Three Key Reasons You Should Consider Offering Unlimited PTO For Your Frederick Company

That old adage isn't actually accurate. In my line of work, I'm learning something that it would behoove you to also understand:Time is actually worth more than money.So many Frederick businesses have internalized this reality, and have built huge enterprises...

Three Easy Ways for Frederick Business Owners to Develop Delegation Skills

The corporation deadline for Frederick businesses is behind us, and we're taking a big breath around here (while still focusedly working through personal tax returns as well). Apparently, there are basketball games being played.  Not that we would know much about...

10 Simple Fraud Protection Safeguards Frederick Companies Should Implement

Things have been cranking at the J Allen & Associates offices of late! We have had a steady stream of new Frederick clients calling, emailing and coming through our doors. But it's also because of all of the questions we are fielding about the new tax law changes,...

Developing An Employee Compensation Plan For Your Frederick Organization

As your Frederick business grows, there's an underlying asset which propels your growth: your people.Now, for some of my clients, "people" mean, well ... you. But even in that case, what I have to say today will still matter.Because what I'm talking about today...

5 Effective Marketing Tips For Your Frederick Small Business

Have you noticed that traditional styles of advertising are getting more and more stale? That's because the online world has torn down so many different barriers that we don't realize how much has changed, until we take a look at the real numbers. And across many...

Tax Paperwork Checklist

These days, I'm often glad that it's our busy tax filing season, so that I have an easy excuse when political conversations are happening: Oh THAT [crazy new political story]? Huh, didn't see it -- I'm too busy with tax season. With all of the chaos out there, the...

What Are My Chances of Getting Audited? 11 Tips For Frederick Small Businesses

On March 15th, 2018, Subchapter S Corporation (S-corps, for short), have their tax returns due. We're already on top of things for our Frederick clients, but this is a quick reminder to you to make sure that we've communicated, and that your books don't contain any...

Dealing With Angry Customers: A Plan For Frederick Business Owners

As I have been saying to some of my personal tax preparation clients in Frederick, I'm not sure that there is very much that I could say that could add anything to the conversation about what happened last week in Parkland, FL. It seems that every time something like...

Effectively Using Your Frederick Company’s CRM For Sales Management

Well, before I dive into today's dose of real world business strategy, you should know that as I write on Monday, the IRS has begun receiving filed federal tax returns.That means things are about to get real.Now, for our Frederick business owner clients (like you),...

How to Eliminate Workplace Gossip in Frederick Businesses

I'm going to step away from tax land today, and put on my business coaching hat.But don't get me wrong -- we are diligently working through many of our Frederick business owner client files and getting a significant thrill from being able to help so many of our...

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!