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  • Lani Savvidis

Cheers! Tax season is over...or is it?




As a business owner, you're probably relieved that tax season is over and you can get back to focusing on your business. If this is your mindset, then you need to rethink your approach to your business. One of the biggest mistakes business owners make when it comes to taxes is not keeping accurate and up-to-date records throughout the year. Without proper record-keeping, it can be challenging to identify all of the deductible expenses that can reduce your tax liability. Inaccurate or incomplete records can also lead to mistakes on tax returns, which can result in penalties and interest charges.


Another common mistake is failing to understand and comply with tax laws and regulations. Tax laws can be complex and constantly changing, and it can be challenging for business owners to keep up with all the requirements. Failing to comply with tax laws can result in audits, penalties, and even legal action.


Finally, some business owners may overlook tax deductions and credits that they are eligible for, which can result in overpaying their taxes. It's essential to work with a qualified tax professional or accountant who can help you identify all the tax breaks you are eligible for and ensure that you are taking advantage of them.


In summary, the biggest mistake business owners make when it comes to taxes is not keeping accurate and up-to-date records, failing to understand and comply with tax laws and regulations, and overlooking tax deductions and credits that they are eligible for. It's crucial to work with a qualified tax professional or accountant to avoid these mistakes and ensure that your business is staying compliant with tax laws while maximizing tax savings. A bookkeeper can help with staying on top of your expenses and making sure everything is categorized correctly all year, and a CPA or tax professional will make sure you're in compliance when it comes to tax time. Both are important to the health of your business and you'll thank yourself when you're ready for the 2023 tax season!


Did you miss the tax deadline for 2022? It's ok-file for an extension if you haven't already done so and then let's talk about how I can help and I promise, no judgement here! Schedule your call so you can get back to focusing on your business and not stressing about your bookkeeping! https://calendly.com/brightspotbk/30minutecall





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