Jim Blasingame is one of the world’s foremost experts on small business and entrepreneurship. He is president and founder of Small Business Network, Inc., and creator and award-winning host of The Small Business Advocate® Show, the world’s only weekday radio talk show dedicated to small business, nationally syndicated since 1997. TaxMama® is a regular guest on Jim’s show and below you will find interviews where they cover topics ranging from entrepreneurship through to avoiding a tax audit.
If you’re a freelancer, what is your legal status? Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why every freelancer should determine which legal entity is right for them and operate – and pay taxes – within that scope.
Don’t let tax avoidance turn into tax evasion. Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to talk about what tax evasion can look like in a small business, and reveal how a small business can get themselves into dire straits with the IRS.
Exporting is good business, but foreign bank accounts can create problems. Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the things you have to do if you open a business bank account in another country.
Your self-directed IRA can be very versatile. Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to explain how to use the funds in a self-directed IRA to partially or completely pay for a real estate investment, including mistakes to avoid.
We’re all going out of our businesses for good one day, either head first or feet first. Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the inevitable exiting of our businesses, and recommend several steps to prepare for a financially successful departure.
Would you like to write off your next vacation as a business expense? Tax expert, Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to outline ways to make most if not all of your next vacation expenses tax deductible.
What score does the IRS get for doing its job this year? Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to report that the IRS gets a good grade for learning how to focus on high-percentage activity that offers the most return.
Are you checking the validity of the social security number of each employee? Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how some people use stolen Social Security numbers to scam the system and how to validate the numbers of your employees.
Stealing and using Social Security numbers is a felony. Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to explain how identity thieves steal Social Security numbers of newborns from hospitals and how to keep check on yours.
The Swiss Bank whistleblowers received a $104 million payday from the IRS. Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the reward provisions for turning in legitimate tax fraud, plus a caution for false accusations.
The IRS wants to help you if you’ve misclassified workers. Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Voluntary Classification Settlement Program (form 8952) that helps if you’ve been misclassifying workers as contractors instead of employees.
Should you use a tax professional to make contact with the IRS? Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to encourage you to get a tax professional to help you work with the IRS when you’ve misclassified worker as contractors instead of employees.
America has a safety net of resources for small businesses from incubators to chambers of commerce. Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the free assistance and networking resources available for both startups and existing small businesses.
Today’s the day! Make sure your file your corporate extension or return. Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss today’s deadline for filing a corporate extension, plus the new form for an extension to pay.