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How to Choose A Business Entity Type – Part 1

This article is original content written by Thomas Scanlon, CPA, CFP® of Manchester, CT.   Choice of Business Entity We are frequently asked by clients starting a business, what type of entity they should be.  Here we will address Sole Proprietorships


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5 Easy Steps to Opening a Business in Connecticut

This article is original content written by Thomas Scanlon, CPA, CFP® of Manchester, CT.   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


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4 Reasons NOT to Wait for Your K-1

Subchapter S corporations (“Sub S”), partnerships, limited liability companies (“LLC’s”) and estates and trusts issue form K-1s. This form documents the stockholders, partners, members or beneficiaries share of their profit or loss from the entity.  Don’t wait for this form


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6 Easy Steps to Work With Your CPA

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1. Sign the Work Authorization and complete the Tax Organizer In order to hire a CPA, you will need to authorize the work. This is done by signing the so-called engagement letter. This establishes the scope of the services to


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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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