• The Traits of a Successful Small Business Owner

    Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to identify four critical traits that you will need in order to be a successful small business owner.

  • The True Cost of Starting a New Business

    Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to report on research that reveals the costs and expenses required to start a new business today.

  • Tax Deadlines

    Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss several tax deadlines, including some last minute things we can do to cut our taxes.

  • Upcoming Tax Deadlines

    Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss upcoming tax deadlines on qualified retirement plan filings and extensions for corporate and individual returns, plus more on the house.

  • Hobby Lobby Case and Your Small Business

    Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling and how it may impact your small business.

  • Reporting on Current House Bills

    Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss current House bills, including a permanent moratorium on internet access taxes and a permanent research credit.

  • 2014 Taxes

    Our guest is Barbara Weltman, president of Big Ideas for Small Business, Inc.

  • Why filing estimated income taxes is different from payroll filing

    Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to report on filing estimated quarterly income taxes and why this cycle is different from filing payroll taxes.

  • How regulations are stifling small business growth

    Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to report that the government makes a new regulation every 2.5 hours which is stifling the ability of small businesses to grow.

  • When Congress holds up tax credit renewals it hurts the economy

    Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to report on several tax credit renewals that Congress has not approved for 2014, and how this has a negative impact on the economy.

  • Record keeping in anticipation of a tax audit

    Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the key elements of preparing for the possibility of an IRS tax audit, including how many years or records you have to keep.

  • Tax filing deadlines for individuals and non-corporations

    Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to report on the tax filing deadlines facing individuals, LLCs, partnerships and sole proprietorships, including how to file extension.

  • Upcoming tax deadlines for all corporations

    Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the key elements of preparing for the possibility of an IRS tax audit, including how many years or records you have to keep.

  • What you need to know about year-end donations

    Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss year-end tax planning for 2013 with a focus on the tax treatment of gift giving and charitable contributions.

  • Is America's benevolent spirit under government assault?

    Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the unique levels of charitable giving around the globe by Americans and how some tax code changes may be putting that in jeopardy.

  • Retirement programs that can impact 2013 taxes

    Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to identify some of the retirement programs that you can still take advantage of for tax purposes both now and until you file your tax return.

  • How will Obamacare impact the self-employed

    Is there a difference between being self-employed and a business owner? Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the definition of someone who's self-employed especially when dealing with taxes and the government.

  • The greatest tax challenge for the self-employed

    How the self-employed get upside-down with the IRS. Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the greatest challenge for the self-employed is getting behind with the IRS in filing self-employment taxes.