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

Year-End Tax Planning Strategies for Small Business Owners

Each year, small business owners overpay their taxes because they miss out on certain deductions and tax-planning strategies that can reduce their taxable income. Often,... 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

Your Taxes and You: What Is an Identity Protection Personal Identification Number?

The Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP PIN) is part of the IRS’s plan to prevent fraudulent refunds. An IP PIN is a six-digit number... read more

How To Start a Business in Virginia

When CNBC compiled its 13th annual list of Top States for Business in 2019, Virginia (though technically a commonwealth) claimed the number one spot, due... read more

How To Start a Business in New Jersey

Are you thinking of starting a business in New Jersey? Before you order new business cards, you might want to take a look at the... read more

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