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  • A Mid-Year Business Checklist to Get You Back on Track
    Tax season is over (for most of us). So, what’s next for business owners and professional advisors with business clients? With so much disruption and distraction this year, you may have fallen behind keeping up with compliance for business licenses, permits, and identification numbers. Here’s a mid-year business checklist to get you back on […]
  • How to Start a Restaurant Business
    Are you thinking about how to start a restaurant business? Without a doubt, it's an industry that contributes immensely to our economy. According to statistics from the National Restaurant Association, there are over one million restaurant locations in the United States, and they collectively employ 15.6 million people. What I think is especially encouraging […]
  • LLC vs. Partnership
    When deciding between an LLC vs. partnership as your company's business structure, you'll have many considerations to address. There are ramifications legally, administratively, and financially when choosing a business entity type. Rushing to a decision can have consequences—BIG consequences—so it’s critical to review your options carefully and seek professional guidance such as from an […]
  • LLP vs. LLC
    When you’re starting a small business that has more than one owner, you and your partner(s) may have concerns about your personal liability risks. If this is the case, it would be wise to compare LLP vs. LLC business structures. Limited liability partnerships (LLP) and limited liability companies (LLC) combine some aspects of general […]
  • What Kinds of Liability Should Accounting Professionals Be Concerned About Right Now?
    Minimizing legal risks to your business has always been important. However, with so much uncharted territory and change within the current environment, it has become especially critical to look out for situations that could become problematic liability issues for your firm. Stephen Covey once said, “If there’s one thing that’s certain in business, it’s […]
  • Time to Declare Your Independence
    For many, the “American Dream” is all about entrepreneurship. Business ownership is a way to declare personal independence and even though the COVID-19 pandemic has dampened the economy temporarily, it hasn’t quieted America’s entrepreneurial spirit. As a matter of fact, new businesses are starting despite the economic slowdown as evidenced by the recent number […]
  • Are Your Accounting Clients Worried About a Recession? Why They Need You Now More Than Ever
    As far back as October 2019, half of Americans were already concerned a major recession was on the horizon and now that concern has become a reality, according to top economists. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, the U.S. economy actually stopped growing in February this year, following an economic expansion that […]
  • Post-COVID Marketing Strategies for Accountants
    Clients need their accountants more than ever in our post-COVID-19 world. Whether it’s getting ready for the extended tax deadline, figuring out how to utilize government relief funds or how to start a new business in a recession, accountants need to make sure their services are in the foreground of their customers’ needs. Here […]
  • Sole Proprietorship vs. Partnership
    You have much to think about and many questions to answer when starting a business. One of the most fundamental considerations is what type of business structure is right for you. Often, brand new small businesses choose to operate as a sole proprietorship or general partnership. Would either be a good fit for you? […]
  • 4 Reasons Why a Recession Is a Good Time for Your Clients to Start a Business
    With all the uncertainty in the world right now, you might think your clients are crazy to consider starting a business in 2020, but don’t be so sure. There are numerous examples of successful businesses that started during a recession, including Microsoft and Burger King. Startup entrepreneurs are inherently bootstrappers and agile thinkers, willing […]

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