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18
NOV
2020
Putting the finishing touches on next year’s budget

Putting the finishing touches on next year’s budget

Few business owners look forward to creating an annual budget. Nonetheless, this is an important process that can be made better by attending to some key details.
09
NOV
2020
Do you want to withdraw cash from your closely held corporation at a low tax cost?

Do you want to withdraw cash from your closely held corporation at a low tax cost?

Are you the owner of a closely held corporation and want to take cash out? For tax purposes, you probably want to avoid a dividend distribution. Here are some alternatives.
04
NOV
2020
Should you go phishing with your employees?

Should you go phishing with your employees?

Business owners, have you thought about sending employees a fake email just to see if they’d fall for a phishing scam? It’s a growing, though controversial, practice.
28
OCT
2020
Now more than ever, carefully track payroll records

Now more than ever, carefully track payroll records

Businesses have long been required to properly track payroll records. The urgency and complexity of this task has grown because of the pandemic.
14
OCT
2020
Reviewing your disaster plan in a tumultuous year

Reviewing your disaster plan in a tumultuous year

Business owners: Have you paused to consider how well your company initially responded to the COVID-19 pandemic? Update your disaster plan before the details fade.
12
OCT
2020
Understanding the passive activity loss rules

Understanding the passive activity loss rules

The passive activity loss rules can be complex and trip up some taxpayers. Here are the rules.
07
OCT
2020
4 steps to improving your company’s sales

4 steps to improving your company’s sales

Every business depends on strong sales to keep the dollars flowing and the company growing. Here’s a methodical approach to winning over prospects.
30
SEP
2020
Reinforce protection of your company’s mobile devices

Reinforce protection of your company’s mobile devices

The COVID-19 crisis has put an increased emphasis on mobile business technology. Make sure yours is well-protected.
28
SEP
2020
The tax rules for deducting the computer software costs of your business

The tax rules for deducting the computer software costs of your business

The tax rules for treating computer software costs can be complex. Here’s a basic explanation.
21
SEP
2020
Business website costs: How to handle them for tax purposes

Business website costs: How to handle them for tax purposes

Your business likely has a website. How do you treat the costs involved in developing your site for tax purposes? Here are the general rules.