Save Time and Money During Tax Time With This One Simple Tip

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Filing your taxes can either be a huge pain in the ass or just a small pain in the ass, depending on how organized you are.

In this short article I’m going to share one simple thing that I do to make filing my taxes  just a little bit less of a pain in the ass.

Let’s jump right in.

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Here’s How Much You’ll Save In Taxes With an S Corp (Hint: It’s a LOT)

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One of my favorite things about having a business is that making small changes can lead to big jumps in profit.

In this article I’m going to share how you can save thousands of dollars every year by simply setting your business up to be taxed as an S corp.

That’s not an exaggeration. This is one of the easiest ways to put more money in your pocket every year.

This will only take a few hours to implement, and it will pay large dividends for years to come.

Sound too good to be true?

It’s not. In fact, by filing as an S corporation in late 2017, I was able to save over $10,000 in taxes in 2018. That’s an extra ten G’s that went straight to my bank account. The same will be true for 2019 as well.

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How to Use Google My Business To Generate FREE Leads For Any Local Business

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Google My Business is one of the easiest, most effective, and FREE ways to generate leads to any homes service business. It doesn’t matter if you do small home repairs, build decks, or remodel homes, this is a major opportunity to grow your business with minimal effort.

There are very few free marketing methods for handymen and contractors that actually work. But, if you want to take advantage of this one, you’ll need to know how to optimize your profile on Google.

When I started my handyman business in 2012, I set up a profile on the platform (which was called Google Places at the time), and within days I was receiving high quality leads from it. Since then it has helped me generate hundreds of free leads and continues to play a significant role in my online marketing strategy.

I love tools like this because they help lower the barrier of entry to get started as a service pro. You can simply sign up, spend some time to optimize your profile, and in many cases, start receiving free leads within days.

Now, things are a little different than they were back in 2012. Far more businesses are online these days and the competition is higher. But you can still stand out with a little know-how. I’ve been helping handymen and contractor’s generate leads online for the last seven years and this strategy continues to work.

So let’s dive in! In this article, I’ll share how to leverage this free tool to grow your business fast.

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The First 5 Steps to Starting a Home Based Handyman Business

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Ready to start a home based handyman business and want to know the best way to get started?

Like most people in your shoes, you probably have one or more of the following questions:

“What’s the first step?”
“How much experience do I need?”
“What kind of licensing do I need?”
“How much money can I actually make?”

I’ll answer them all here. But regardless of what questions you have or how much experience is under your belt, starting a handyman business the smart way should always consist of the same steps.

And in this article, I’m going to walk you through the first 5 steps to starting a successful handyman business. By completing these first steps, you will create a clear business plan that is sure to bring you profit, freedom, and satisfaction.

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How to Make an Extra $1,000 Per Month in Just 5 Hours Per Week With a Part Time Handyman Business

The handyman business works great as a part-time business. The overhead is low and it only takes a few hours per week to generate a profit as long as you charge enough for your services.

So in this article, I’m going to break down the numbers to show you exactly how much you would need to charge in order to make an extra one thousand big ones each month while only working 5 hours per week total.

This is totally doable by the way. And I think it’s an excellent way to dip your toes in the water before you dive all the way in and go full time as a pro handyman.

Plus, $1,000 extra each month is nice. You can buy all kinds of fun stuff and experiences with that much moola.

Let’s dive into the math and get a realistic view of how to do this.

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Double Your Income Every Year – How to Unlock Consistent Growth in Your Business

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When I first heard the saying “work smarter, not harder,” it stunned me. I just sat there slack-jawed and confused while the guy that said it casually got up and walked away.

It happened in a college class, and ever since that moment I’ve been trying to figure out what it actually means.

I remember this experience because I felt dumb – like a Neanderthal banging stones together while everyone else is driving flying cars.

I now had a big question looming over my head…”How does somebody actually work smarter instead of harder?”

Whatever the answer was, I wanted to do that.

But I didn’t realize until much later that

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