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Barbara Weltman

Barbara Weltman is an attorney and nationally recognized expert in tax, legal, and financial matters for small businesses. She’s the author of many top-selling books on taxes and business including the annual J.K. Lasser’s Small Business Taxes. She is also the publisher of Idea of the Day® and Big Ideas for Small Business®, a contributor to SBA.gov and a number of Fortune 500 sites, and serves on the advisory board to the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council.

Recent Articles

10 Year-End Tax Planning Actions to Take Now
Failing to act now on your year-end tax planning can cost you money and hurt your bottom line. Here are 10 strategies you can use to get ready for tax season.
5 Tax Strategies for Your Holiday Sales
The holiday season is the busiest time of the year for most small businesses. Here are five tax strategies for holiday sales that can help maximize your profits.
Small Businesses Tax Deductions You Should Know
Not sure what write-offs you can claim as a small business? The Blueprint's guide to small business tax deductions walks you through your options as you navigate tax season.
Who Should Prepare Your Small Business Taxes?
Unsure of your business tax responsibilities? The Blueprint's guide provides an overview of business taxes, using a tax professional, and using a tax software.
A Guide to the Section 179 Deduction and Equipment Purchases
If you've purchased any type of business equipment, you may qualify for the Section 179 deduction. The Blueprint's guide walks you through your write-off options.
How to Make a Qualified Retirement Plan Work for Your Business
The Blueprint outlines the small business benefits of offering a qualified retirement plan. Learn why it makes sense to offer a retirement plan to employees.
A Beginner's Guide to the Qualified Business Income Deduction (QBI Deduction)
The Qualified Business Income (QBI) Deduction is a tax deduction for pass-through entities. Learn if your business qualifies for the QBI deduction of up to 20%.