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Erica Seppala

Erica Seppala

Expert Analyst & Reviewer at Merchant Maverick
An expert in accounting, finance, and point of sale, Erica has been researching and writing about all things small-business since 2018. Erica's insights into personal and business finance have been cited in numerous publications, including MSN, Real Simple, and Reader's Digest. She is a graduate of Limestone College.
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How Much Do You Have To Make To File Taxes?

If you made less than $5,000 in income, you may not be required to file and pay taxes based on a number of factors. For example, individual taxpayers that are married filing separately or dependent taxpayers may be required to file a tax return, even if they made less than $5,000. In some cases, you may want to file even if you don’t meet income requirements because you may receive a tax refund.

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Feb 2, 2022 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing, Small Business

How Are Bonuses Taxed?

Are you a small business owner that’s rewarding your employees with a year-end bonus? You will need to decide how much to give, when to distribute the bonus, and calculate how much taxes to withhold based on the bonus tax rate for 2022 (spoiler alert: tax calculations for bonuses are different from regular wages).

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Nov 21, 2022 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing, Small Business
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Bench Accounting Review

Not every business owner has the time or experience to tackle their business’s bookkeeping, and for those owners, Bench may be the perfect solution. Bench’s professionals can handle your bookkeeping on a regular basis at a fraction of the cost of hiring an in-house bookkeeper.

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Jun 3, 2022 Filed under: Accounting Software Reviews

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