• Accounting Calculator Taxes

    Understanding Taxation for Entrepreneurs in Norway

    Taxation is one of the most fascinating economic and political concepts in the modern age, primarily because it’s often a huge bone of contention among citizens despite the role that it plays in driving state revenues and funding significant aspects of public spending. It’s often the rate of taxation that provides such a challenge to political parties (particularly in the UK), as although governments must impose taxes as a way of funding infrastructure spending, individuals and businesses tend to look on high levies as being oppressive and damaging to growth. However, the same cannot be said in Norway and similar Scandinavian nations, which are widely considered to be among the…

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    Business Tools

    Software All New Businesses Must Have

    Congratulations! So you have decided to set out on your own, either by starting a small business or freelancing (one in the same, really). This is surely an exciting time for you and your loved ones, but it can also be a bit overwhelming if you don’t have the right support tools in place to help you. Fortunately, there are tons of software options for small businesses meant to streamline the day-to-day processes. From accounting to scheduling to shipping management, the tech world has got you covered. If you are not taking advantage of all the fruits the digital age has wrought, you are bound to be left in the…

  • Paperwork
    Accounting,  Corporate Law,  Finance

    Which Entrepreneurs Need to Fill Out an ITIN Application?

    Many entrepreneurs aspire to start a small business in a country outside of their own. However, to start a business in the United States, you typically need a social security number (SSN) to get started. An individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN) is an alternative to an SSN for foreign entrepreneurs who may not meet the requirements to get an SSN. An ITIN will allow you to file income tax returns, start a business in the US, and apply for small business financing. You can learn more about ITIN in this Camino Financial post. Let’s take a look at who needs to fill out an ITIN application and how it can…

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    Accounting,  Finance

    Planning Ahead – 5 Tips to Help You Create a Financially Secure Retirement

    Most people imagine retirement will be an endless holiday, filled with visits to see friends and family, overseas holidays, and leisurely games of golf. However, many have little to no savings and no plan to build a retirement nest egg that will allow them to make this dream a reality. With life expectancy higher than ever, most Americans should have two decades to enjoy life without work. This means it’s worth starting your retirement fund planning now so you can comfortably achieve all the goals you have in mind. Here are five tips to get you started. Consider a Self-Managed Super Fund Switching over to a self-managed super fund (SMSF)…

  • Accounting Calculator Taxes
    Accounting,  Corporate Law,  Finance

    The Dollars and Cents of Accountant Liability Insurance

    The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics states there are more than 1.3 million accountants throughout America. Accountants are responsible for handling a broad range of very delicate fiscal information and are accountable for preserving sensitive documentation and electronic files. Financial Professionals complete duties such as tax returns, financial audits, and accounting advice for individuals and businesses. As you know, being a successful Accountant requires a high level of care. There are many opportunities for an Accountant to make a critical error. A financial oversight can severely impact a client resulting in a long list of negative outcomes. Damages resulting from an accounting blunder may simply be a hassle of…

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    Details About Public Records Background Check

    Public records are the documents or pieces of information regarding a particular one's or a citizen, not considered confidential and the ones which don't generally pertain to the conduct of government. For example, in states like California, when a couple fills the marriage license application, they are given the option of checking the box as to affirm whether the marriage is purely "confidential" or purely "public".