Do I Need a Business Plan?

Do I Need a Business Plan?

If you own a small business or thought about starting one, the question of business planning usually comes up. Yet, most small businesses rarely have a written business plan in place at any time during their existence. So do you need a business plan? There are several...
S Corporation vs. Other Types of Business Entities

S Corporation vs. Other Types of Business Entities

The choice of entity is one of the most important decisions a new business owner faces. Many new businesses automatically set up as an S-Corporation as part of the overall formation process. This happens without any thought given to the potential risks or benefits of...
Small Business Tax Deductions Checklist

Small Business Tax Deductions Checklist

Small business owners often wonder what they can deduct in their business. Just because you own a business does not mean you can take advantage of all sorts of tax write-offs (loopholes). However, tax laws do favor businesses in what they can write off compared to...
What to Expect in the 2021 Tax Season

What to Expect in the 2021 Tax Season

The 2020 tax filing season (for 2019 tax returns) was unique. Tax filing deadlines were pushed back in the middle of the preparation period, including the dates for making estimated tax payments. Many of the same factors that led to that situation are still in place...
Why Does My Business Need Internal Controls?

Why Does My Business Need Internal Controls?

Your business may need internal controls. Internal controls are the policies and procedures a business takes to safeguard its assets. A key to running a profitable business is to make sure that the assets, especially cash, are protected. Assets are the lifeblood of...