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5 Things You Need to Know about Trump’s Tax Reform Plan

President Trump released the outline for his tax reform proposal last week, checking off one of his 100-day agenda items.  The plan is being dubbed… Read More…

Finding Your Ideal Clients

Can you name something everybody likes?  Vacations? Puppies? Cheesecake? Well, certainly some people like those things.  But for others, time away from the office makes… Read More…

Comp Time Instead of Overtime Pay a Possibility

We’re all pretty familiar with overtime law: If a non-exempt employee works more than 40 hours in a week (or more than eight hours in… Read More…

National Bean Counter’s Day

It’s the final countdown! Tomorrow is tax day, and our beloved bean counters (accountants) have been working furiously to meet the deadline.  Soon, the flurry… Read More…

Referrals Are Your Best Sales Opportunities

Every day, your customers go looking for your service.  Every day, they face a barrage of loud advertisements and pushy salespeople.  Every day, they end… Read More…

3 Options for Dealing With a Tax Bill

We work so hard to avoid it, but occasionally, we have to deliver the dreaded news: “You owe money to the IRS.”  It’s news we… Read More…

4 Business Takeaways From My Trip to IKEA

We’ve been talking about getting a bookshelf for quite some time.  We have a pretty good collection of books and a spot in the living… Read More…

Applying the Research Credit to Payroll Taxes

This past October, we highlighted some important proposed changes to R&D Tax Credit law.  Of particular note was the potential for qualified small businesses to… Read More…

March 29 is National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day

We aim to show our appreciation for small business owners in everything we do, but tomorrow, we raise an extra glass to those of you… Read More…

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…