Bookings vs. shippings: A sales flash report primer
Do bad sales months often take you by surprise? If so, don’t forget the power of flash reports — that
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Putting your child on your business’s payroll for the summer may make more tax sense than ever
If you own a business and have a child in high school or college, hiring him or her for the
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The TCJA changes some rules for deducting pass-through business losses
It’s not uncommon for businesses to sometimes generate tax losses. But the losses that can be deducted are limited by
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Sending your kids to day camp may provide a tax break
When school lets out, kids participate in a wide variety of summer activities. If one of the activities your child
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Ask the right questions about your IT strategy
Most businesses approach technology as an evolving challenge. You don’t want to overspend on bells and whistles you’ll never fully
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Can you deduct business travel when it’s combined with a vacation?
At this time of year, a summer vacation is on many people’s minds. If you travel for business, combining a
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IRS Audit Techniques Guides provide clues to what may come up if your business is audited
IRS examiners use Audit Techniques Guides (ATGs) to prepare for audits — and so can small business owners. Many ATGs
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Be aware of the tax consequences before selling your home
In many parts of the country, summer is peak season for selling a home. If you’re planning to put your
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4 ways to encourage innovation in customer service
When business people speak of innovation, the focus is usually on a pioneering product or state-of-the-art service that will “revolutionize
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Cost control takes a total team effort
“That’s just the cost of doing business.” You’ve probably heard this expression many times. It’s true that, to invoke another
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A review of significant TCJA provisions affecting small businesses
Now that small businesses and their owners have filed their 2017 income tax returns (or filed for an extension), it’s
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Do you need to adjust your withholding?
  If you received a large refund after filing your 2017 income tax return, you’re probably enjoying the influx of
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Say, just how competitive is your business anyway?
Every business owner launches his or her company wanting to be successful. But once you get out there, it usually
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Tax document retention guidelines for small businesses
You may have breathed a sigh of relief after filing your 2017 income tax return (or requesting an extension). But
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Get started on 2018 tax planning now!
With the April 17 individual income tax filing deadline behind you (or with your 2017 tax return on the back
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