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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…

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…

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…

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…