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Don’t Tell the San Diego Lawyers or You’ll Hurt Their Feelings—Your Small Business Only Needs a Great Tax Accountant

Many small businesses put off hiring an accountant to the very last. Yet one of the most important elements of any startup or small business is maximizing profit. And one of the biggest factors that can impact your bottom line is what you are taxed. Many San Diego companies attempt to reduce their tax expenditures…

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Key Mistakes Small Business Startups Make and Why Profitwise Accountants in San Diego Can Help

We work with a large assortment of small businesses and startups here in the San Diego, California area. Many companies that are just getting started, whether they are investor funded or bootstrapping it, might not recognize the various accounting needs that a startup has. We specialize in the tax and business consultation of new companies.…

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eCommerce

Selling digital products and services overseas? What you need to know about new VAT rules

New VAT (value added tax) rules effective January 1 increase compliance burden posing significant challenge for small and medium size businesses. As a CPA who helps many clients with their ecommerce accounting, one area that I focus on is the ever increasing complexity of sales and use taxes. If you are a small business selling…

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Intensive Business Operating Basics Workshop for Entrepreneurs

We all know that being an entrepreneur is both rewarding and challenging. And fortunately there is help when it comes to addressing the myriad challenges that arise when starting and growing a new business. There are many groups and organizations dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs and providing assistance in navigating the challenges. One local San Diego…

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Tax Refund Fraud Alert

Thieves have come up with a new scam and tax payers need to be aware and be on their guard. The newest scam is tax refund fraud where your personal data is stolen. Tips for safeguarding your identity are provided.

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e-tailer Alert. Marketplace Fairness Act Reintroduced

FAQ on the Marketplace Fairness Act and issues specific to affiliates and Amazon FBA sellers.

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eCommerce Business Outlook: What you need to know about the Marketplace Fairness Act, Nexus and the Amazon laws

Marketplace Fairness Act As we enter 2013 with a rejuvenated and hopefully more productive Congress, there are rumblings that the Marketplace Fairness Act (or a new version with a new title) will be introduced soon. If you’ve been involved in interstate eCommerce for any length of time you are probably familiar with the issues surrounding…

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Top 3 Privacy Risks To Your Business

You are a successful business owner. Your time is short and your budget is tight. But you especially want to hear about something if it can improve your business, make clients and customers happier, and save you money. What if you could do all that completely free and with little time and effort involved, too?…

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Tax Agencies Now Auditing your QuickBooks File

I’m constantly amazed by the shear volume of tax laws and changes that have been coming down the pipe for the last couple of years. We are definitely living in a whole new world as far as compliance and tax laissez-faire go. I heard recently that the IRS and and other local tax authorities are…

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