Use NAHB’s Biztools to Help Manage Taxes, Contractors
NAHB has recently added key resources to Biztools, the association’s Business Management Resource Web pages, that will make it easier for members to manage their taxes and contractors. These resources are available to members only.
Information about new tax deductions available to the construction industry and tax credits for energy-efficient cars and homes can be found on the new Biztools tax resource, “Tax Help,” at www.nahb.org/taxes.
In addition to information about these new additions to the tax code, “Tax Help” also includes tax-related information about records retention, estate planning, capital gains and more,as well as other tax resources and links.
"Tax Help" also includes an article about how the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is planning to scrutinize small businesses more closely and what resources are available to ensure compliance with IRS regulations. (Members can click here to read the story.)
Working Effectively With Trade Contractors
The new Biztools section about how to work effectively with trade contractors can be found at www.nahb.org/trades.
The section includes information to help you:
- Better manage your subcontracting
- Improve scheduling
- Shorten your cycle time
- Eliminate punch lists
NAHB Biztools Has Nearly 300 Resources to Help You Run Your Business More Profitably
Go to NAHB's Business Management Tools Web pages (available to members only) for instant access to nearly 300 timesaving, moneymaking and cost-cutting business resources to help you run your business more profitably. Get guidance on accounting and financial management, business strategy, computers and information technology, customer service, human resources and more.
Resources are added weekly, so bookmark www.nahb.org/biztools to go directly to these vital business management resources.
Local and state home builders associations can link directly to www.nahb.org/biztools from their Web site and give their members instant access to these resources. It will make your HBA's Web site the place to go for the information and guidance that members need to succeed.
NAHB Kit Gives Builders Back-to-Basics Tips in Cooling Market
With the current cooling of the nation’s housing market expected to persist into the middle of next year, NAHB has developed a comprehensive online toolkit geared to providing association members with information that will help them prosper in today’s changing business environment.
To access the “Back to Basics” toolkit, you must be an NAHB member and have a login to www.nahb.org. To create a login, go to www.nahb.org/login or click on the log-in button on the main menu bar.
For assistance, call the NAHB Member Service Center at 800-368-5242.