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Trends Driving Small Business in 2021

This article discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape on which most small businesses operate. However, trends such as digital footprint, virtual efficiency, workplace culture, and customer reviews are all set to be significant in the new year. No matter your specific industry, these trends apply to all

President Trump Signs Consolidated Appropriations Act

On December 22, 2020, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA2021), which includes $892 billion in coronavirus stimulus spending. The Act was signed into law on December 27 by President Trump. This long-awaited and highly contested piece of legislation ties coronavirus relief funding into a $1.4 trillion resolution for

Succession Planning Trends to Watch

This article discusses some of the basics that you can capitalize on to ensure that the succession of your business is as easy and efficient as possible. For example, tips such as communicating early, defining goals, and establishing a talent development program are all important things to consider when handing

Processing Payroll in 8 Easy Steps

Although outsourcing payroll is an effective approach, completing payroll in-house can save your business time and money. You may think that completing payroll is a daunting task, but following tips such as determining overtime pay, calculating gross pay, and determining deductions before you start the payroll process can keep you

Income Tax Brackets for 2020 and 2021

This article discusses the importance of being educated on the latest income tax brackets and trends to best optimize your hard-earned savings. Each year the IRS adjusts the tax brackets and knowing exactly which one you and your business fall into and can be very beneficial. Be sure to check

2020 YEAR END TAX LETTER NOW AVAILABLE

Year-end tax planning is seldom a simple proposition, and 2020 has been quite a challenge, to say the least. With this in mind, we have prepared a comprehensive 2020 Year-End Tax Planning Letter. For your convenience, the letter is divided into two sections: Individual Tax Planning (.PDF) » Business Tax

Finding, Retaining, and Rewarding the Right Staff and Clients

This article discusses some of the best practices that you can incorporate into your startup or general business to keep adequate clients and customers surrounding your business. Whether it is superior customer service, being open and honest, and/or rewarding great work, these tips can set you apart from the competition.

Deducting Losses – Current NOL Rules Related to the CARES Act

This article discusses how the coronavirus pandemic impacted many businesses in a negative way. Despite government funding programs such as the CARES Act and PPP Loan, many businesses are going to finish the year with a negative net operating loss. However, because of these losses, “It is critical for those

Main Street Loans Opening Up for Smaller Businesses

This article discusses the most recent announcement from the Federal Reserve Board. This is significant for small businesses because the minimum loan amount went from $250,000 to $100,000 on three Main Street loan facilities. Additionally, they published a frequently asked clarification document that answers questions concerning the paycheck protection program.

Reasons Hiring a Tax Accountant is Good for Small Business

This article discusses how, although hiring a CPA for your small business comes with a cost, the pros may outweigh the cons in this situation. For example, hiring a CPA will allow you to save precious time and can be used as a trusted source for support. Additionally, your accountant

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