Get SMART when it comes to setting strategic goals

Get SMART when it comes to setting strategic goals Strategic planning is key to ensuring every company’s long-term viability, and goal setting is an indispensable step toward fulfilling those plans. Unfortunately, businesses often don’t accomplish their overall strategic plans because they’re unable to fully reach the various goals necessary to get there. If this scenario […]

August 16, 2018


Home green home: Save tax by saving energy

Home green home: Save tax by saving energy “Going green” at home — whether it’s your principal residence or a second home — can reduce your tax bill in addition to your energy bill, all while helping the environment, too. The catch is that, to reap all three benefits, you need to buy and install […]

August 15, 2018


Business deductions for meal, vehicle and travel expenses: Document, document, document

Business deductions for meal, vehicle and travel expenses: Document, document, document Meal, vehicle and travel expenses are common deductions for businesses. But if you don’t properly document these expenses, you could find your deductions denied by the IRS. A critical requirement Subject to various rules and limits, business meal (generally 50%), vehicle and travel expenses […]

August 13, 2018


Trust is an essential building block of today’s websites

Trust is an essential building block of today’s websites When business use of websites began, getting noticed was the name of the game. Remember pop-up ads? Text scrolling up the screen? How about those mesmerizing rotating banners? Yes, there were — and remain — a variety of comical and some would say annoying ways to […]

August 9, 2018


3 traditional midyear tax planning strategies for individuals that hold up post-TCJA

3 traditional midyear tax planning strategies for individuals that hold up post-TCJA With its many changes to individual tax rates, brackets and breaks, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) means taxpayers need to revisit their tax planning strategies. Certain strategies that were once tried-and-true will no longer save or defer tax. But there are […]

August 8, 2018