp ...
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3answers
3k views

Full-time work + running small side business: Best business structure for taxes?

Currently I have a full time job (IT industry) but from time to time I do a side project. Most of the times my clients agree to pay me cash as the amounts are not large. However, last year there ...
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2answers
2k views

What's the maximum income one can have and not have to file a tax return? [Canada]

I'm starting a home-based business and make very little. Do I have to worry about income tax?