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mdepretis

The Secret to Success

How finding and retaining talent can drive your success

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chornbacker

Tax Time in the Summer?

How planning in the summer can lead to savings next spring

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mkaz

Protecting Your Business from Business Identity Theft

Is your business at risk of identity theft? While personal identity theft garners the majority of the national headlines, there is another dangerous form of identity theft that business owners must work diligently to prevent: Business identity theft. This type of crime involves the theft or impersonation of a business’s identity, often with dire consequences […]

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kbell

Top 5 Mistakes Business Owners Make

Protect Your Business by Avoiding Five Common Mistakes Mistake #1: Misunderstanding the difference between an employee and an independent contractor. Many entrepreneurs outsource to freelancers or independent contractors to get work done. As a small or mid-sized business, there may be many circumstances where utilizing an independent contractor might seem like a better idea than […]

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sflaming

Improve Your Cash Flow, Improve Your Business

Five Signs of Stress and Five Ways to Improve your Cash Flow If income is the purpose of business, cash-flow is the lifeblood. Without cash, you can’t pay your bills, pay employees or buy inventory or materials. If you can’t pay your bills, it doesn’t matter how much money you are making on paper; your […]

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blemmer

It is Time to Outsource your Accounting?

5 Steps to Improve your Financials from a Problem to an Advantage Precise and current financial information can be an effective resource for developing businesses. Having accurate financial information allows business owners to be able to obtain resources, grow profitability and make better strategic decisions. However, even though financial information can bring a business owner […]

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mdepretis

Making the C-Corp vs S-Corp Decision

One of the top priorities of every business is to create value for its shareholders. This holds true whether the business has one shareholder or 100 shareholders. Both the corporate structure and tax designation of a business can affect many areas that drive shareholder value, including the ability to raise capital, the ability to structure […]

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blemmer

New Tax Credits Encourage Businesses to Expand to California

After years of being perceived as a state that doesn’t go out of its way to welcome businesses, California recently made a major change. In 2013, when Governor Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown signed Assembly Bill 93 and Senate Bill 90 into law, California established a new office responsible for economic development and created significant new […]

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depretiscpas

Congress Passes Tax Extenders – extending personal and business tax incentives retroactively for 2014

With just two weeks left in the 2014 calendar year, Congress finally passed the much anticipated tax extenders bill extending, for 2014 only, a number of personal and business tax breaks that had expired at the end of 2013. The recently passed bill only extends the provisions through 2014, leaving 2015 to be decided upon […]

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depretiscpas

IRS Announces New Mileage Rates

The IRS has announced that the optional mileage allowance for owned or leased autos (including vans, pickups or panel trucks) will increase by 1.5¢ to 57.5¢ per mile for business travel after 2014. This rate can also be used by employers to provide tax-free reimbursements to employees who supply their own autos for business use, […]

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