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Sunbiz Florida – How it helps Florida businesses operate

Sunbiz – The State of Florida is experiencing another population boom. Almost 330,000 people have moved to the sunshine state in 2021 alone, and experts expect that number will continue all the way through 2025. Whether they are coming for the retirement benefits, confectionary sugar beaches, or incredible wildlife, there are bound to be new entrepreneurs and […]

What is a W-9 form and how to fill it out?

The local, state and federal governments require collecting taxes from the citizens and businesses operating within their borders every year. In 2019, more than $3.5 trillion was collected at the Federal tax level. Imagine all of that raw data that has to be manipulated and moved to complete this process.  In an effort to save money for […]

Is Venmo safe to use? Your guide to getting started

Transferring money has been cash-only for most of recent history. Whether you were paying someone back for buying coffee or movie tickets, paying a babysitter, or some other service that relies on cash, it was physical cash that you paid.Now, digital payment services have exploded in popularity that so many people have access to smartphones […]

6 Tools that help Small Businesses to succeed

Why Incorporate Small Business tools in your business plan? The adrenaline rush followed by an exciting business plan is out of this world. You want to push aside everything and get to work as soon as you can. That’s human nature!However, one has to be rational at every step. Business failure is a crude reality […]

GoFundMe donations – tax considerations

Are GoFundMe donations tax deductible? GoFundMe began to help individuals fund their financial needs. It became an easier way to ask others for help without asking them to their face. Plus, it is easy for anyone to share a GoFundMe campaign on social media with hundreds or thousands of people in seconds. Unlike most donations, […]

What is Zelle and how does it work?

For most of the 20th century, one of the most reliable ways to send money across the country or even oceans was to use something like Western Union. To give you an idea, they used telegraphs to keep track of money movements. We’ve come quite a long way since then.Now, Zelle is quickly becoming a […]

How does PayPal work – A beginner’s ultimate guide

The complete beginner’s guide to using PayPal. PayPal is one of those companies that weathered the storm of the dot-com bubble in the early 2000s. It rose quickly, becoming ubiquitous with eBay, and has become one of the largest payment service companies in the world.Although there is a whole part of the company devoted to […]

Rental property Tax – Basics you need to know

Once you’ve finally decided to take the initiative and plan out your new rental property empire, preparing for the tax on your properties should be next on your list.While you might have read that rental property tax is far too complicated and you must seek out professional help, it is actually not too different from […]

What you need to know about cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency – Basics to know before investing. The market has been going crazy for cryptocurrency lately. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and even off-brand coins like Dogecoin have taken upfront pages of even the most respectable financial media outlets.It all seems complicated, but this article will guide you through the basics to get you caught up. After reading […]

Secured credit card – 5 steps to apply for one

5 steps to apply for a secured credit card. It’s a little-known fact that there are two types of credit cards – secured and unsecured. If you’re here wondering how to apply for a secured credit card, your goal is ultimately to be able to apply for an unsecured credit card.To provide a bit of […]

SBA Covid Relief – All programs available to small businesses

Did your Small Business get the SBA COVID reliefs for which it is eligible? In an effort to help small businesses stay afloat as they navigate through the economic crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is providing a variety of relief options to small businesses. We’ve summarized them below […]

IRS change of address – 4 ways to change yours

How to make an IRS change of address? The only way the IRS will communicate with you is via snail mail. While you may not care if they know where you live, you will when it comes to tax refunds or stimulus checks. The IRS always needs your current address. Fortunately, it’s easy to make […]

Advanced child tax credit payments – Here’s what to know

Since Covid-19 was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020, by the World Health Organization, the United States government has made efforts to help individuals and businesses. On July 15, the IRS will start sending out the advanced payments of the child tax credit from the American Rescue Plan to eligible families. The Advanced Child […]

8 Tax-Saving Tips for Small Businesses

Tax-saving tips and strategies for small businesses. Puzzled by taxes for your Small Business? I hear you. If you own a small business, tax time can be challenging. While taxes are rarely enjoyable or interesting topic, they’re a part of any business owner’s life. Getting a handle on your business taxes can increase your income, […]