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4 Easy Steps to File Your 2017 Forms 1099

    1) Determine who should receive Form 1099   Business owners need to determine who should receive a Form 1099.  The Form 1099 will be issued to independent contractors and other parties. The IRS has rules to determine who


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Why I Asked My Daughter to Give Me a Power of Attorney

Recently my daughter turned 18.  In Connecticut this is considered the age of majority.  In other words, she can make her own decisions.  Well, that’s what the law says.  However, she’s still living under my roof, so, well, she’s got


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5 Easy Steps to Opening a Business in Connecticut

  1) Meet With Your CPA and Attorney The first step is to meet with your CPA and Attorney. Your CPA should be able to review your business plan and provide feedback. Additionally, your CPA should be able to advise


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Why You Need Form W-9 Now to Complete Form 1099 Later

1099 Filing Requirements Businesses have a responsibility to file Form 1099-MISC to all unincorporated businesses that they pay more than $600 to annually.  An unincorporated business is a sole-proprietorship, partnership or a Limited Liability Company (“LLC”).  In addition to having


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How to Form an LLC and Protect Your Assets

  A Sole-Proprietorship Many self-employed people will run their business as a sole-proprietorship. They are very easy to set up and cost very little to form. First, decide on a name. For example, John Jones D/B/A (Doing Business As) Prime


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