Ian Atkins (@FitSmallBiz) is an analyst and staff writer for Fit Small Business. He covers small business finance with a focus on traditional and alternative small business lending. Ian has over 9 years working in personal and small business finance.
Dawn Brolin (@dawnbrolin) Accountant-in-Residence at The Neat Company, In addition to her roll at Neat, Dawn is a CPA and the CEO of Powerful Accounting, an accounting firm that uses a tech-first approach to better serve their clients.
Steve Cuffari (@Couponbox) is a writer and researcher born and raised in NYC, who currently lives in Berlin. He now works at Couponbox.com, a website dedicated to savings, where you can see his articles and infographics on the blog and press page. His work has been featured on Forbes, GoDaddy and Foxsports. He can also be found roaming Twitter and his fiction site, stevencuffari.com.
Dave Du Val, Chief Customer Advocacy Officer at TaxAudit.com (@AuditDefense). Dave is a taxpayer advocate, tax expert, and a tax educator as he travels around the country helping educate tax professionals. He also serves as a source for tax writers at publications like CNN, CNBC, MotleyFool, FoxBusiness, and many more.
Micah Fraim, CPA owns an award-winning accounting practice, has an Amazon bestselling book, and experience as a business analyst in the marketing department of a Fortune 500 company. As such, he brings a broader perspective than most any other accountant. For years he’s helped my clients find money that others have missed and helped them make maneuvers others had not thought of. He’s been featured on Forbes, MarketWatch, Time and you can learn more about his work at FraimCPA.com.
Aaron Lesher, CPA is a part of the Customer Success and Growth team at Hurdlr. He’s passionate about helping entrepreneurs achieve more financial success. Before joining Hurdlr, Aaron audited Fortune 500 clients at a Big 4 accounting firm. To make sure you know exactly how much in business taxes you owe and maximize your deductions, download Hurdlr today.
Larry Ludwig (@InvestorJunkie) founder and editor in chief of Investor Junkie. He graduated from Clemson University with a bachelor of science in computers and a minor in business. Back in the ’90s, he helped create some of the first financial websites for firms like Chase, T. Rowe Price, and ING Bank, and later went on to work for Nomura Securities. He’s had a passion about investing since he was 20 years old and has owned multiple businesses for over 15 years.
Table of Contents:
- Taxes: the basics
- How do taxes work anyway?
- Step 1: Preparing to File
- Step 2: Select your method of filing
- Step 3: Filing & receiving your tax return
- Glossary of terms you may encounter
- Tax FAQs
- About the experts
- Works Cited