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Does Your Cost Structure Match Your Frederick Company’s Value

Here's an unfortunate reality: many businesses offer amazing value, but struggle to make enough money because they don't charge enough.Thinking they are offering customers "a good deal", their business suffers as a result of selling themselves short.But whether our...

Three Keys To Shorter Meetings For Your Frederick Business

Last week I wrote about working less, and testing the 80/20 hypothesis for your Frederick business work cycle. I'd love to know if you had a chance to consider putting this into practice, send us an email using the email icon at the top right hand corner of our...

The Advantage a C Corporation Holds for Frederick Businesses

Now that 2018 extended returns for businesses are truly put to bed now, we can turn our gimlet eye on 2019.And one thing that might be worth discussing is your operating entity.A quick rundown on business structures is never bad, ESPECIALLY when tax laws change and...

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.

Jennifer Allen’s Price War Strategies: Three Reasons To Raise Your Prices

I take a look around the small business world sometimes, and I get a little sad.It's heartbreaking to watch small businesses in Frederick go out of business or not bring home enough bacon simply because they get trapped into thinking about their pricing in the wrong...

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...

The TCJA And What It Means For Your Frederick Business

Usually, in the week following the Super Bowl, I do a fun rundown on the various advertisements -- at least a short one. But this was an unusual year. Because unless you are a Patriots fan, everything about that game experience was boring, including the...

Four Key Steps For Effective Customer Care By Jennifer Allen

As "customer service" goes, I can guarantee that you (and YOUR customers too, btw) have multiple stories of Frederick businesses or organizations that have massively bungled the encounter.For instance, anyone who calls the IRS directly -- instead of having someone...

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,...

A Few More Common Marketing Mistakes Made By Frederick Businesses

Seeing what has happened in our nation's fourth-largest city has been a sobering reminder about the fragility of life, and business. It's helpful to be reminded that threats and disasters can (and do) strike from directions that you might least expect. And while this...

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!