Is Your Frederick Business Making These Advertising Mistakes?

Every summer as a nation, it seems we hit a point in which it feels like everything is fraying at the edges and we're in danger of falling apart. Not only do we seem to be more divided than ever (with a heaping slice of online bitterness thrown in), but each of us...

The First Thing You Need To Do

See, relative to their income, the rich are frugal. They save and invest. They spend less than 65% of their take-home pay on day-to-day expenses.

Three Overlooked Ways To Control Costs In Your Frederick Business

I don't know about you, but my Facebook newsfeed is FILLED with so-called experts slinging around big revenue numbers in their business to grab my attention, and get me to sign up for their stuff.But, see ... I'm an accountant.And I know the truth: Revenue means...

Should You Buy A Building For Your Frederick Business?

Every week, we advise our clients about how to handle their Frederick businesses, and particularly their finances. It's a big part of what we do around here, and many don't even realize how much we're willing and able to help. (And that's fine, because we are plenty...

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...

2017 Year-End Tax Strategies for Frederick Business Owners With Tax Reform In Mind

The holidays are funny for Frederick business owners. And, I must tell you, especially so for tax professionals like me. Every year, Congress delivers updates to the tax code, seemingly at the very last minute, so my staff and I are often working over the holidays...

Jennifer Allen’s Four Keys To Smarter Interview Questions

Firstly, with the advent of technology like Google's new "Duplex" system, it's going to reach a point (sooner than we realize) that Frederick businesses like yours -- and mine -- will have less use for employees that are mere "order takers" or who don't engage in...

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...

Cash vs. Accrual Accounting: Two Main Differences For Frederick Businesses To Consider

I have seen plenty of Frederick businesses get into hot water because they were using the wrong method to track their cash.Yep, today, let's talk accounting. :)Specifically, whether your business should operate as CASH or operate as ACCRUAL. Cash is a great option to...

Optimizing Productive Time for You and Your Frederick Team

How many times have you started work early -- and the next thing you knew it was 4PM ... and your instant reaction was: I haven't made any progress today on my most important stuff ?If you're like the rest of us: quite a few times -- and maybe "most of the...

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!