Author Archives: Kyle Dugan EA CAA

How Much Leadership Do I Really Need to Know to Be Successful as a Small Business Owner?

For a lot of business owners, the concept of real leadership is quite foreign.  Small businesses around the world are filled with one- and two-person businesses, or companies that rely on third-party suppliers for shipping, fulfillment, and so on.  The … Read More

What Rising Rates Really Mean

Anyone who hasn’t been under a rock for the last year knows the price of nearly everything has gone up dramatically, and just about every pundit and politician has a scapegoat to blame.  The downside is this:  who cares who … Read More

IRS Penalty Relief for 2019 and 2020

If you owe penalties for 2019 and/ or 2020 there is some good news for you. The IRS will be waiving those penalties and this will happen automatically. If you don’t receive a refund of penalties you paid nor letter … Read More

All About IRS Payroll Tax Relief For Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Many small business and sole proprietors have been hammered by 2020;COVID-19, shutdowns, lockdowns, riots, endless rule changes, and pivoting as the world adjusts. Are we seeing a light at the end of the tunnel? It is hard to tell. There … Read More

Looking for Opportunities? Keep an eye here…

This month, we’ve been spending a lot of time focusing on – you guessed it – money.  One of the things that I see coming out of the current downturn is a lot of opportunity, especially for those who have … Read More

A Different Tip For Action Takers…

Look, it’s no secret that this economy is challenging entrepreneurs like never before.  Even in the midst of the meltdown in 2008-2009, we didn’t see anything like this.  Today, though, I want to share a simple tip that Is sure … Read More

Real Estate Corner

Maybe you’ve already seen how the volatility in the stock and cryptocurrency markets have drained a lot of value from people’s holdings and that’s true.  If you are one of those lucky enough to have dodged that bullet – or … Read More

How to Keep Your Finances Afloat

Look, let’s just be honest right now – people are struggling financially.  Yes, stimulus checks are continuing to go out and they are having an impact for millions of Americans. Despite that, times are still hard for a lot of … Read More

Saving a Little More…

No matter how you were impacted by the pandemic, it’s making finances hard for a lot of folks right now.  Mortgages not paid, rent payments missed, and car notes paid late.  One of the things most of us have to … Read More

Staying Stimulated

We’re in the midst of history and seemingly every small business is having the same worries… “How will we survive?” Let me tell you, the most critical thing you can do right now, as a small business owner, ids to … Read More