Identifying Your Target Prospect by Ursula Garrett

With the business deadline (9/15) behind us, we’re in tax planning season. Though the IRS (and Congress) haven’t yet definitively made a statement about it (that we know of), here at Garrett & Associates, CPA we are operating according to the fact that the filing deadline is going to be April 15th, 2021 for 2020 taxes. But this actually has … Read More

Ursula GarrettIdentifying Your Target Prospect by Ursula Garrett

Struggling Inland Empire Businesses Be Careful With Price Reductions

Here we are, with Q3 of 2020 in the rearview mirror, THANK GOODNESS. Only one more quarter left in this 2020 donkey — but it’s going to be an eventful one. I get asked a bunch by Inland Empire clients and friends what I think the markets will do, and the only thing I can really say is “expect the … Read More

Ursula GarrettStruggling Inland Empire Businesses Be Careful With Price Reductions

About That PPP Forgiveness Application for Inland Empire Businesses

I have a few quick-hit things to cover today. The first of which relates to some timing issues. Labor Day is behind us (though many of my Inland Empire business owner friends and clients don’t really take time off for that). (You can’t really take a vacation in the same way when you are where the buck stops. Because, well, … Read More

Ursula GarrettAbout That PPP Forgiveness Application for Inland Empire Businesses

Use These Financial Reports For Business Decisions By Ursula Garrett

Just in time for the weekend, the IRS issued Friday-evening guidance about the overly-hyped (at first) payroll tax “holiday”. There was initial hope that this might be a great shot-in-the-arm for Inland Empire businesses and employees, but given how the thing is structured, and the limitations of executive action (i.e. it takes a Congressional order for taxes to actually be … Read More

Ursula GarrettUse These Financial Reports For Business Decisions By Ursula Garrett

How Your Inland Empire Company Can Do More With Less Time

If you didn’t get a chance to do this before, would you shoot me back a quick note through the email button at the top of the page? I’d like to hear from you… How are things going for your Inland Empire business right now? I’d like to get just a few sentences about what you are working on right … Read More

Ursula GarrettHow Your Inland Empire Company Can Do More With Less Time

How Inland Empire Businesses Get More Done With Less Time

Would you shoot me a note? How are things going for your Inland Empire business right now? Doesn’t have to be long … just a little status update, is all. There might be some things we can do to help, if needed (or traps we can help you avoid if things are rolling along well). From what I’m seeing, the … Read More

Ursula GarrettHow Inland Empire Businesses Get More Done With Less Time

How Inland Empire Businesses Can Market More Effectively In This New Normal

I have some ideas for Inland Empire small business owners to chew on today about how to connect more clearly and deeply with your clients and prospects, but before I get there, some news: There is still no word about automatic PPP forgiveness for smaller loans (under $150K), and Congress is having trouble coming to an agreement on a host … Read More

Ursula GarrettHow Inland Empire Businesses Can Market More Effectively In This New Normal

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?