Tax Problem Resolution

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Solving Problems in Frederick Businesses with Effective Solutions

There's this idea out there among many wannabe Frederick business owners that they have to come up with the next completely fresh idea in order to have a great business. Shows like Shark Tank (which I love) go towards creating this kind of mindset -- although the...

Succession Planning 101 for Frederick Businesses

Whether you’re partial to the Olympics or American football, this past week has brought some great athletic entertainment to many Frederick homes and businesses. As we speak, the U.S. has managed to grab 16 medals – 7 of them gold. Among those gold medal winners...

Provisions of the Second Coronavirus Relief Bill That Affect Frederick Small Businesses

Wow, does it ever feel good to have turned the page on 2020. This first "working week" is when I finally began to feel the newness of it all.Yes, it's "just a date" on a Gregorian calendar, but ...2021 holds great promise for our Western Maryland business clients....

Time Management Software Choices for Frederick Businesses

Tax “season” is over – at least for most of us. For all of the tax-exempt organizations out there operating on a calendar year basis, just a little nudge regarding the May 16th filing deadline. We’re here to help.Now, however, despite the relief that comes with the...

What is a Profit First Professional or Profit First Coach?

"What is a Profit First Professional?" I hear this question a lot. People see my designation on our website or notice it on my LinkedIn profile. I never get tired of answering the question because it allows me to share something I'm passionate about — helping business...

How Frederick Small Businesses Should Handle A Crazy Customer

We're keeping our powder dry over here at J Allen & Associates, as it relates to the "American Rescue Plan'' proposed by Biden. There's plenty of talk about it ... but as of yet, nothing has passed.I prefer to live in the world of what *is* -- instead of...

Financial Planning: One of the Best Employee Benefits Frederick Businesses Can Offer

This past weekend’s NFL playoff games were maybe some of the best post-season games to watch in a long, long time… with some of the most unexpected outcomes. Who would have believed that all but one of the top teams from the regular season would be unseated from a...

Establishing Clear Pricing For Your Frederick Customers

Last week, we had a little "mid-year pep talk."After a good locker room session, it's good to enter Q3 and Q4 with a solid gameplan. And a solid gameplan, of course, means good plays.As it relates to your Frederick business, we're talking about the actual offerings...

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...

Jennifer Allen’s Perspective On Proposed New Tax Policies

Oh, you thought I would tell you who I thought would win the presidential election?Nope, I'm not going there.I'm a tax professional though, and I'm not immune to conversations about proper planning for either eventuality. In my opinion, however, the BEST advice about...

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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