Wednesday , 1 October 2014

Etsy Tax Tips

1099-K: What’s the Deal with This New Tax Form?

1099-K: What’s the Deal with This New Tax Form? Are you increasingly frustrated with doing taxes for your online business? Every year you struggle through some new form or guideline the IRS sets until you finally understand it enough to send it in. As soon as the words “I’ve got this” come out of your mouth there’s yet another new ... Read More »

Featured Spotlight – Simply My Harvest Financial E-courses

  Simply My Harvest LLC is a series of financial e-courses created especially for creative entrepreneurs.  These courses are designed to empower you and your business from your first steps to tax time and everything in between.  The beginning course,  Simply My Harvest – Starting Your New Business, just finished. Simply My Harvest – Taxes for the Creative Entrepreneur, will ... Read More »

Bookkeeping For Etsy Sellers Doesn’t Have To Be Boring!

  Etsy Bookkeeping Stinks!  Not anymore. . . Many handmade artists despise the administrative task of bookkeeping. . . this attitude stems from many  things: Too much math Too much discipline Don’t know where to start Too complicated of a system Inconvenience It’s boring Too expensive And thousands more! The best bookkeeping system is the one that you feel comfortable ... Read More »

How Much Money are You REALLY Making?

I have a confession to make. I’m not proud of it, I’ll admit. The fact that it was a surprise to me makes it even worse. My business did not make any money in 2011. I made the mistake of waiting until January (tax time) to sum up all of my totals. After ringing up all of my supply receipts, ... Read More »

Must-Do 2012 Financial Resolutions for Etsy Sellers

Must-Do Financial Resolutions for Etsy Sellers The New Year is the perfect time to clean up the financial side of your small business.  There is no better time to start managing your finances than the beginning of January, because it is a time of “new beginnings” and for practical tax, legal, and bookkeeping considerations. Get Your Taxes in Order January ... Read More »

How To Survive Tax Season

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2011: A Year of Financial Fresh Starts!

JJMFinance says: This is the perfect time to resolve to take control over your business’ finances. The beginning of a calendar year is a natural time to clean the slate and get a fresh start for bookkeeping, taxes, and smart financial decision making. Here are 11 financial topics you can resolve and make a positive change for in 2011! 1. ... Read More »

Eggnog, Christmas Cookies, and 5 Year End Tax Reminders

5 Year End Tax Reminders From: JJMFinance As we approach the end of the calendar year, here are five things to remember before you overdose on eggnog and Christmas cookies! 1.        Update your bookkeeping—If you have ignored your bookkeeping administrative tasks for months, it is time to start getting your sales, expenses, and profit numbers in order for tax time.  ... Read More »