21 02, 2019

Record Keeping for Your Business: What’s Required?

By |2019-02-20T20:59:39+00:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Business Planning, Taxes|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Whether you are just starting up a new company or have a business that has been in operation for a while, good record keeping is an essential part of running your business. You are responsible for establishing an effective system to store and maintain your business records whether your [...]

16 02, 2019

I Need to Hire Someone for My Business; What Do I Need To Know?

By |2019-02-15T17:35:28+00:00February 16th, 2019|Categories: Business Planning, Financial, Taxes|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Most businesses try to grow – at least somewhat.  However, to grow or to step away from the business for a personal life, vacation, or other ventures, you’ll need help with day-to-day operations.  If you’ve never hired someone before - or it’s been a long time - don’t worry [...]

15 02, 2019

5 Reasons to Embrace the Emotional Side of Estate Planning

By |2019-02-15T17:03:14+00:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning, Taxes, Trust, Will|Tags: , |0 Comments

When you hear the phrase “estate plan,” you might first think about paperwork. Or your mind might land on some of the uncomfortable topics that estate planning confronts head-on: end-of-life decisions, incapacity, and your family’s legacy from generation to generation. Those subjects hit home for everyone. But while that [...]

9 02, 2019

Stay in Control: Good LLC Governance

By |2019-02-06T19:26:51+00:00February 9th, 2019|Categories: Business Formation, Taxes|Tags: , |0 Comments

The LLC is a popular way to structure a business because it provides personal liability protection to the members-- like a corporation does to its shareholders--but without as many administrative formalities. But if you’re an LLC member, don’t let this lull you into complacency. As a business owner, you’re [...]

8 02, 2019

Why Not Just Go on NoloⓇ and Create Your Own Estate Planning Documents Cheaply?

By |2019-02-05T17:30:29+00:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning, Taxes, Trust|Tags: , , |0 Comments

There are many software programs, and websites, that sell do-it-yourself estate planning documents. These websites and form tools seem to offer a convenient and cost-effective alternative to consulting with an estate planning attorney. But do they really meet your needs and protect your family? Is online, do-it-yourself estate planning [...]

6 02, 2019

Want to Give the Kids an Early Inheritance? 4 Things to Consider

By |2019-02-05T11:11:16+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning, Taxes|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If you’re thinking about giving your children their inheritance early, you’re not alone. Studies suggest these days, nearly two-thirds of people over the age of 50 would instead pass their assets to the children early than make them wait until the will is read. It can be especially satisfying [...]

2 02, 2019

8 Simple Cost Saving Measures for Small Business Owners

By |2019-02-01T17:55:26+00:00February 2nd, 2019|Categories: Business Planning, Contracts, Financial, Taxes|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

All successful businesses do their best to save money, improve efficiency, and increase profits when and wherever possible.  This is especially necessary for small businesses on a tight budget. While there are numerous ways to save money, these eight cost-saving measures are among the easiest to implement: Bargain. Bargaining with [...]

31 01, 2019

I’m Starting a New Business – Should I Use an LLC (Taxed as a Partnership) or an S Corporation?

By |2019-01-29T17:40:58+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Business Planning, Taxes|Tags: , |0 Comments

Entrepreneurship has been called the new American dream. Hanging a shingle starts with an idea that develops into a business plan, but not without careful financial and legal considerations. Among the decisions that new business owners grapple with is whether to form a limited liability company taxed as a [...]

23 01, 2019

Four Reasons Why Estate Planning Isn’t Just for the Top 1% Percent

By |2019-01-19T18:58:35+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning, Financial, Taxes|Tags: , , |0 Comments

There is a common misconception that estate plans are only for the ultra-rich - the top 1 percent, 10%, 20%, or some other arbitrary determination of “enough” money.  In reality, nothing could be further from the truth. People at all income and wealth levels can benefit from a comprehensive [...]

22 01, 2019

Impact of Tax Reform on Small Businesses

By |2019-01-22T16:31:36+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Business Planning, Taxes|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Now that it’s tax season, you may be concerned how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, enacted in December 2017, will impact your small business. The reforms represent the most sweeping tax overhaul in 30 years and could have a positive impact on your business’s bottom line—but they may [...]