Trading Resources

Day Trading Business Resources in AZ

Everything You Need to Know About a Registered Agent for Your Trading Business

Navigating all of the legal and logistical requirements of forming and running your own business can be overwhelming. You need to be sure your operation is compliant on a local, state, and federal level in order to set yourself up for long-term success (that’s why we always recommend consulting a professional to help with the process).

One of the requirements for compliance that can sometimes be confusing is the designation of a Registered Agent. Especially if you’re running an active trading business, it can be difficult to determine what is really necessary to meet this requirement. Let’s break it down so you can make the right decision for your enterprise.

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Business Entity Resources for Day Traders

What Are the Advantages of Forming a Business in the State You Reside In?

If you work as a day trader, incorporating your enterprise is a smart move. There will be a lot of considerations for you to make as you begin to make your business official—what type of entity you want to be, who (if anyone) will help you with operations, and which state is the most ideal for registration.

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Tax Prep Services for Traders in Arizona

Stocks and Taxes: Here’s What You Need to Know

Tax season can get confusing when your assets are distributed in multiple different places. The taxes you pay on stocks you hold will depend on how your shares are structured and what you do with them. If you’re already an active or day trader, you may be considering the benefits of long-term stock investment.

Make sure as you go through your research that you’re educating yourself with the essential information you need to know when it comes to stock taxation!

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Four Tax Deductions for Traders

Working as a day trader can be a challenge. Making quick moves in a constantly fluctuating stock market that result in consistent profit is a job that takes time, skill, and resources to master.

Fortunately, when tax season rolls around, many of the expenses required to keep up with the industry translate into write-offs. In fact, any costs defined as ordinary and necessary to collecting and managing your income can be deducted. If you keep a detailed list of your business expenditures throughout the year, your tax preparation expert will be able to help you determine what qualifies as a deduction. Read more

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Understanding the Wash Sale Rule

It’s important for anyone who buys and sells stock on a regular basis to be aware of tax code policies that can affect you come tax time. We understand that this can be a lot to keep track of—especially for day traders—and not to mention pretty confusing!

The best solution is, of course, to have a professional advise you and handle your taxes so you don’t have to worry about trying to figure out all the rules. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t educate yourself on the tax regulation basics!

Start with our breakdown of one of the most inevitable policies you’ll have to deal with in the trading profession: the wash sale rule.

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Business Services for Day Traders

S Corporations for Traders: Why They’re a Bad Idea

When you decide to take your day trading business to the next level, there are a number of legal entities you can choose to form for tax and legal purposes. Establishing a formal business for your day trading enterprise can provide you with some tax advantages at year-end, helps separate and protect personal assets, and can give you access to benefits traditional businesses generally enjoy.

Not all business entities are a good fit for day traders though. In addition to popular choices such as an LLC, LLC partnership, or a C Corporation, you may be considering S Corporation status for your ventures.

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Day Trading Business Services in AZ

The Benefits of a Partnership LLC

Owning and operating your own business can be stressful, especially if you’re already dealing with the hectic, fast-paced workload of a day trader. However, creating a professional entity that can be taxed as a partnership—such as an LLC—for your trading business does have a number of benefits to consider.

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Business Dissolution Services in AZ

How to Properly Dissolve Your Business

Unfortunately, business owners sometimes must make the decision to leave their enterprise behind and move forward professionally and personally. Perhaps you’re facing bankruptcy, ready to retire, or are planning your next big career move. Whatever your motivation may be, the process of closing your business should be completed thoroughly and officially.

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