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The 1099-NEC and 1099-MISC Explained

For several decades non-employee employee compensation was reported using a 1099-MISC. The IRS has changed that for the 2020 tax filing year and is requiring those wages to be reported on a 1099-NEC.


How Is Your Small Business Adapting?

For most of us, driving to the office has been replaced by remote work environments. Fortunately, at BudgetEase we did a lot of remote work before the pandemic. For many small businesses, however, this has been a challenging adjustment period.

'Tis the eCommerce Season

Despite the time of year, I chose to head to Aurora Outlets to pick up a few holiday gifts this week. I recall saying last year that I would spare myself the misery of trying to find a parking spot and waiting in line. Knowing the annoyance lying ahead, I went anyway.

It’s Almost Year-End. What Should You Be Thinking About?

It’s not too late to get organized for year-end. A lot of small business owners wait too long to get their financials in order. Closing the books for the year doesn’t have to be a race to the finish; it can be a jog. Below are a few things you can do now.

We Tackle the Tough Stuff

As the title suggests, we can help your small business tackle the tough stuff, and no we are not selling laundry detergent now. By the tough stuff, we mean all the transactions in your QuickBooks file that you haven’t cleaned up because you either don’t have time or don’t know how. Luckily for you, we do this every day (and actually like it).

Never Hire Again

Imagine how nice it would be not to have to hire a bookkeeper ever again. In addition to saving you time, an outsourced bookkeeping team will also save you money. Below are a few of the benefits of having an expert perform your bookkeeping.

Still a Thankful Bookkeeper

This has been a challenging year. The knee jerk reaction is to think about the difficulties (and there have been many) that this year has brought us. It is also time to consider the things we are thankful for.

The Malarkey Involved in E-Commerce Bookkeeping

With more people shopping online, it’s a great time to be in the e-commerce business. If you’re like other e-commerce businesses, it’s likely that you need help with your bookkeeping. There are a lot of moving parts and managing them is no easy task. Hot topics in e-commerce bookkeeping are:

The Fall Catch-Up Challenge

This has been an unusual year with COVID-19 and the financial burden many businesses are facing. What has not changed is the calendar. The year ends on December 31st, and accountants will want to start preparing taxes between now and then.

E-Commerce and Sales Tax

If you’re an e-commerce business, you know the pain and suffering involved in managing sales tax. Each state, and in some cases different counties within a state, have differing tax laws. Taxes can vary depending on the county in which  you are selling!