this year's tax deadlines

This Year’s Tax Deadlines

Monday, February 26th, 2024

Freelancers, solopreneurs, small business owners and other self-employed people face a unique set of challenges – especially when managing their taxes. Unlike employees whose employers handle tax withholdings, self-employed people must make estimated tax payments four times throughout the year. You should understand this...

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The Evolution of Accounting Software

Thursday, October 19th, 2023

When you think about the history of accounting, images of dusty ledgers and handwritten columns of calculations might come to mind. But times have changed! Let’s look back at the evolution of accounting software to see how far we’ve come. Ancient Counters and Abacuses Accounting has...

TurboTax vs. CPA

TurboTax vs. CPA

Friday, August 25th, 2023

Time and money are the most precious resources for small business owners, sole proprietors and gig economy workers. When tax time rolls around again, it can be tempting to take a DIY approach with software like TurboTax. However, that method can expose you to...

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Fiscal Year End

Monday, July 17th, 2023

Every business must manage its finances, and understanding the fiscal year is a crucial component in accomplishing that objective. The fiscal year is an integral part of accounting and tax reporting, but its start and end dates may not always align with what you...

Simplifying Self-Employment Taxes: A Clearview Guide

Friday, June 2nd, 2023

When you're self-employed, navigating the tax landscape can seem daunting. However, with some guidance and understanding, you can successfully file your self-employment taxes without losing your sanity. Here at Clearview Accounting, we're all about making numbers your friend, so let's demystify self-employment taxes. 1. Understanding...