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

Business Loan Requirements: 7 Things You Need to Qualify

Are you a small business owner considering taking out a loan? Getting a business loan can seem complex and time consuming — especially since every... read more

Best Business Loans for Bad Credit in March 2023

Having impaired credit may limit your options for business financing. Fortunately, certain lenders offer bad credit business loans to those with credit scores as low... read more

Franchise Tax: What Business Owners Need to Know

A franchise tax is not a tax on franchises, like a McDonald’s or a 7-Eleven. Instead, it’s a tax paid by businesses for the privilege... read more

What is a Sole Proprietorship?

A sole proprietorship is a type of business structure where a single individual, known as the sole proprietor, owns and operates the company. If you’re... read more

5 Tax Planning Strategies for Small Business

As tax filing season approaches, small business owners inevitably start thinking about how to reduce their business taxes. From taking advantage of available credits and... read more

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