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...

Should College Students Invest In The Market Or Pay Off Student Loans Early?

As a general rule, most debt isn't helpful to you. In fact, I could probably state that more clearly: debt can be a massive load on your financial future.And, of course, that is especially true of student loans.Now, much can be written about the explosion of student...

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...

Strategizing Your Business’s Cash Flow Plan For 2019

2018 is FINALLY over, and we have a brand new year ahead of us ... and it feels pretty great. The year ahead is full of possibilities for your business, and we are so privileged to walk alongside you in the financial aspects of these possibilities.And there's a very...

The First Thing You Need To Do

Well, it’s my job to help people “ride out the storms” in their financial life. And I’ve noticed a very real difference between those that handle it well…and those that, well, don’t.

Is a C-Corp or S-Corp Right for Your Business?

With our nation celebrating its 242nd birthday, and all of this talk about "independence" flying around, I have a question for you -- one that I think you should think hard about: Are you achieving the independence you wanted in your business? As you know, it is hard...

How Money Works For Business Owners (Part 1)

Sometimes it feels like all we face is turmoil. And this feeling is not restricted to those businesses who survive "month-to-month". Even the best-capitalized among us can get trapped by the ever-increasing cycle of impending doom. This is especially true if we follow...

Why Business Owners Should Excel in Year-End Giving

I wrote something similar to what I'm about to offer you today for our individual/family clients recently, but it occurred to me this morning that YOU, as a successful business owner, might especially benefit from the perspective that I'd like to offer you.You see,...

The TCJA And What It Means For Your Business

Usually, in the week following the Super Bowl, I do a fun rundown on the various advertisements -- at least a short one. But this was an unusual year. Because unless you are a Patriots fan, everything about that game experience was boring, including the...

2017 Year-End Tax Strategies for Business Owners With Tax Reform In Mind

The holidays are funny for business owners. And, I must tell you, especially so for tax professionals like me. Every year, Congress delivers updates to the tax code, seemingly at the very last minute, so my staff and I are often working over the holidays when others...

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!