Identifying Your Target Prospect by Jennifer Allen

With the business deadline (9/15) behind us, we're in tax planning season.Though the IRS (and Congress) haven't yet definitively made a statement about it (that we know of), here at J Allen & Associates we are operating according to the fact that the filing deadline...

Cloud Computing Benefits and Risks for Frederick Businesses to Consider

In the olden days, Frederick business owners kept track of their records by hand in the old reliable notebook or ledger. So what an innovation it must have seemed to move business information to a floppy disk that could plug into a computer.The disks got smaller (and...

Special Business Knowledge And Frederick Business Success

Yes, there's plenty to say about that Super Bowl, the advertisements (apparently, they're all Tide ads), the halftime show, etc. But I'll let others weigh in there. I'm a tax professional after all. Congratulations Eagles fans, etc. Here at J Allen & Associates,...

Frederick Non-Profits Taxes – 10 Important Year-End Steps

We deal with all kinds of businesses and organizations around here at Team J Allen & Associates. And while I often address "for profit" organizations with these notes, many of those same strategies (cost controls, marketing, growth, management) apply equally to...

Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for Your Frederick Business Work Goals in 2018

Happy New Year! It's time to turn the page... If you've been paying attention, I've been diving pretty deep into the new tax regime under which we are NOW operating. What will be interesting to see is the *actual* technical guidance from the IRS about all of these...

What To Try When Your Frederick Business’ Receivables Are Slowing Down

At the end of last week, the House approved the Senate's action of extending the PPP loan availability for 5 more weeks, and the President signed it shortly thereafter.This means that approximately $129 billion in remaining PPP funds can be tapped by Frederick...

Business Bank Account Basics for Frederick Business Owners

Have you been able to keep your mind clear? Have you kept your time-limited output and attention focused on your Frederick business? I hate to repeat myself, but this is so critical during these globally anxious days. Your business, your team – your FAMILY – is...

Getting Started with Metrics and KPIs in Your Business

Your car dashboard tells you how far you’ve driven and how much gas is left in the tank. Your smartphone has a button to tell you how much space you’ve got left after taking all those pictures of the kids. Your bank’s all too happy to show you a report on how your...

Happy Thanksgiving 2019 from J Allen & Associates to you and yours

Right in the middle of the bloody depths of civil war, President Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as a national day of Thanksgiving which should take place every year.His entire Thanksgiving proclamation (written by his Secretary of State, William...

Jennifer Allen’s Updated Tax Preparation Checklist for 2019

Tax season 2019 is inexorably moving forward. We now have less than two months before personal federal taxes are due. Which, of course, means that it's time to get started if you haven't yet done so already.I'm here today with a large checklist that you can work from,...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.
But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!

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