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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...

A Frederick Business Owner’s Simple Plan For Dealing With Angry Customers

Even in the middle of the intensity of the busy tax filing season in Frederick, we occasionally become the target for somebody's frustration. Over the years, and especially when things are busy and stressful, we've had to learn about how to best handle matters when a...

How To Find a Business Mentor In Frederick

We're knee-deep in extension-land for some of our individual and family clients from Frederick (extensions due in about a week). And I'm glad to say that we've been able to help a lot of families keep far more in their pockets than if they had used the "drag and drop"...

Jennifer Allen’s 2017 Tax Document Checklist

Yes, the calendar reads 2018, but the IRS of course, is living in the past. As you probably know, we are now beginning the process of doing something we're pretty good at: effectively, legally, and ethically reporting our Frederick clients' business financial doings...

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...

The Pareto Principle And Your Frederick Company’s Work Cycle

Slogging through the summer, and with the weather still hot, it can be real tempting to sort of press cruise control for the month of August until Labor Day hits us, and *then* really put that nose to the grindstone. But could it be that a rhythm of working a little...

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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.

Sales Positioning For Frederick Freelancers And Small Businesses

Have you ever heard of Mary Meeker? Perhaps not. But for those who follow securities analysts, she's a little bit like Michael Jordan. She's been issuing an "internet trends" report since the '90s -- and she's usually right. Which, I suppose, is rare for securities...

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...

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...

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!