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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…

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…

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…

5 Questions to Ask Before Taking Out a Business Loan

40% of small businesses in the United States will get a loan at some point, according to a 2014 study by Harvard Business School.  It’s… Read More…

The Best Tax Resolution You Can Make For Your Business

As you head back to work this week, my guess is that taxes and tax planning aren’t on your mind just yet.  Tax deadlines seem… Read More…

Make The Most of Post-Holiday Downtime

There’s a funny meme circulating on Facebook.  It goes like this: “That space between Christmas and New Years where you don’t know what day it… Read More…

Huge Win for Health Reimbursement Arrangements (and small businesses)

One of small business owners’ most pressing questions surrounding healthcare over the past few years has been this: How can I offer my employees the… Read More…

8 Last Minute Tax Savings Tips for 2016

The chances for tax reform next year are high, thanks to the November election of Donald Trump and the Republican sweep of Congress. For some,… Read More…