Don’t Wait Until April To Let Garrett & Associates, CPA Provide IRS Tax Debt Relief

Here we are in the fall, and the pace of life has clearly accelerated for most families in Inland Empire. Even if you don’t have school-aged children, there’s just something about this season that increases the intensity for everyone. Maybe it’s just football season. And because it’s so intense, it’s easy to put off difficult things to face. Like tax … Read More

Ursula GarrettDon’t Wait Until April To Let Garrett & Associates, CPA Provide IRS Tax Debt Relief

Ursula Garrett’s Five Key Elements For Setting Smart Business Goals

When I sit down with my Inland Empire business owner clients (whether in person or on the phone), we try to look at EVERY aspect of their business, not just their books. And there is often great clarity when we peek at what is *behind* the books (marketing, sales, management, asset management, etc.). The good news for my business owner … Read More

Ursula GarrettUrsula Garrett’s Five Key Elements For Setting Smart Business Goals

Should Inland Empire College Students Invest In The Market Or Pay Off Student Loans Early?

As a general rule, most debt isn’t helpful to you. In fact, I could probably state that more clearly: debt can be a massive load on your financial future. And, of course, that is especially true of student loans. Now, much can be written about the explosion of student loan debt over the last decade (and has), but today I … Read More

Ursula GarrettShould Inland Empire College Students Invest In The Market Or Pay Off Student Loans Early?

Ursula Garrett’s Price War Strategies: Three Reasons To Raise Your Prices

I take a look around the small business world sometimes, and I get a little sad. It’s heartbreaking to watch small businesses  go out of business or not bring home enough bacon simply because they get trapped into thinking about their pricing in the wrong way. When you differentiate yourself based on price, you simply cannot provide value. You end … Read More

Ursula GarrettUrsula Garrett’s Price War Strategies: Three Reasons To Raise Your Prices

Here’s What Happens When You Use A Penetration Pricing Strategy For Your Inland Empire Company

As we all watched radar images from Hurricane Florence last week, and we all benefited from modern scientific pre-knowledge of these sort of events, I thought about what it would be like to have had no warning whatsoever about that kind of storm. Even 100 years ago, there wasn’t any kind of advance warning. Imagine that. And it made me … Read More

Ursula GarrettHere’s What Happens When You Use A Penetration Pricing Strategy For Your Inland Empire Company

Who Should Inland Empire Businesses Pursue, Existing Customers or New Customers?

Many people believe that the easiest customer to “sell” to is a referral customer. And in some ways, they’re right. But in my opinion, the best kind of prospect to sell on your services is one you already have. So, that being the case, it sure does make sense to make an investment in your relationships with your customers, yes? … Read More

Ursula GarrettWho Should Inland Empire Businesses Pursue, Existing Customers or New Customers?

How To Prospect For Sales Effectively And Ethically In Four Steps By Ursula Garrett

The fall is here, and Labor Day is behind us. Like many of my business owner clients, chances are good that you might have taken things slower on Monday … but the business never sleeps. You can’t really take a vacation in the same way when you are where the buck stops. Because, well, you don’t want those bucks to … Read More

Ursula GarrettHow To Prospect For Sales Effectively And Ethically In Four Steps By Ursula Garrett

What Are Your Sales Prospects In Inland Empire Looking For?

With fall right around the corner (you know it’s close when Starbucks rolls out those Pumpkin Spice thingies, as they did this Tuesday), here at Team Garrett & Associates, CPA, we’ve been already working with our Inland Empire clients on adjusting to the new tax law, the 20% pass-through deduction, entity analysis, and more. Even more than our specific client … Read More

Ursula GarrettWhat Are Your Sales Prospects In Inland Empire Looking For?

Execution Is Everything When It Comes To The Success Of An Idea For Inland Empire Small Businesses

We’re digging into the new guidance from the IRS re: the 20% deduction for Qualified Business Income (section 199A), and we’re excited to begin planning around these rules on behalf of our Inland Empire business owner clients. What the IRS has done is offer more meat to the bones of these provisions, which can be summed up as follows: Essentially, … Read More

Ursula GarrettExecution Is Everything When It Comes To The Success Of An Idea For Inland Empire Small Businesses

Eight Simple Ways To Add Sales Growth To Your Inland Empire Business

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More guidance came to us last week from the IRS, and this last round is pretty meaty, as it relates to the 20% deduction for “Qualified Business Income” for passthrough entities. And, as a reminder, Congress passed these tax changes, but it’s up to the IRS to implement them. Executive branch, and all that. It takes some time for the … Read More

Ursula GarrettEight Simple Ways To Add Sales Growth To Your Inland Empire Business