PPP Forgiveness Reminders For Inland Empire Businesses

Doing business in the summer of 2020 sure ain’t easy. I have Inland Empire clients all over the spectrum — some whose businesses are on their last legs because of social restrictions and lockdowns, some who are hanging steady, and some who have found ways to grow. Many have taken advantage of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), and I will … Read More

Ursula GarrettPPP Forgiveness Reminders For Inland Empire Businesses

Passing Down Your Inland Empire Family Business

There is talk right now that Congress might enact automatic forgiveness for all PPP loans under $150K. This would be a sigh of relief for Inland Empire small businesses (and their accountants!) everywhere. Nothing has been passed, but it’s under strong consideration. And, in case you didn’t know, the PPP program is STILL available — until August 8th, 2020. The … Read More

Ursula GarrettPassing Down Your Inland Empire Family Business

Is It Time For Your Inland Empire Business To Get A New Tax Accountant?

I’m going to take a moment to address those of you who might NOT be using our services thus far. There’s a word or two for current Inland Empire clients here as well, but allow me to explain. You see, sometimes, you just know you need to make a change, but the timing isn’t quite right. Well … is now … Read More

Ursula GarrettIs It Time For Your Inland Empire Business To Get A New Tax Accountant?

Thank You Inland Empire Small Businesses

Lifting my heavily-lidded eyes to peer up through the haze of government forms and procedures, I peek at the calendar, which today says: July. And we are still doing tax work. This year has been insane. Yet we have had the PRIVILEGE to walk alongside you through major disruptions and chaos. Because I do count it as a privilege. Small … Read More

Ursula GarrettThank You Inland Empire Small Businesses

What To Try When Your Inland Empire Business’ Receivables Are Slowing Down

At the end of last week, the House approved the Senate’s action of extending the PPP loan availability for 5 more weeks, and the President signed it shortly thereafter. This means that approximately $129 billion in remaining PPP funds can be tapped by Inland Empire businesses who have failed to do so yet. This program was launched in April 2020, … Read More

Ursula GarrettWhat To Try When Your Inland Empire Business’ Receivables Are Slowing Down

Using KPI’s For Your Inland Empire Business

Scattershotting around the world of SBA loans and taxes here before the huge deadlines looming on July 15th. (As a reminder: 2019 personal tax returns and payments, first AND second quarter 2020 estimated tax payments are ALL due on Wednesday, July 15th.) We’re working with all of our Inland Empire business owner clients to dot every i and cross every … Read More

Ursula GarrettUsing KPI’s For Your Inland Empire Business

Hey Inland Empire Business Owners, Do You Understand The Value of Time?

How are you and your Inland Empire business hanging in there these days? I’d be interested in what kind of revenue you’re managing (unless you’ve already given us visibility into your books — I can see for myself). Shoot me an email, and let me know. I might have some ideas for you that could help, depending on your stage … Read More

Ursula GarrettHey Inland Empire Business Owners, Do You Understand The Value of Time?

Customer Value Represents The True Value For A Business In Inland Empire

The nation keeps roiling, and life for many of your Inland Empire customers might take longer than anticipated to get back to “normal”. For some, they might not actually want to get back to whatever that “normal” was before all of this. Some of this change might be healthy. But for many, these days are hard. And that includes many … Read More

Ursula GarrettCustomer Value Represents The True Value For A Business In Inland Empire

Good News for Inland Empire Businesses About

Just when we thought that the business-related news might slow down for Inland Empire business owners… Not only are unemployment numbers improving (much to the surprise and delight of the stock markets), but … Congress passed, and the President has signed a bill that affords businesses who received the PPP (whether in the first or second round) some big flexibility … Read More

Ursula GarrettGood News for Inland Empire Businesses About

Ursula Garrett’s Four Steps To Properly Handle Upset Customers

2020 has been … something. Maybe, if we’re all fortunate, the SpaceX launch will be the best thing to come out of this season. Because there is simply pain all around right now. I said this in another place, but it’s overwhelming, as someone who has to communicate to a broad base of Inland Empire clients, to even articulate meaningful … Read More

Ursula GarrettUrsula Garrett’s Four Steps To Properly Handle Upset Customers