Tax Problem Resolution

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Six Underlying Needs For Effective Small Business Planning In Frederick

So last week, I began the conversation around those foundational items of necessity for a "real" business that many business owners in Frederick don't quite take into consideration when they first get started.These are the sort of things that can be the difference...

Goal Setting For Your Frederick Business

Goal setting. Some people *love* reading and writing about it; but to others, it can provoke a sure-fire rolling of the eyes. Indeed, this whole ritual of "goal-making" can feel very cliche, but look -- we all need little "nudges" to help us actually make changes in...

Build A Brand In Frederick And Do It Well

As I write this, the Senate has passed their version of the tax reform bill, and now we wait for the final version of the bill. But here's the big number: Four weeks. Apparently, Congress thinks it can enact a dramatic overhaul of the law, adding substantial new...

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...

Financial Behaviors For Frederick Business Owners (Part 2)

For many Frederick business owners, the Memorial Day weekend is sometimes one that can feel a little lonely. While many of those around you are floating on a boat with a fishing pole in the water, or firing up the backyard grill, there you are in the office or in the...

What Does The CARES Act Mean For Your Frederick Small Business?

These days are moving VERY quickly, and we are working VERY hard to get communication out to our Frederick clients and friends.You probably already heard that the CARES Act (the mammoth 880+ page disaster relief bill) was signed over the weekend, and help IS indeed on...

Thanksgiving Week Reflections From A Frederick Business Owner

It's a slower week, here in J Allen & Associates World. Yes, it's crazy (and a bit of a relief, to be frank) that we now find ourselves in Thanksgiving week. And I have some thoughts, which are perhaps a bit more meditative than normal, because of how this holiday...

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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.

Influence and Leadership In The Digital Age by Jennifer Allen

Here's a truth that some Frederick entrepreneur-types HATE to acknowledge: uptight accountants are a useful bunch.One of the things we really like, btw, is getting AHEAD of the game for our Frederick clients.Which, regardless of your entity structure, means that I'd...

A Story, and Tax Planning 2017 for Frederick Businesses

Story time today. Here we are, with Q3 of 2017 in the rearview mirror, and it's amazing how quickly things move. (And, by the way, this reminds me: have you considered making further pro-active moves to minimize your taxes for this year? With a few months left in 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!