December 1, 2015

Barbara Weltman

Barbara Weltman

Barbara Weltman, an author and attorney, is a leading authority on tax, law, and finance for small business. She publishes an “Idea of the Day®” and monthly e-newsletter, “Big Ideas for Small Business®” found at Barbara Weltman, and is a trusted professional advocate for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

She has written over 25 books, including perennial top sellers, “J.K. Lasser’s Small Business Taxes” and “J.K. Lasser’s 1001 Deductions & Tax Breaks,” along with her latest books, “Guide to Self-Employment” and “Smooth Failing,” and is a blogger for, Entrepreneur, and AmEx OPEN.

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5 Things to Know About Your Business Vehicle

Is it time for a company car? It's a big step for a small business. Here are 5 really important things to consider before turning the ignition for the first time.

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5 Things to Do Before You Retire

If you're ready to step away from running your small business and retire, proper planning to ensure the future of yourself and your endeavors is vital.


5 Hidden Costs of Running a Business

It seems no matter how prepared you think you are financially to run your small business, you're hit with something here or another thing there. These hidden costs can drain your budget in a hurry. Here are some tips to help you avoid the unexpected.

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5 Voluntary Benefits Your Staff May Appreciate

Keeping happy employees goes beyond a competitive salary and health insurance. Adding in some other fringe benefits -- at little cost to the company -- can address your team's real-life wants and needs, too.

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5 Tax Related Changes for Your Healthcare in 2016

Your healthcare coverage is changing in 2016. Did you know that? More importantly, do you now how? Here tax expert Barbara Weltman has some details about the changes and what they will mean to your business.

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4 Tax Questions Without Answers

Is your new Apple Watch a tax deduction? Or will that attempt at writing it off get you in hot water with the IRS? That question and several others are one for which there is no simple answer.