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26 12, 2013

Beautiful Accounting

By | 2013-12-26T16:38:21+00:00 December 26th, 2013|Accounting, Blog, Business Advice, Our Services|Comments Off on Beautiful Accounting

Ok, I admit it. I am a geek. I love software. I am crazy about the wonderful puzzle that accounting is. I really got excited last year when I found a new software that promises to rival QuickBooks. They call it Beautiful Accounting Software. It’s Xero.com. Yes, its beautiful accounting software and I love not [...]

13 12, 2013

Rebrand

By | 2013-12-13T08:07:54+00:00 December 13th, 2013|Blog, Business Advice, Our Services|Comments Off on Rebrand

Here ye, Here ye! We have a new brand…. and it’s cool, chick and awesome. Is that what my new logo screams! I hope so. That’s what every rebranding of a company should do but it isn’t just a new look, it’s a new attitude! When considering a rebrand you should think about a few [...]

4 12, 2013

What Your Bookkeeper Should Be Telling Your CPA

By | 2013-12-04T10:41:04+00:00 December 4th, 2013|Accounting, Blog, Business Advice, Tax|Comments Off on What Your Bookkeeper Should Be Telling Your CPA

Customer whole big picture view is not an easy task. We as CPA’s spend a ton of time trying to see what was done, by whom and when to put together facts for the whole picture. Sometimes we are missing relevant information that is held onto by the “bookkeeper” or even the owner who prepares [...]

30 11, 2013

Underpayment Penalties Going to Get You?

By | 2013-11-30T20:08:49+00:00 November 30th, 2013|Blog, Business Advice, Tax|Comments Off on Underpayment Penalties Going to Get You?

There is nothing worse than paying a penalty when you could plan better, right? That’s exactly what this is all about. There are several ways they creep up on you so beware below……. Article Highlights Taxpayers can be hit with underpayment penalties if their withholding and estimated payments are too low. Underpayment penalties can be [...]

25 11, 2013

Franchise Accounting…. not included

By | 2013-11-25T19:44:33+00:00 November 25th, 2013|Accounting, Blog, Business Advice, Our Services|Comments Off on Franchise Accounting…. not included

I love franchises. Who doesn’t love a business that is completely replicable? They are created to provide the same experience to the customer no matter the owner or location. Franchises spend an exorbitant amount of time and money making sure that they train and prepare the franchisee to create the same experience. As a young [...]

15 11, 2013

It’s November…. time to shop!

By | 2013-11-15T16:23:11+00:00 November 15th, 2013|Blog, Business Advice, Tax|Comments Off on It’s November…. time to shop!

It’s that time of the year! Yes, it’s the holiday season. I think the holidays start earlier and earlier every year but I don’t mind. I say bring on the Hallmark Christmas movies….. but before we really get into the holiday spirit let’s discuss one thing. Preparation Generally, those who plan well in November rarely [...]

31 10, 2013

Lessons from the Wilderness

By | 2013-10-31T18:35:21+00:00 October 31st, 2013|Blog, Business Advice|Comments Off on Lessons from the Wilderness

Although The Wilderness is a scary unchartered territory, it can be a very strange mixture of beauty and danger that dazzles and brings out the best in you. It’s a new revelation that brings excitement and fear all at once. It is a place where you come to heal from times of brokenness. Why are [...]

23 10, 2013

3 Things You Must Stop Doing to Increase Your Profits and Decrease Your Stress

By | 2013-10-23T07:44:58+00:00 October 23rd, 2013|Blog, Business Advice|Comments Off on 3 Things You Must Stop Doing to Increase Your Profits and Decrease Your Stress

Is that a catchy title or what? I think about these titles for weeks prior to actually putting it down on paper. I also think about what I want to say and how I can help business owners. As a small business owner we are bombarded with all kinds of information on a daily basis. [...]

16 10, 2013

Don’t Overlook the Credit for Small Employer Health Insurance Premiums

By | 2013-10-16T13:08:26+00:00 October 16th, 2013|Accounting, Blog, Business Advice|Comments Off on Don’t Overlook the Credit for Small Employer Health Insurance Premiums

    The tax law provides a credit for small business employers in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 that pay the health insurance premiums for their low- to moderate-income workers.  This refundable credit can be as much as 35% of the insurance premiums paid by the employer. To qualify for the credit, the employer can’t [...]

8 10, 2013

25 Accounting Terms You Should Know

By | 2013-10-08T22:25:40+00:00 October 8th, 2013|Accounting, Blog|Comments Off on 25 Accounting Terms You Should Know

It’s back-to-school time. Why not take a page from the kids’ books and do some learning of your own? QuickBooks is easy to use, intuitive and flexible. But it is not an accounting manual or class or tutorial. If your business is exceptionally uncomplicated, you might get by without knowing a lot about the principles [...]