Janet Berry-Johnson


A freelance writer with a background in accounting and income tax planning and preparation for individuals and small businesses, Janet Berry-Johnson is a regular contributor to several online publications, including Business Insider, Money Crashers, and Self Financial. She helps people make sense of complicated accounting and income tax questions.

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Is your business tax exempt?

Find out what it takes for your business to be a tax-exempt business.

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What are employment taxes? What small business should know

Employment taxes are related to compensation. Complying with federal, state, and local employment tax laws can be complicated, but failing to do so…

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Tax planning tips for busy entrepreneurs

Tax planning is an essential part of growing a business—not a post-year-end activity. When you wait until after the end of the tax year to get…

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Small business taxes: Deducting employee benefits can help you

Find out how deducting employee benefits can be a boon for your small business taxes.

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Paying payroll taxes: Most common mistakes business owners make

Find out what common mistakes business owners make when paying payroll taxes and how to avoid them.

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Small Business Tax Prep 101: What to bring to your tax appointment

Tax prep is an important part of running a small business. Read on to find out what you should bring to your tax appointment.

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Why did my business get an IRS notice?

Read on to find out why your business got an IRS letter and how to handle it.

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How to put your federal tax refund to work in your business

An extra influx of cash from a tax refund is always welcome. But don't squander that windfall away on things that won't help your business. Take time…

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What is a PTIN Number? And does your tax preparer have one?

Having a PTIN alone isn't an indication of a tax preparer's skills or experience, but it does show they've at least complied with the minimum…

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Claiming the per diem deduction: Best practices for your business

Tracking, documenting, and reimbursing employees for their business travel expenses can be a pain. One way to simplify the process is by setting per…

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