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Obamacare ‘For the Foreseeable Future’

House Republicans called off a vote on their Obamacare replacement bill today, sending shockwaves through the nation and the party.  After weeks of negotiation, no… Read More…

Cashing the Same Check Twice: The New Era of Check Fraud

Do you remember going to the bank as kid?  I do.  I remember walking into the bank with my parents (or, on an even better… Read More…

Avoid These Marketing Mishaps During Your Busy Season

As you know, we’re in our busiest season now.  We officially have one deadline under our belt (the March 15th partnership deadline), and now look… Read More…

Is the IRS Enforcing the Obamacare Employer Mandate?

Ever since President Trump signed an executive order in January to minimize the economic burden of Obamacare, business owners have been on high alert.  Things… Read More…

5 Things You Need to Know About the Obamacare Replacement Plan

House Republicans on Monday released long-anticipated legislation for replacing Obamacare.  What’s already being coined “Ryancare”, a tip of the hat to House Speaker Paul Ryan,… Read More…

3 Things to Consider Before You Crowdfund Your Next Business Endeavor

The Kauffman Foundation, a Kansas City based nonprofit focusing on entrepreneurship and education, recently presented its Annual State of Entrepreneurship Report at its annual event,… Read More…

Weakened Enforcement of Obamacare’s Individual Mandate. So now what?

Shortly after taking office, President Trump signed an executive order designed to weaken the Affordable Care Act by directing federal agencies to look for ways… Read More…

Motivating Employees During the Busy Season (it’s not just about pizza parties)

It’s tax season, which means the BGW office resembles something of a beehive: It’s loud, people are moving fast, and if you make a wrong… Read More…

Deadline for Health Reimbursement Arrangements Approaching

Back in December, then President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act which, among other things, restored the ability of small businesses to offer health… Read More…

How the President’s First Week Impacts Your Business

He’s had a busy week.   The first week of Donald Trump’s administration has been marked by a flurry of executive actions.  These actions, in… Read More…