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Using an Employer ID Number to do Notary Business


Let me preface this article by stating that I am not an accountant, nor do I specialize in any form of business taxes. I just did some research and decided that, instead of using my Social Security Number (SSN), I should use an Employer Identification Number (EIN), also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number, to do notary business. ... Continue Reading

Notaries, Plan Ahead for Tax Season


The end of the year will be upon us before we know it. Black Friday promotions, holiday decorations and cold weather serve to remind us that the end of the year is fast approaching. Along with making preparations for holiday and family gatherings, notaries may want to begin planning ahead for the upcoming tax filing season by making sure that detailed records of any invoices, bank statements, receipts, and 1099s will be in place for a timely and smooth filing. ... Continue Reading

Are My Donated Notary Services Tax Deductible?


If you are offering notarial services free of charge to certain segments of your constituency, this simply means you are not charging the notarial fees (or any additional travel fees) for the notarial tasks you perform. ... Continue Reading

Tax Time - Notary, Start Now to Save!


Year's end is the time to start organizing for your taxes. And when the year is new, begin new procedures to make next year's taxes better for you. Here are some ideas to make things easier for a notary. ... Continue Reading
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