COVID‐19 Safety Action Plan

Visitors, please read: We have adopted a COVID‐19 Safety Action Plan consistent with the State of Indiana’s “Suggested Guidelines for Professional Office Settings” Please visit us when you are not ill. See safe alternatives below. Please wash your hands or use hand sanitizer before entering. You will be asked to complete a brief COVID‐19 screening […]

20 Tips from 20 Years!

TMA has worked with hundreds of small businesses and our team has nearly 200 years of combined professional experience. We thought it would be fun to ask the TMA team what the most successful small businesses do better than the others. They told us that “The most successful small businesses…”  Never stop learning  Work on […]

2020 Q4 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the fourth quarter of 2020. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you. Contact us to ensure you’re meeting all applicable deadlines and to learn more about the filing requirements. Thursday, […]

10 Low-Cost/No-Cost Ways to Add Fun to the Workplace

Looking for low or no-cost ways to bring a little fun into the workplace and tell your employees that you value them? Here are 10 ideas that might increase job satisfaction at your company: 1. Casual dress Fridays – If your company doesn’t already have a casual dress day, why not initiate one? The Society of Human Resource […]

5 Mid-Year Tax Planning Ideas for Small Business Owners

The second half of 2020 has begun. What steps can small business owners take today to lower taxes for the current tax year? Alternatively, would it make more sense to maximize taxable income this year if you expect higher income and/or unfavorable changes to the tax law starting in 2021? Uncertain Times These are tough questions given today’s […]

6 key IT questions to ask in the new normal

The sudden shutdown of the economy in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic forced many businesses to rely more heavily on technology. Some companies fared better than others. Many businesses that had been taking an informal approach to IT strategy discovered their systems weren’t as robust and scalable as they’d hoped. Some may have lost […]

Payroll Protection Program Flexibility Act

Visitors, please read: The Payroll Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA) was signed into law on June 5, 2020. In general terms, the Act allows borrowers more flexibility including these key provisions: The loan maturity date is extended to 5 years for loans made AFTER the new law was passed. However, lenders and borrowers may mutually […]

SBA reopens EIDL program to small businesses and nonprofits

Just last week, the Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that it has reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program to eligible applicants still struggling with the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The EIDL program offers long-term, low-interest loans to small businesses and nonprofits. If your company hasn’t been able to […]

PPP Flexibility Act eases rules for borrowers coping with COVID-19

As you may recall, the Small Business Administration (SBA) launched the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) back in April to help companies reeling from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Created under a provision of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the PPP is available to U.S. businesses with fewer than 500 […]