The Face Behind Marketplace

Some of the biggest moves in the business world fly under the radar, even as they have a massive impact on organizations and society at large. While celebrity CEOs like Elon Musk make international headlines, Deb Liu never made the … Read More

Thinking Long Term

One thing not enough people consider is long-term care (LTC). These plans typically help cover the costs for services like in-home care, stays at nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and adult daycare programs. Traditional insurance plans and Medicare/Medicaid often … Read More

Beware of the Trends

Now that all the paperwork should have gone out regarding 1099s, W2s, and so on, the real work here at the office is just beginning.  I wanted to spend a few minutes sharing some things that have come up in … Read More

Stop Shopping, Start Stacking

Jeff Bezos has uttered some words you might not expect — at least not from someone who made his billions as the founder of Amazon, one of the world’s largest retailers. Just before the first of the year, Bezos advised … Read More

Is It The End Of Free Shipping

For several years now, consumers have been able to rely on Amazon and its Prime program, which offers free and fast delivery, among other things. Other companies have also boasted free and low-cost delivery, but with rising fuel and labor … Read More

Small Business Owners Need to get Back in the Garage

This month, I’ve been really carrying on about small business owners stepping into a larger role as the leader of their businesses, and while it might seem weird for a tax professional to be preaching this, the truth is simple: … Read More

Who Is Peter Thiel?

When you think of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO, may come to mind first. But venture capitalist Peter Thiel also played a major role in Facebook, and he’s had a big part in other tech companies too. These … 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

IRS Tool for Non-Filers to Receive the Economic Impact Payment

To help millions of people, the Treasury Department and the IRS launched a new web tool allowing quick registration for Economic Impact Payments for those who don’t normally file a tax return. The non-filer tool, developed in partnership between the IRS and the Free … Read More

Disaster Loan Assistance

COVID-19 ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN APPLICATION For small businesses, 1099 independent contractors, and sole proprietors affected by the coronavirus there is a way to keep your business a float and maybe even keep everyone on payroll (including yourself) via the … Read More