A refresher on major tax law changes for small-business owners

A refresher on major tax law changes for small-business owners The dawning of 2019 means the 2018 income tax filing season will soon be upon us. After year end, it’s generally too late to take action to reduce 2018 taxes. Business owners may, therefore, want to shift their focus to assessing whether they’ll likely owe […]

January 15, 2019


Make sure the price is right with market research

Make sure the price is right with market research The promise of the new year lies ahead. One way to help ensure it’s a profitable one is to re-evaluate your company’s pricing strategy. You need to devise an approach that considers more than just what it cost you to produce a product or deliver a […]

January 10, 2019


Business owners: An exit strategy should be part of your tax planning

Business owners: An exit strategy should be part of your tax planning Tax planning is a juggling act for business owners. You have to keep your eye on your company’s income and expenses and applicable tax breaks (especially if you own a pass-through entity). But you also must look out for your own financial future. […]

January 8, 2019


Do your long-term customers know everything about you?

Do your long-term customers know everything about you? A technician at a mobility equipment supplier was servicing the motorized wheelchair of a long-time customer and noticed it was a brand-new model. “Where did you buy the chair?” he asked the customer. “At the health care supply store on the other side of town,” the customer […]

January 3, 2019


You may be able to save more for retirement in 2019

You may be able to save more for retirement in 2019 Retirement plan contribution limits are indexed for inflation, and many have gone up for 2019, giving you opportunities to increase your retirement savings: Elective deferrals to 401(k), 403(b), 457(b)(2) and 457(c)(1) plans: $19,000 (up from $18,500) Contributions to defined contribution plans: $56,000 (up from […]

January 2, 2019