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

Can a Small Business Get a Tax Refund?

When you send more tax dollars to the federal or state government than you owe, you may be eligible for a tax refund. This is... read more

Reverse Mortgages and Estate Planning: What You Need to Know

If you’ve spent any time browsing online or watching TV in recent years, you’ve probably seen advertisements for reverse mortgages. The pitch is simple: As... read more

What Are the Tax Implications of a Reverse Mortgage?

If you’re considering a reverse mortgage, you may be wondering about the tax implications of a reverse mortgage and whether the money you receive is... read more

Small Business Tax Rate: Your 2021 Guide

Dealing with small business taxes can be complicated, as there isn’t a single tax form or even a single tax rate that applies to all... read more

Employee Retention Credit: Can Your Small Business Benefit?

The Employee Retention Credit is one of the most important new tax credits to help small businesses suffering in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.... read more

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