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Janet Berry-Johnson

Janet Berry-Johnson is a Certified Public Accountant. Before leaving the accounting world to focus on freelance writing, she specialized in income tax consulting and compliance for individuals and small businesses. She lives in Omaha, Nebraska with her husband and son and their rescue dog, Dexter.
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Moving for a Job: Tax-Deductible Expenses & Relocation Assistance

Did you move to take a new job this year, or are you considering moving for work in the near future? According to the U.S. Census Bureau, just over 10% of the more than 32...
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6 Ways to Protect Your Small Business From the Upcoming Recession

It seems everyone in the U.S. and around the globe is ringing a recession alarm bell right now. Economists and investors are taking a decidedly dreary tone when it comes to economic predictions. But...
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11 Costs of Hiring a New Employee for Your Company

When you bring a new employee on board, you need to consider the total cost of hiring, whether you're a solopreneur who's considering hiring some help or you already have a team of employees...
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What Are Capital Gains & Losses – How to Calculate Tax Rates & Deductions

Whether you're new to the world of investing or thinking of selling stocks, bonds, or real estate you've had for some time, you need to understand how you'll be taxed on the income you generate. When...
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Hobby Loss Rules: How to Preserve Your Side Business Tax Deductions for Expenses

Do you have a talent that provides value to others? If so, you may have considered turning that skill into a money-making venture. But would that venture be a hobby or a business? For...
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How to Pay Taxes to the IRS – Online, Check or Credit Card

You've assembled and organized all of your tax documents to meet the July 15 tax filing deadline, and you've discovered that, unfortunately, you didn't have enough tax withheld or make enough estimated payments. As a...
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United States Tax History – Federal Income Tax History in America

It's safe to say that few Americans find taxes fascinating. In fact, "frustrating," "nerve-wracking," and "bewildering" might be more commonly applied terms when describing the requirement to pay a portion of your income to...
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How Much Is Self-Employment Tax & How Do You Pay It?

Being self-employed is awesome. You enjoy more control over your work-life balance, choose your hours, and have more say in the people and clients you work with. But before you hand in your letter...
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4 Options for Paying or Dealing With Your Tax Debt

Do you owe money to the IRS that you can't afford to pay? You're not alone. At the end of the 2017 fiscal year, more than 14,000 taxpayers had delinquent accounts with the IRS, with...