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How to Protect Your Business From Scams

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You worked hard to establish your small business, and harder to keep it successful. However, scam artists are everywhere, just waiting to take advantage of all that hard work. What are some of the most common scams targeting small businesses?

How to Manage Small Business Credit Cards

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Credit cards can be a great way to get your business up and running, and an even more important route toward building good business credit. When handled correctly, they’re a crucial business tool in today’s economy. Mismanage them, however, and

Preparing Taxes for Your Small Business

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Taxes are an inevitable part of running any business and, as a small business owner, you may find yourself with questions regarding your business’s tax filing. Knowing how to prepare in advance of your tax filing day can ensure you

The Ultimate Self-Employed Tax Deduction Guide

Being self-employed means more control and responsibility when it comes to your career and income. It also means you need to be responsible for your own taxes. Self-employed taxes may seem like an unsolvable maze, where you end up paying

9 Ways to Increase Small Business Sales

Sales are the lifeblood of any small business. Increasing sales translates into increased customer interest and relationship building. The methods of increasing sales have changed dramatically over the last few years with the rise of the internet and social media.

TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT (TCJA) – PART 2

SECTION 199A DEDUCTION (from Form 1040 #1 in Part 1) Section 199A Deduction also known as the Qualified Business Income Deduction arises from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. This new provision allows many owners of sole proprietorships,

TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT (TCJA)

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was passed on December 20, 2017.  It amended the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.  Many of these changes will be in effect until December 31, 2025 unless extended by Congress. Listed below is

Why Choose Outsource Bookkeeping?

Running a business and developing a product are entirely different sets of skills than accounting and bookkeeping. There is no shame, then, in getting a little outside help to take care of one of the most important parts of the

Important Changes Regarding 2018 Business Deductions

Section 179: Equipment and property depreciation deduction Effective in the year 2018, the maximum amount you can elect to deduct for most section 179 property placed in service in the year 2018 is $1,000,000. Computers and Related Peripheral Equipment Computers

Diversified Management Services, Inc. celebrates 25 Years in Business

Diversified Management Services Inc. wishes to convey our sincerest gratitude to our clients for their unwavering support as we celebrate our twenty-fifth year in business. On October 1, 2018 we began our 25th year of establishment.  We would like to thank