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5 02, 2018

Setting Yourself Up for Success: Mileage Tracking & 1099s

By | 2018-02-12T17:46:56+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Accounting, Blog, Business Advice, Financial, new business owner, QuickBooks, Small Business GAB, Startups, Tax, time and money savers|0 Comments

“Don’t fear failure, fear being in the exact same place next year as you are today” (Unknown) This is a quote that really encapsulates everything we want to remember throughout the entire year. We are a firm that focuses on growth in ourselves, and especially in our clients. We know from experience that it isn’t [...]

8 01, 2018

3 Questions For a New Business Owner in the First 90 Days

By | 2018-02-12T17:55:00+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Business Advice, new business owner, New employees, Small Business GAB, Starting a new business, Startups|Comments Off on 3 Questions For a New Business Owner in the First 90 Days

For most people, the moment when they made the decision to leave their job and start a business of their own always stands out in their minds. They can point to a specific day, a specific conversation or a certain book they were reading when they decided that they were actually going to do it. They can [...]

17 11, 2017

Top Tips You Need to Know to Enhance Cash Flow and Business

By | 2018-01-08T17:58:31+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Accounting, Blog, Business Advice, Financial, Monthly GAB, new business owner, Our Services, Small Business GAB, Starting a new business, time and money savers, upgrade your accounting|Comments Off on Top Tips You Need to Know to Enhance Cash Flow and Business

Cash flow is one of the factors in a business that gets overlooked the most, but it also happens to be one of the most important factors in a business. Cash flow maintenance is more than knowing how much money is being earned and spent, and it does not matter how close your business is [...]

17 10, 2017

8 Ways to Help Save Money as a Startup

By | 2018-01-08T17:57:58+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Blog, Business Advice, Financial, For CPA's, Hiring, Monthly GAB, new business owner, New employees, Small Business GAB, Starting a new business, time and money savers|Comments Off on 8 Ways to Help Save Money as a Startup

One of the most exciting adventures in life is starting a new business. It opens a world of opportunity to extend helpful services and make life easier for those around us. However, in the beginning stages of building a business there are several unavoidable expenses but by following these 8 tips on increasing profits you [...]

4 07, 2017

Are You Ignoring the Household Employee Payroll Rules?

By | 2017-08-14T15:42:57+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Blog, Business Advice, Financial, Hiring, Monthly GAB, New employees, Small Business GAB, Tax|Comments Off on Are You Ignoring the Household Employee Payroll Rules?

  If you hire a domestic worker to provide services in or around your home, you probably have a tax liability that you don’t know about – or one that you do know about but are ignoring. Either situation can come back to bite you. When the worker is your employee, your liability includes both [...]

2 12, 2016

10 Insane (But True) Ways to Grow Small Business Profits

By | 2016-12-02T13:06:55+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Blog, Monthly GAB, new business owner, New employees, Small Business GAB|Comments Off on 10 Insane (But True) Ways to Grow Small Business Profits

When you were a kid, you imagined becoming an entrepreneur — a dream that turned into reality a few years ago when you started your first small business and began enjoying the freedom of being your own boss. But, since then, your profits haven’t grown at the rate you’d hoped they would. If you can [...]

2 12, 2016

Increasing Minimum Wage: What you need to know!

By | 2016-12-02T12:29:30+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Blog, Financial, Monthly GAB, Small Business GAB, Tax, The Tax GAB|Comments Off on Increasing Minimum Wage: What you need to know!

Whew! Elections are over. Now here is some of the fallout for employers: As you may already know Arizona voters passed Proposition 206 for an increase to minimum wage from $8.05 to $10 starting January 1st, 2017. Here are a few more details on the changes below. Increase the minimum wage to $10 in 2017, [...]

2 11, 2016

So You Want to Deduct Your Work Clothes?

By | 2016-11-02T12:42:16+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Blog, Monthly GAB, new business owner, Small Business GAB, The Tax GAB|Comments Off on So You Want to Deduct Your Work Clothes?

A frequent question that arises is: Can I deduct the cost of my work clothing on my tax return? The answer to that question is “maybe.” The IRS provides the following guidelines for when expenses for work clothes are deductible: 1) They are worn as a condition of employment, AND 2) The clothing is not [...]

6 05, 2016

What Does a New Business Owner Need to Do in the First 90 Days? Planning and Implementation

By | 2016-05-06T10:40:59+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Blog, Business Advice, new business owner, Small Business GAB|Comments Off on What Does a New Business Owner Need to Do in the First 90 Days? Planning and Implementation

So you’ve finally managed to get up the courage to leave your job and start a small business. Congratulations. You’ve already done what so many people dream of doing. You’ve taken a leap of faith. You’ve conquered your fears about what may happen and you’ve tried to make your dreams come true. Now what? Unfortunately, [...]

22 04, 2016

Hiring a Financial Team When You First Start a Business: It’s Not Just Bookkeeping and Taxes

By | 2016-04-22T11:21:47+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Blog, Business Advice, Financial, Small Business GAB, time and money savers, upgrade your accounting|Comments Off on Hiring a Financial Team When You First Start a Business: It’s Not Just Bookkeeping and Taxes

When you first start a business, there are going to be many things to take care of. Are you making a product? In that case, you’ll have to buy raw materials, set up a production facility, transport your product to various outlets, create a marketing plan and work with a sales team. Your final aim [...]