Accounting & Bookkeeping

Boost Profits with These 10 Techniques

They say little things mean a lot. And relatively small expenses can add up to a huge amount of money your company could be wasting. By cutting costs, you can enhance your bottom line in several ways. Here are 10 ideas: 1. Improve cash flow. If your business is seasonal, ask your biggest vendors to let you stock […]

Getting a New Business Off the Ground: How Start-Up Expenses are Handled on Your Tax Return

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, government officials are seeing a large increase in the number of new businesses being launched. From June 2020 through June 2021, the U.S. Census Bureau reports that business applications are up 18.6%. The Bureau measures this by the number of businesses applying for an Employer Identification Number. Entrepreneurs often don’t know […]

Don’t Assume Your Profitable Company has Strong Cash Flow

Most of us are taught from a young age never to assume anything. Why? Well, because when you assume, you make an … you probably know how the rest of the expression goes. A dangerous assumption that many business owners make is that, if their companies are profitable, their cash flow must also be strong. […]

7 Valuable Deductions for Self-Employed Individuals

If your business was forced to close due to the pandemic, you may be itching to get back in the game. Or maybe you’re looking to fulfill a lifelong dream of running a business for the first time. In any event, there’s been a recent uptick in the number of people starting small businesses. Uncle Sam […]

Labor Shortage: Unlock Solutions by Evaluating Your Employment Value Proposition

In normal market conditions, people who’ve been unemployed due to an economic slump are generally eager to take a job when the economy perks up. But times are far from normal in many places and industries. One of the most pressing concerns employers face today is labor quality and availability, according to findings from The CFO Survey for […]

The IRS has Announced 2022 Amounts for Health Savings Accounts

The IRS recently released guidance providing the 2022 inflation-adjusted amounts for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). Fundamentals of HSAs An HSA is a trust created or organized exclusively for the purpose of paying the “qualified medical expenses” of an “account beneficiary.” An HSA can only be established for the benefit of an “eligible individual” who is […]

The Restaurant Revitalization Fund is Now Live

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected various industries in very different ways. Widespread lockdowns and discouraged movement have led to increased profitability for some manufacturers and many big-box retailers. The restaurant industry, however, has had a much harder go of it — especially smaller, privately owned businesses in economically challenged areas. In response, the Small Business Administration (SBA) […]

New Restaurant Revitalization Funding Program (RRF)

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is preparing to launch the Restaurant Revitalization Funding Program (RRF).   In order to help you apply, we have outlined some general information about the program below. Basic information about the RRF: What is the RRF? It’s a new federal program established under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) that […]

PPP Adjusted to Prioritize Very Small Businesses

When the Small Business Administration (SBA) launched the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) last year, the program’s stated objective was “to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll.” However, according to federal officials, the recently issued second round of funding has distributed only a small percentage of the $15 billion […]