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Tax deductions? Yes, please!

By | January 10th, 2018|Categories: Accounting, CPAs and CFOs, Financial Investments, Small Business, Staff Accountants, Tax Information|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The conventional tax wisdom at the end of the year is to pull in deductions to offset current tax liability and push off income to postpone tax payment. This takes on added significance in 2017 with enactment of the new tax reform law, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). Because the bill, just signed into Read more

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Will you see more money with the new tax reform bill?

By | January 8th, 2018|Categories: Accounting, CPAs and CFOs, Financial Investments, Small Business, Tax Information|Tags: , , , , , , , |

On the Friday before Christmas, President Trump signed the new tax reform bill into law. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will take effect January 1, 2018, but when will most taxpayers see the effects? When will they see more money in their wallets?   How much will the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act save Read more

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Individual & Business Tax Changes 2018

By | December 28th, 2017|Categories: Small Business, Tax Information|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Generally, the provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) take effect on January 1, 2018. Most of the provisions affecting individuals are temporary and “sunset” after 2025, while the majority of business provisions are permanent. Following is a rundown on some of the key changes. Most individual taxpayers will not see the changes until Read more

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Dislocated Worker Grants For Floridan’s Displaced By Hurricane Irma

By | October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

In the wake of Hurricane Irma, the federal government has awarded the state of Florida Dislocated Worker Grants aimed at providing temporary employment for citizens.  As a result, the Dislocated Worker Grants, will be administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The grants will provide disaster relief employment in the form of temporary jobs that Read more

IRS Disaster Relief for Florida Citizens Affected By Hurricane Irma

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

This hurricane season has hit hard, leaving entire states and countries in need of disaster relief. If you’re struggling to repair and rebuild after Hurricane Irma, it will help you to know that the IRS is offering disaster tax relief for Florida citizens affected by Hurricane Irma. Who is eligible for IRS disaster relief? The IRS Read more

Attorney Bookkeeping Procrastination Cost

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: Accounting, Bookkeeping|Tags: , , , , , |

How Much Is Putting It off Really Costing Your Legal Practice? How important is attorney bookkeeping to your practice?  You’re an attorney managing your own law practice. You more than anybody know that the details matter. Your cases sometimes hinge on the smallest of particulars—details that to someone in a different profession might not seem so significant.   You also know the struggle of keeping your Read more

Accounting Mistakes New Small Businesses Make: 4 Things To Avoid

By | August 9th, 2017|Categories: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Small Business|Tags: , , , , , , |

It’s no secret that the business world is unforgiving. That’s why as an entrepreneur who is just starting out, you want to get everything right the first time, and that means handling your money responsibly with proper accounting. In fact, if you look at the statistics, money issues are one of the most common reasons that Read more

5 QuickBooks Tips and Tricks for Small Business Owners

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

As far as essential bookkeeping services 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 Read more

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. It's one of many smart questions to ask your CPA. He was considering leaving his company to start his own business. It was a big step for him, as it would be for anyone, Read more

Small Business Fraud: Is Your Company at Risk? – 4 Common Scenarios

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 small business fraud you are up against. Is your business equipped to deal with these four fraud Read more