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Self-Employed? Take Smarter Deductions!

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

Taking business deductions creates two problems for the self-employed: Deductions encourage self-employed workers to compete in "a race to the bottom...

A No-Cost Tax Break for Self-Employed

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 05.25.2013 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

A reader of a recent post asked: "Nancy, I understand that a self-employed person has to shoulder the expenses that an ordinary wage or salaried perso...

IRS Denies Self-Employed Profits

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

Self-employed business owners desperately need tax reform. But no meaningful tax reform for self-employed will take place until the IRS dumps its Chim...

Self-Employed Social Security Nightmare

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 04.20.2013 | Small Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

Self-employed pay the highest income tax rate of any group in the US economy. In 2013 self-employed workers will owe a total tax rate of 25.3 to 43.3 ...

Self-Employed Pay Highest Tax Rate in US

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

In many of his Rich Dad Poor Dad books, Robert Kiyosaki mocks self-employment as a choice that makes sole proprietors even poorer than employees. He's right, but not for the reason he thinks.

Give Small Business Owners a Break!

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 12.19.2012 | Small Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

You may not have noticed it, but at the town hall debate on October 16th, Governor Romney torpedoed his own claim that he would give small businesses a break.