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Controlling Costs as a Self Employed Business Owner

Posted by Jonathan Ciccotelli on Mar 31, 2015 1:10:00 PM

Controlling cost is an important part of any business. Controlling your tax bill by taking legal deductions and self-employment-taxescredits for which you are entitled is as important as payroll or rent. In the early years of a business, knowledge of these rules can make a difference in your long-term success.

Timing is an essential element of tax calculation. Whether a deduction applies to this year or next can play an important role in your spending strategies.

Things like meals and entertainment may feel like a 'given' for tax write offs when it comes to business, but did you know you can also expense adversting, supplies and rent? If you're interested in the full details, get our tip sheet featuring 9 tax deductions you shouldn't forget when filing this year and every year. 

Self-employed tax tips

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Topics: Tax Planning & Strategies

Jonathan Ciccotelli

Jonathan Ciccotelli

Jonathan Ciccotelli is the Partner-In-Charge of Meaden & Moore’s Tax Services Group. For over 29 years, Jonathan has worked closely with private and public companies in manufacturing, transportation, distribution, construction, and retail under a variety of business structures, including S-corporations, C-corporations, consolidated groups, and limited liability companies. He enjoys running, cycling, and cheering on his kids at sporting events.