Business Taxes

Credit for Your Small Business?

As you can imagine, I get a lot of questions surrounding how small businesses – new or established – can secure credit or funding.  There’s a lot of ways to answer that question, and there’s a lot of challenges.  Personally?  … Read More

Beware Mixing Business and Pleasure!

No, this isn’t a “NSFW” article, but it is a warning.  I run into this challenge with nearly every small business owner, and it’s one you MUST adhere to and guard against:  Don’t comingle your business and personal monies.  Let’s … Read More

Hoarding Talent?       

In the face of recessionary fears, many businesses have maintained staff, even though they expect an economic downturn. Going against conventional wisdom, some companies are actually hoarding labor.             According to Insight Global, many executives believe that if a recession … Read More

Five Things You Need To Do

As you can imagine, I field a LOT of questions about what small business owners can and can’t “do” to help with their tax liabilities, and I hear a lot of the same questions over and over.  I thought I’d … Read More

Did You Ever Stop To Ask Yourself This?

One of the foundational ideas that led many of us to opening the doors to our own business is the singular idea of “freedom.” We wanted freedom from the corporate world, freedom from a “dumb” boss, freedom to do things … Read More

Wow (something to think about)

I wanted to send out a quick post to say one thing:  No matter what, you deserve the best.  The other day, I was listening to a podcast and heard an interesting way to think about clients, and I wanted … Read More

How Much Cash Should You Have?               

Money is going digital. When your check goes straight to your bank account and you pay your bills directly from that account, you might never see an actual bank note.  On the other hand, should you have some cash on … Read More

How Much Technology Do You Need?

I wanted to share an ironic “contrast” from two clients last week, and of course, I’ll not name names, but these two entrepreneurs are polar opposites.  Perhaps I use the term “entrepreneur” too loosely, as one is a classic “small … Read More

Is AI Worth the Work?       

     Before we move forward, let’s take a step back. From 1848 to 1850, San Francisco’s population surged from roughly a thousand people to over 25,000 amid the California Gold Rush. Now, a gold rush of a different sort is … Read More

Don’t Forget to File Your Taxes

I mentioned this last week in my post to you, but time IS growing short to handle any extensions.  Corporate is due to be filed next month on the 15th, and mid-October is when personal taxes have to be filed.  … Read More