3 Quick Money Management Tips to Grow Your Business

It doesn’t take an advanced degree in finance or a CPA to keep your finances in check. And having a head for what’s happening with your money is crucial for small business success, just as it is in building personal wealth. So what type of quick money management tips help set a good groundwork for … Continued

Pros & Cons of Tax Extensions

If you’ve ever felt the pressure of getting your small business taxes done before the deadline, you’ve probably wondered what the pros & cons might be to filing for a tax extension. We’ve all been there. Things are busy, and as a entrepreneur you need to know what your options are without spending a ton … Continued

5 ways to Boost your Productivity

One of the things we’re constantly working on is finding new ways to boost productivity. We’ve asked around, tried a few things here in the office, and come up with these tips that are helping us save time, and do more without adding stress to our game plan. Get in Early (or Stay Late) We’ve … Continued

How to Make Smart Business Decisions

Have you ever sat down to make a business decision and wondered if what you were leaning toward was a wise choice? You’re not alone. Some might say that smart business decisions are made by those that are business savvy – that answer makes it sound as if being a smart decision maker requires an … Continued

How to Register for State & Local Taxes

  History Behind State & Local Taxes We can take paying state & local taxes back to the Founding Fathers. From the start of our country, until current day the Federal Government has always recognized the rights of the states to impose taxes on its citizens. When the Constitution was written, the ability to impose … Continued

Why You Should Choose an Accountant Over Doing It Yourself

We’re accountants, so you’re probably thinking that this article is going to be completely biased towards hiring accountants, preferably us, to do your bookkeeping and taxes, right? Well, we’d love to meet you and talk to you about your business, financial goals, and so on. We’d also like to make your life easier by taking … Continued

How to Calculate Self-Employment Taxes as a Small Business Owner

As small business accountants, we hear the question “how much should I put aside for self-employment taxes?” and other similar questions quite often. Although the answer really is “it depends”, we know that doesn’t help much in helping you get your books in order and make sure you’ve got enough come tax time. Today, we’re … Continued

Should I Itemize or Use Standard Deductions?

    Today we’re talking tax deductions, what they are, what qualifies, and how it will help your small business. Grab your favorite beverage and a notepad and pen and get ready to spend the next 30 minutes getting expert advice on how to work deductions to your benefit.  Have a specific questions or don’t … Continued

Where’s My Tax Refund & Other Tax Filing Information

You beat the rush and filed your taxes early. Having the stress over with is nice, but having that cash from your tax refund in your bank account would make the success of getting it done all that much sweeter, right? It’s true that the IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in … Continued