Category Archives: Business Tips

Your New Hire Checklist

Hiring a new employee is a big accomplishment in any small business, and there are a lot of steps involved, too. Here’s a handy checklist to help you stay organized when you bring that new hire on board.    First … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Speed Up Your Cash Flow

One of the biggest challenges for small businesses is managing cash flow. There never seems to be enough cash to meet all of the obligations, so it makes sense to speed up cash flow when you can. Here are five … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Boost Your Business Revenue for 2019

The start of a new year also means that it’s the perfect time to revisit old business strategies from last year so that you can maximize your revenue for 2019. If your financial numbers were fantastic last year, that’s great! … Continue reading

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Business Meals with Tax Reform

In Notice 2018-76, the IRS states that client and prospect business meals continue as tax deductions under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This is very good news indeed. Under this new IRS guidance, you may deduct 50 percent of … Continue reading

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How to Survive a Worker’s Comp Audit

If you have employees, you have the distinct honor once per year of being part of a worker’s compensation audit. You likely receive a form in the mail, an email request, or a phone call that will ask you about your … Continue reading

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Tax Reform Doubles Down on S Corp Reasonable Compensation

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) tax reform gives you a valuable 20 percent deduction on your pass-through business income if you have the right business and the right taxable income. The S corporation is a pass-through entity. That’s … Continue reading

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Should You Have a Financial Dashboard?

A quick glance is all you need to check your fuel gauge, speed limit, engine temperature, and RPM when you’re driving down the road. Your car’s dashboard is designed to focus you on what’s important and what you need to … Continue reading

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How to Cut Costs with Fixed Assets Management

Fixed assets are special kind of assets in your business. They include land, buildings, equipment, furniture, and vehicles that your company owns. While we frequently look at expenses to cut costs, fixed asset management is another place we can look … Continue reading

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5 Tips on Bringing Home the Bacon

Whether you call it bacon, Benjamins, or big bucks, cash – and having enough of it – is key to running your business. Here are five tips related to managing and getting the most out of your business cash. 1-      … Continue reading

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Do You Spend Too Much Time on Email?

If you feel like you spend too much time on email, you’re not alone. Almost everyone feels the same way. That’s why it’s so important to learn how to be as productive as possible when it comes to handling email. … Continue reading

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