Feb 17, 2017

Business Leader’s Recipe for Success

As a business leader, there are so many aspects that need your attention. So where do you focus your energy? In a new article from Inc. magazine, entrepreneur Martin Zwilling gives tips for becoming an effective and successful business leader. “Move from leading tasks to managing relationships,” Zwilling advises. “Some leaders are so focused on […]

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Feb 10, 2017

Tax Refunds: Myths vs. Facts

Would you know a tax myth from a tax fact? As tax season approaches, there are many myths swirling around about the IRS, tax returns, tax deduction, and anything tax-related. How do you know what to believe? Your CPA is always your best resource for any of these questions, but here are a few myths […]

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Feb 03, 2017

Tax Tips for the Multi-generational Home

The multi-generational home is making a comeback. It’s not just Millennials who are moving back with their Generation X parents. In addition, Generation Xers are welcoming their Baby Boomer parents into the household. There can be many benefits to this living arrangement. The recent uptick began when the recession hit, but families are now choosing […]

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Jan 27, 2017

How Entrepreneurs are Growing Their Businesses in 2017

What are entrepreneurs doing to grow their businesses in the coming year? That’s the question from a new survey of small business owners. Things like the political changes, technology, interest rates, and the employment market are impacting business owners and they are planning the upcoming year accordingly. In her new article from Small Biz Daily, […]

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Jan 20, 2017

Are You Ready to Partner Up?

Are you considering partnering with another business owner to grow your company? A short video from Entrepreneur features successful business owners with their best advice for anyone considering a partnership. Here are some of the highlights: “One, I must like them and trust the person. Two, they have to bring something to the table that […]

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Jan 14, 2017

Stay Alert: Tax Season Fraud

Last year, fraud rose to unprecedented levels. IRS estimates indicate a 400% increase in phishing and malware incidents during the 2016 tax season. Criminals are finding more and more ways to sidestep the safeguards put in place. The IRS has compiled some resources for consumers heading into tax season. Here are some fraud attacks to […]

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Jan 07, 2017

How to Keep Your 2017 Resolutions

Happy 2017! Hopefully, this year will be filled with good health and prosperity, both for you and your business. Have you made any resolutions? It’s common to head into the new year with ambitious goals, however, it’s estimated that only 8% of those who make resolutions actually keep them. In a new Fast Company article, […]

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Dec 29, 2016

2017 Business Risks

Hopefully, 2017 will be a year of great prosperity for you and your business. What risks will businesses face in the coming year? CPA Practice Advisor’s managing editor Isaac O’Bannon reports on the findings of a new study examining these risks. “Recent global uncertainties and their potential effects on businesses are top of mind for […]

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Dec 21, 2016

Mileage Rates to Change in 2017

The IRS has announced mileage rates for 2017, some of which are lower than 2016 rates. Here are some of the details from Journal of Accountancy: For business use of a car, van, pickup truck, or panel truck, the rate for 2017 will be 53.5 cents per mile, down from 54 cents per mile in […]

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Dec 16, 2016

What Type of Networker Are You?

It’s a common misconception that there’s only one type of networking style. In Jessica Stillman’s recent Inc. article, she explains the three types of networkers: Player: this is the one most people associate with successful networking. They thrive in social situations and enjoy meeting new people. They are outgoing, attending lots of events and cultivating […]

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