For Small Businesses

Three More Questions To Consider in 2018 For Your Small Business Plan

We are in that "calm before the storm" period before busy season begins in earnest for us, and it's a great time for us -- and for you, in my opinion -- to take stock. As we prepare for the increased activity and communication level that always comes this time of...

One Trump Tax Plan Mistake That Kyle Dickmann Wants You To Avoid

The internet can be a confusing, anxiety-inducing space.The national news is downright scary (and tragic), and places that used to be the province of baby pictures and goofy status updates are becoming increasingly divided over cultural questions and differences.But...

Know the Value of Your Time: An Entrepreneur’s Guide

Is there an additional way that we can serve your business? Please shoot me an email using the button at the top of this page and let me know what's happening in your business, and what seem to be your greatest needs right now. I'd love to speak into it for you. Or,...

Three Easy Ways for Business Owners to Develop Delegation Skills

The corporation deadline for businesses is behind us, and we're taking a big breath around here (while still focusedly working through personal tax returns as well). Apparently, there are basketball games being played.  Not that we would know much about that. We're...

Kyle Dickmann’s Price War Strategies: Three Reasons To Raise Your Prices

I take a look around the small business world sometimes, and I get a little sad.It's heartbreaking to watch small businesses in go out of business or not bring home enough bacon simply because they get trapped into thinking about their pricing in the wrong way.When...

2018 Tax Season Reflections From A Tax Professional

As I write, it's the day before tax day (which is Tuesday the 17th), and we are pushing hard during this final stretch. Procrastinators in are streaming through our doors, both virtual and actual (after all, we welcome them here), the phone is ringing off the hook,...

Eight Simple Ways To Add Sales Growth To Your Business

More guidance came to us last week from the IRS, and this last round is pretty meaty, as it relates to the 20% deduction for "Qualified Business Income" for passthrough entities. And, as a reminder, Congress passed these tax changes, but it's up to the IRS to...

Leading Through Change In Your Small Business

Goodness gracious, has there ever been change this year. I'm mostly referring to all of the new regulations in the tax code: the fact that strategies that "used to work" to reduce our clients' tax burdens might not work in the same way as they did in the past.Politics...

Facts About IRS Audits

With all of the chaos out there right now, the division and shouting, it's helpful to try to tune out the shouting and focus on what is actually in our sphere of productivity. One way that the IRS has decided it can be more productive is by outsourcing their...

Marketing Tips for Small Business Owners

As you may have heard, "Labor Day" originated during the time of 7-day workweeks of 12-hour days, in the late 1800's, as our country was in the throes of the Industrial Revolution. Times have certainly changed since then -- and our economy is no longer driven by the...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.

But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!