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4 Reasons Why Bookkeepers are Worth Every Penny

4 Reasons Why Bookkeepers are Worth Every Penny

Why Hiring a Bookkeeper is a Smart Move for Small Business Owners As a small business owner, you’re likely watching every penny. While this financial vigilance is commendable, it might …

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2024 Solar Tax Credit: What You Need to Know Before Installation

2024 Solar Tax Credit: What You Need to Know Before Installation

As a tax professional, I often receive questions from clients about the federal solar tax credit, officially known as the Residential Clean Energy Credit. This tax incentive can provide significant …

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Tax Deductible Expenses for Startups

Tax Deductible Expenses for Startups

Launching a startup is an exhilarating journey filled with numerous challenges and opportunities. Among the myriad tasks that startup founders must manage, understanding deductible expenses is crucial. Not only do …

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Tackling Annoying Issues in QuickBooks Online

Tackling Annoying Issues in QuickBooks Online

While QuickBooks Online (QBO) is a popular accounting software for small businesses and we certainly love it and recommend it, there are annoying issues or aspects of the platform that …

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Utilizing Energy Credits to Power Up Your Tax Savings

Utilizing Energy Credits to Power Up Your Tax Savings

By improving your home to be more energy-efficient, you could score a tax credit of up to $3,200. You’ve got until 2032 to claim that credit for any upgrade you …

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Cómo reportar cuentas bancarias y financieras en el extranjero

Cómo reportar cuentas bancarias y financieras en el extranjero

Las personas en Estados Unidos mantienen cuentas financieras en el extranjero por diversas razones legítimas, como conveniencia y acceso a servicios financieros internacionales. Sin embargo, es crucial cumplir con el …

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15 Questions to ask a Tax Preparer

15 Questions to ask a Tax Preparer

Lately I have been helping a large number of customers that had their  previous year returns prepared  by a less than honest tax professional.  The experience led me to brainstorm …

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15 Preguntas para Elegir a un Preparador de Impuestos

15 Preguntas para Elegir a un Preparador de Impuestos

Ultimamente me han llegado varios clientes con problemas de impuestos causados por el preparador de impuestos anterior. Esta situación lamentable me hizo pensar cómo podría ayudar a otras personas antes …

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You should be using two factor authentication

You should be using two factor authentication

For small business owners, the risk of data breaches and fraud is high, so taking all the necessary steps to protect your sensitive data is a must. Unfortunately for many …

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What to do if you get audited by IRS

What to do if you get audited by IRS

No business owner looks forward to a letter from the taxman requesting a closer look at the books. If you’ve received an audit letter – an official request by IRS …

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Top 15 reasons small businesses implement an ERP system

Top 15 reasons small businesses implement an ERP system

Most small business owners are familiar with the concept of an ERP software system. It is traditionally seen as a large, costly, and complex software system that can take months …

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6 Proven Ways to Improve Your Content Writing

6 Proven Ways to Improve Your Content Writing

When it comes to writing for blogs, not all content is created equal. Many articles are rushed, poorly written, and lack the research to back them up, all of which …

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Best Books for the Business Owner’s library

Best Books for the Business Owner’s library

Bookstores and libraries around the world supply excellent instructional materials. Riding in the car or traveling on airplane, you can learn from experts.  The bestseller lists at Amazon are fantastic …

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How to Avoid Costly Inventory Problems

How to Avoid Costly Inventory Problems

Inventory is the lifeblood of your business. It is the largest asset on your balance sheet and your company’s biggest revenue-generator. It goes without saying that poorly managed inventory can …

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Benefits of using technology

Benefits of using technology

These days, you can use technology to take care of almost any issue facing your business. If you have a task you don’t like to do, there’s an app or …

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Separating personal and business expenses

Separating personal and business expenses

There are some things in life that go together well and others that definitely do not. Business and personal finances are in the category of items that should not be …

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10 Money-Saving Tips for Freelancers

10 Money-Saving Tips for Freelancers

While working at home as a freelancer sounds like the ultimate dream for anyone who tires of the rat race, freelancers still have more than their fair share of financial …

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Strengthening your balance sheet

Strengthening your balance sheet

Your balance sheet (now more correctly called a Statement of Financial Position) reveals a great deal about your business, including the total value of your assets – the things you …

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How Accounting Software Can Increase Profits

How Accounting Software Can Increase Profits

Most small business owners who use accounting software quickly master the basics. They automate processes like invoicing and payroll, track expenses and view real time financial reports to manage cash …

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Tax tips for new business owners

Tax tips for new business owners

Want to avoid paying more than you should come tax time? Or a frantic last minute search for missing financial records? New business owners have a lot on their plate, …

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