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

You Can Easily Fix These Four Financial Mistakes With Competent Inland Empire Business Accounting Services

We’re finally getting some guidance from the IRS related to some of the subtleties of the TCJA (i.e. the new tax laws), specifically about the new rules for 100% depreciation of certain equipment in the first year. If you have no earthly idea of what I’m talking about, either you don’t typically deal with capital depreciation in your business … or you … Read More

Ursula GarrettYou Can Easily Fix These Four Financial Mistakes With Competent Inland Empire Business Accounting Services

An Effective Lead Generation Strategy From One Inland Empire Business Owner To Another

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You may have heard rumors that the tax code has changed in 2018. This is ESPECIALLY the case for Inland Empire small businesses, and as such, I have some questions that I would like you to consider — especially if you haven’t had us do anything else for you but prepare a tax return. While we are still waiting on specific … Read More

Ursula GarrettAn Effective Lead Generation Strategy From One Inland Empire Business Owner To Another

How To Get Your Inland Empire Prospects To Respond To Your Marketing Messages

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We have a pretty clear choice as Inland Empire business owners in our current cultural moment. Either we allow all of the media negativity (social and otherwise) to rob us of our focus and drive, through distraction and the agitation of the moment, and our business sort of putters along, maybe dies — or we choose to fight off these enemies of distraction … Read More

Ursula GarrettHow To Get Your Inland Empire Prospects To Respond To Your Marketing Messages

Key Marketing And Sales Metrics Your Inland Empire Business Should Track

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It’s a large part of my job to work with Inland Empire business owners by “picking up the pieces” of their finances, and, unfortunately, it’s often too late to have done any good. And of course, we work with plenty of thriving businesses in Inland Empire by helping them spot hidden opportunities buried within a mess of data. That’s because … Read More

Ursula GarrettKey Marketing And Sales Metrics Your Inland Empire Business Should Track

Dear Inland Empire Business Owner, Let’s Talk Before Tax Season

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In light of the festivities last week surrounding the 4th of July, I asked you a simple question: Are you achieving the independence you want in your Inland Empire business? But there’s another side to this question that you should consider, and it is this: Have you considered paying yourself more out of your business?  In some cases, it actually might make … Read More

Ursula GarrettDear Inland Empire Business Owner, Let’s Talk Before Tax Season

Is a C-Corp or S-Corp Right for Your Inland Empire Business?

C-Corp

With our nation celebrating its 242nd birthday, and all of this talk about “independence” flying around, I have a question for you — one that I think you should think hard about: Are you achieving the independence you wanted in your Inland Empire business? As you know, it is hard — and it is LONELY — to be a Inland … Read More

Ursula GarrettIs a C-Corp or S-Corp Right for Your Inland Empire Business?

IRS Audit Process – What Inland Empire Businesses Should Know

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If you sell goods online, you are probably aware of the “sales tax earthquake” that rumbled forth from the highest court last week in Washington. In South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc., the court ruled that states and municipalities could now require online retailers to charge customers sales tax, no matter where that retailer was itself domiciled. It is yet to be seen exactly … Read More

Ursula GarrettIRS Audit Process – What Inland Empire Businesses Should Know

Thinking Bigger About Your Inland Empire Business

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Beware of the “summer sloth”. Instead of falling into that trap, what if you take this season to clear away the garbage and focus on what’s really on your plate, and what you really need to grow? You see, running a Inland Empire business with success requires more than just protecting yourself against the mind traps of distraction.  Because what, … Read More

Ursula GarrettThinking Bigger About Your Inland Empire Business

Solving Problems in Inland Empire Businesses with Effective Solutions

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There’s this idea out there among many wannabe Inland Empire business owners that they have to come up with the next completely fresh idea in order to have a great business. Shows like Shark Tank (which I love) go towards creating this kind of mindset — although the sharks do a very nice job of bursting the bubbles of anyone … Read More

Ursula GarrettSolving Problems in Inland Empire Businesses with Effective Solutions