Janet Berry-Johnson

Janet Berry-Johnson is a freelance writer with four years of experience covering accounting, income taxes, insurance, mortgages and personal finance topics. She’s a CPA and spent a decade working as an auditor and tax adviser before pursuing writing full time. She’s written for several outlets, including Forbes, Discover, FreshBooks and Wirecutter. Her blog, Life & Taxes, caters to small business owners interested in learning more about accounting and taxes.

Articles by Janet Berry-Johnson

Best Accounting Software for Small Business

Tracking income and expenses are critical for businesses of any size, but it isn’t easy to manage without the right tools. For some, a simple... read more

Your Small Business Tax Preparation Checklist

For small business owners, there’s good and bad news: there weren’t any major changes to the small business tax code for 2019, but many are... read more

SBA Form 1920: Lender’s Application for All 7(a) Loan Programs

Whether you need funding to start or grow a business, or see your company through difficult times, a loan from the Small Business Administration (SBA)... read more

How Does Debt Consolidation Work? See the Math

Debt consolidation is the process of combining several debts into one, with one monthly payment. This can help simplify your finances, lower your overall cost... read more

Understanding Your Business Credit Report

If you’ve ever applied for a credit card, car loan or mortgage, you’re likely familiar with personal credit scores. But many people — even small... read more

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