Your Guide to Your First Year Paying Taxes as an Online Seller

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Kabbage Ecommerce Tax Calendar

Keeping track of your taxes as an online seller is tough, especially when you have so many dates to worry about. Between paying your quarterly taxes, filling out your mid-April forms, and worrying about extension, it’s easy to become confused. Check out our handy tax calendar to see when your next payment comes up. April … Continue reading

Tax Extensions 101 – Who Gets One? Why To Get One? How To Do It?

Stressed about taxes? Silly question, we know. And online sellers have it rough when it comes to filing on time, what with the huge box of receipts and the fifty different forms to fill out. (Okay, so 50 is exaggerating…) If only there was a way to extend the time you have to file… Oh … Continue reading

Online Resources for Answering Tricky Tax Questions

Looking for tax answers? Geez, who isn’t, right? But they can sometimes be hard to find, and the last thing you want to do during your busy work day is take time to go down to the tax office. So like everything else, it’s time to turn to the Internet! But how do you know … Continue reading

How to Find and Evaluate a Business Accountant

So you finally got tired of taking care of your own money, huh? Don’t let it get to you – it probably just means you’re growing so fast you don’t have time anymore. Plus, you’re now freer to get out there and really focus on what’s important to you and your business. But it’s one … Continue reading

Taxes: Do-it-Yourself or Hire an Accountant?

It’s one of the toughest questions faced by a non-tax savvy business owner and individuals everywhere: do I do my own taxes or hire someone to help me? Often, this comes down to whether or not you have the time, resources, and ability to pull it off yourself versus if it’s worth your money to … Continue reading

Small Business Taxes Checklist 2012

Staying organized always makes doing a difficult and detailed task that much easier. And with a task like doing your taxes, staying organized can often in itself become a huge ordeal. But just like going out of town or heading to the grocery store when there’s nothing in the cabinet, making a checklist can keep … Continue reading

5 Things You Can Do Today to Get Started on Your Taxes

Hey, we’ve all been there. You look at the calendar – ah, it’s still February, what in the world what I start my taxes for? I’ve got like thirty months or something until they’re due. You turn around and look at the calendar again – whoa! It’s already mid-March? Ah well, I’ve still got a … Continue reading

What You Need to Know about the New 1099-K Tax Form

Beginning January 2012, PayPal and other merchant card services started sending Form 1099-K to the IRS for those merchants who receive over $20,000 in sales and 200 transactions.

Some states taxing interstate ecommerce

Picture Credit – Some states taxing interstate ecommerce We’ve all heard how online sellers are driving brick & mortar stores out of business across the nation. In fact, book retailer giant Borders has been forced to close many of its stores due to lack of sales in most areas. For states, this meant a … Continue reading