Day Care Providers Enjoy Special Tax Benefits

Article Highlights:  Business Use of Home Prorated Use Owned Home Rented Home Exclusive Use Meal Allowance Other Deductions A taxpayer who is in the business of providing family day care in their home may deduct…
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5 QuickBooks Online Reports You Should Run Regularly

5 QuickBooks Online Reports You Should Run Regularly  There are numerous QuickBooks Online reports that you should be consulting at regular intervals. But you need these five at least every week. QuickBooks Online’s Dashboard, the first…

The Most Common Accounting Mistakes Small Business Owners Make and How to Avoid Them

Most small business owners are an expert in their field, but not necessarily in the accounting aspects of building a business. And, with this comes a few common mistakes. Yet, even simple small business accounting mistakes can prove to be financially…
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How Small Businesses Write Off Equipment Purchases

Article Highlights: Depreciation Materials & Supplies De Minimis Safe Harbor Expensing Routine Maintenance Unlimited Expensing Bonus Depreciation Sec 179 Expensing Mixing Methods From time to time, an owner of…
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7 Passwords You Should Never Use at Your Small Business

Article Found on INC.COM Owning a small business means owning data. You're constantly acquiring new information related to your customers and financial details, as well as all the vendors and contractors with whom you work. However, one…
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Failing May Be Fundamental to Success, According to Columbia Business School

Article Found on Knowridge Science Report Few companies or organizations are looking to fail when they plot a new strategy.  However, turning a blind eye to the possibility that a strategy may fail can have disastrous consequences. According…

What's Driving the Global Entrepreneurship Wave?

Article Featured on INC.COM People who have an entrepreneurial spirit simply think and act differently. They aspire to rethink traditional business means and models to create unique, enhanced, and futuristic forms of commerce. In this mindset,…
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Most Family Businesses Lack Succession Plans

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Written by Michael Cohn | Featured on AccountingToday Only 23 percent of family businesses have a robust succession plan in place, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, with 46 percent of the family businesses polled saying…
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4 Ways to Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills

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Article by Nina Bowman | Featured on Harvard Business Review If you’ve ever received feedback that you “need to be more strategic,” you know how frustrating it can feel. To add insult to injury, the feedback rarely comes with any…
Employers: Don’t Overlook the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit - Isler NW

Employers: Don’t Overlook the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

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IRS Tax Tip 2015-37, March 12, 2015 Do you own or run a small business or tax-exempt group with fewer than 25 full-time employees? If you do, you should know that the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit can help you provide insurance to…