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17 10, 2017

8 Ways to Help Save Money as a Startup

By | 2017-10-17T20:42:18+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|0 Comments

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 [...]

15 04, 2016

Time to Hire a New Employee? 5 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

By | 2016-04-15T05:51:39+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Blog, Business Advice, New employees, Small Business GAB|Comments Off on Time to Hire a New Employee? 5 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

Nowadays, there can be a lot of turnover in any organization. It’s hard to find employees who will stay with you for the long term. So when it’s time to hire a new employee, you might need to know the answers to a few questions first, such as whether having that employee as a part [...]

1 04, 2016

5 Ways You May Not Realize Your Company is Losing Money (and Time!)

By | 2016-04-01T11:38:59+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Blog, Business Advice, Small Business GAB, time and money savers|Comments Off on 5 Ways You May Not Realize Your Company is Losing Money (and Time!)

  We all get in our day-to-day routines. Waking up, getting a shower, eating breakfast, going to work, settling in at your desk, going home -- we can get so into our routines that we never really stop to notice the things outside of it. But never fear! We are here to help you take [...]

8 03, 2016

Don’t Have a Retirement Plan? Maybe a SEP Is the Answer.

By | 2016-03-08T17:35:22+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Blog, Business Advice, Monthly GAB, Small Business GAB|Comments Off on Don’t Have a Retirement Plan? Maybe a SEP Is the Answer.

Article Highlights: What Is a SEP? Contribution Limits Employee Coverage Requirements How to Establish a SEP SEP Distributions What Is a SEP? If you are like many small business owners, you probably find the year-end period to be a very busy time. You can’t close your books and determine your business’s profit until after the [...]