Jun 30

Taxes, National Debt, and, Oh – More Taxes

Why only the private sector can repay our National Debt There has been much debate about increasing taxes to help balance the budget and repay our sky-rocketing National Debt.  The debate centers on the fact that even though annual federal, state and local tax revenues have increased by 18% over the last decade, this increase […]

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Jun 30

S-Corporation: The Good, the Bad, the Scary (Part 1)

Some time ago I started writing a series of columns discussing potential tax problems posed by various business structures.  “Avoiding the Hobby Tax Trap” presented the danger, consequences, and how to avoid having a business reclassified as a hobby by the IRS.  “Business Owners: Lower your Red (Audit) Flags” warned sole proprietors of three audit […]

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Jun 30

How to link internally – Optimization of Internal Linking

Internal linking refers to the links pointing to other pages within your site. Its importance has not valued as much as external links. But well-built internal links help your site rankings in search engine result pages (SERPs) as well as provide a good user experience. Also, its great advantage is that you have the entire […]

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Jun 30

Develop a Profit Paradigm, Pillar Two: Make a Profit

Peter Richman stated it succinctly in his book, The Insider’s Guide to Growing a Small Business when he said: “Profit is the only objective measure of your company’s performance.”  If this is a fact, and it is, then your business’s Profit & Loss Statement is its scorecard – showing whether you are winning or losing […]

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Jun 30

How to link internally – Optimization of Internal Linking

Internal linking refers to the links pointing to other pages within your site. Its importance has not valued as much as external links. But well-built internal links help your site rankings in search engine result pages (SERPs) as well as provide a good user experience. Also, its great advantage is that you have the entire […]

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Jun 30

Health Reform Passes – Penalties are “Taxes”

In the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision allowing most of the Affordable Care Act to stand, Justice John Roberts interpreted “fees” levied on individuals who choose not buy something (in this case health insurance) as a tax and not a penalty.  If such a fee is, in fact, a tax (and not a penalty), Justice Roberts […]

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Jun 30

WordPress Size of Post Box – Length of Editor Box

I was a little annoyed by the tiny editing box of WordPress admin ‘Write’ and ‘Manage’ pages. Although I got used to its smallness, I thought I would give it a try to figure out and looked into the PHP script ‘post-new.php’. And I realized that it looked like it’s something that a user can […]

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Jun 30

S-Corporations Loss-Deduction Danger

In an earlier column, “S Corporations, the Good, the Bad, the Scary” I provided an overview of S Corporations and discussed several potential benefits of operating a business as an S Corporation. Today, we will continue our discussion of S Corporations by sharing a common pitfall that can land shareholders in hot water with the […]

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Jun 30

WordPress Size of Post Box – Length of Editor Box

I was a little annoyed by the tiny editing box of WordPress admin ‘Write’ and ‘Manage’ pages. Although I got used to its smallness, I thought I would give it a try to figure out and looked into the PHP script ‘post-new.php’. And I realized that it looked like it’s something that a user can […]

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