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Making a Small Business a Big Business

Have you ever studied Tom Watson and how he created the colossus that is IBM? For starters, he envisioned how IBM would look before he started making moves and changes and he spent a great deal of time trying to … Read More

What is the EITC and How Do I Qualify?

Nothing is more misunderstood than the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).  Period.  Here’s the deal:  the EITC was initially designed to provide support for working parents – as any parent knows, there are PLENTY of costs associated with raising kids.  … Read More

5 Things to Be A Better Business Owner

Let’s face it – most training is only designed to do one thing – make you better at what you do.  More efficient, faster, and better on the Job. Most of the time, training – as its sold to business … Read More

What Are The Rules for W-2s

Perhaps no other form is as misunderstood as the lowly W-2.  “Expert” employees attempt to lecture managers every year about what can and cannot be done with a W-2 and each year, our team in the office fields scores of … Read More

Are You Working IN Your Business or ON your Business

An interesting thing happened a few weeks ago when a friend of mine started having the inside of his house painted.  He met with the painter who walked him and his wife through the entire process of how his company … Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About the 2017 Tax Year

Happy New Year! Every year, about this time, me and the team field call after call that starts with something like “…I forgot to ask you…” Fear not!  We’ve been taking notes and we wanted to give you a few … Read More

Businesses: Beware of The Trends

No matter where you look, people who should know better are caught up in trends.  It’s become part of the parlance of our times, after all, things are “trending” on social media, and trends DO offer the chance to make … Read More

January 29th Opening Day of Tax Season for Tax Year 2017

Now is the time to ensure a smooth tax season.  Seriously – even as a professional who preaches from the same gospel each year to all our clients, there are always a few that come in completely bamboozled by their … Read More

New Year’s Resolutions For Businesses?

Happy New Year! So here we are, another year older and presumably another year wiser.  Undoubtedly, you’ve made a list of resolutions that might look suspiciously like last year’s – get in shape, save more money, make more money, etc… … Read More

If you receive a W-2 and a 1099, Here is What to Know

Happy New Year! As we recover from the collective hangover that was 2017 and look forward to 2018, a lot of new contractors began working in 2017.  With the advent of Uber, UpWork, Fiverr and Lyft, contractors are everywhere and … Read More