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5 QuickBooks Tips and Tricks for Small Business Owners

By | July 7th, 2017|Categories: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Small Business|Tags: , , |

As far as essential tools for small business owners go, QuickBooks is among the best. Using it for your accounting needs saves time and money for your business, not to mention that it keeps your business’s numbers organized and easily accessible so that you can tell whether you are making or losing money in an instant. [...]

Starting a Small Business in Florida: 4 Questions To Ask Your CPA

By | June 14th, 2017|Categories: Accounting, Small Business|Tags: , , |

“How does anyone start a business without the help of someone like you?” That’s a question that a client recently asked me. He was considering leaving his company to start his own business. It was a big step for him, as it would be for anyone, but the decision was now years in the making. He [...]

Is Your Small Business at Risk for Fraud? These 4 Common Scenarios Might Be Affecting You

By | May 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

When you run a small business, your profit margin is already small enough—you can’t afford for it to shrink even further because of fraud. In this article, you’ll learn about a few of the most common types of fraud your business is up against. Is your business equipped to deal with these four fraud scenarios? Invoicing [...]

Tax Implications Of The American Health Care Act (AHCA)

By | May 5th, 2017|Categories: Accounting, Financial Investments, Tax Information|Tags: , |

The following are a few of the changes that would result if the bill passes in the Senate: Ends the tax penalty against people without coverage. Ends the Medicaid expansion funding. Changes Medicaid from an open-ended program to one that gives states fixed amounts of money per person. Replaces the ACA's cost sharing subsidies based mostly [...]

Get Started Now: The Essential Tax Planning Checklist for Coral Gables Small Businesses

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Tax Information|Tags: , , |

Finding the right information for filing your small business taxes in the Miami area can be a real struggle. The April deadline to file last year’s taxes has passed, but it’s never too early to start preparing for next year. To make things easier for you, we’ve compiled a checklist of helpful actions you can take [...]

Giving Your Coral Gables Personal and Small Business Taxes the Human Touch: Why Automation Will Never Beat Experience

By | March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Tax Information|Tags: , , , , , , |

You’ve probably seen some advertisements lately about getting your taxes filled out and filed in minutes, either online or at the nearest big-chain tax preparation service location in the Coral Gables area. If you’ve ever used one of these services, you know one thing—it’s all true. You can log on or walk in and usually be [...]

Forms 1099 and W-2: Tax Changes for 2017 that Coral Gables Small Businesses Need to Know

By | February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Tax Information|Tags: , , , , |

Have you filed your 1099-MISC forms yet? In the past, small businesses were not too hard-pressed to provide their employees and contractors with the appropriate tax forms in a timely manner. This is no longer the case. Increased penalties and accelerated deadlines for 2017 should be cause for concern for businesses that have relied on [...]

5 Financial Resolutions for Your Small Business in 2017

By | January 7th, 2017|Categories: Tax Information|Tags: , , , , , |

As a Coral Gables small business owner, you should know that without goals to guide you, nothing gets accomplished. Though New Year’s has passed, you can still make financial resolutions for your small business. They'll allow you to evaluate where your business is at and where it needs to go in the coming calendar year. Whether you’re [...]

End of 2016 Important Tax Info

By | December 30th, 2016|Categories: Tax Information|Tags: |

Please refer to the video below for important end of year tax information to help you to prepare for your 2016 tax filing.  

7 Year-End Tax Arrangements to Make Before 2017

By | December 8th, 2016|Categories: Financial Investments, Small Business, Tax Information|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As the eleventh hour of 2016 comes to a close, it’s time to prepare a clean tax ledger for a new year! Regardless of what money-saving tax strategies you’ve implemented this year, you should take the time now to prepare yourself for April. If you haven’t already done so, try making these seven year-end tax arrangements [...]