Social Security Retirement Calculator

Posted on 23. Apr, 2020 by in Services, Small Business Tips, Tax Updates, Website Resource

If you are approaching retirement and are not sure what your benefits would be at retirement or perhaps waiting until you’re 70, check out the Social Security Administration’s website and use their Retirement Estimator: https://www.ssa.gov/benefis/retire/estimator.html. This tool pulls your earnings history and provides you with a customized estimate of your benefit at your retirement age.

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Create a Theme for a Prosperous and Meaningful New Year

Posted on 09. Dec, 2019 by in Customers, Misc. Articles, My Favorite Things, Services, Small Business Tips

It’s almost 2020, and at this time of year, it’s natural for us to pause and reflect on where we’ve been and where we want to go.  For business owners, it’s especially important to raise our minds above the daily fires for a moment, take in some fresh air, and elevate our perspective.  Creating an […]

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Oh No! Your Tax Refund is Now a Bill

Posted on 14. Mar, 2019 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Misc. Articles, QuickBooks, Services, Small Business Tips, Tax Updates

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Setting Up Your Business Accounting System

Posted on 06. Sep, 2018 by in Bookkeeping Articles, QuickBooks, Services, Small Business Tips, Tax Updates

You’ve done the hard work. You have a new business idea or you’ve found an existing business to purchase. Want to help ensure your business success? Pay attention to correctly setting up your business’ accounting system. Here’s how: Consider business entity. Choosing the right legal and tax entity for your business is important. Consult experts to […]

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Give Your Credit Score a Boost

Posted on 05. Sep, 2018 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Services

Your credit score is one of the most important aspects of your financial health. It is used by potential lenders, landlords and even employers to analyze your financial situation in one way or another. Here are some tips that might help you improve your score: Review your credit report and, if necessary, fix errors. You […]

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Setting Up Products and Services

Posted on 21. Aug, 2018 by in Bookkeeping Articles, QuickBooks, Services, Small Business Tips

The products and services your business sells make it unique. The same thing is true of how these items are set up in your accounting software. Whether you’re using QuickBooks Online or something else, getting your products and services set up right can impact the quality of the information you can get out of your […]

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IRS Cybersecurity Tips

Posted on 02. Apr, 2018 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Services, Small Business Tips, Website Resource

The IRS reminders about cybersecurity apply to any business or freelance bookkeeper—even though they are aimed at tax practitioners. Here are IRS cybersecurity tips to help small businesses as well as tax pros find a qualified cybersecurity professional. The IRS recommends 6 questions to ask your security tech: How does ransomware work, and what can […]

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Answers to Commonly Asked Tax Questions

Posted on 13. Mar, 2018 by in Bookkeeping Articles, QuickBooks, Services, Small Business Tips, Tax Updates

With all of the headlines about the changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), you probably have lots of questions. Here are answers to some of the most common questions taxpayers have this year. I hear a lot about changes to 2018 taxes. What should I do? Answer: The simple answer to the question […]

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How to Write Your Mission Statement

Posted on 27. Feb, 2018 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Marketing Tips, Services, Small Business Tips

Mission statements are not just for large corporations. As an owner of a small business, you can benefit from going through the exercise of writing your mission statement. It can not only re-connect you with your “why,” it can also communicate an important part of your business to all of your stakeholders. What Is a […]

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Are Your Workers Contractors or Employees?

Posted on 19. Feb, 2018 by in Bookkeeping Articles, QuickBooks, Services, Small Business Tips

If you have workers in your business, you likely made a decision when you hired them as to whether they should be an employee or a contractor.  If all you hire is employees, then you have nothing to worry about.  But if you hire contractors, there may be some financial risk you may taking that […]

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