7 Tips to Survive a Recession
Is a recession coming? Some economists are reading the signs – trade wars with China, a looming Brexit, a slowdown in economic growth – and not liking what they see.Read More
New Pass-Through Deduction Clarifications For 2018 Taxes
The mammoth GOP tax reform of 2017 impacted taxpayers in many, many different ways. The bill itself was so big and complex that many elements of it weren’t particularly clear or even defined for months after the bill passed. In some cases, different rules and regulations were delayed by a year because the job of sorting all this out has become a Herculean task.Read More
What Makes Up A Balance Sheet?
A balance sheet is absolutely critical to small business success, and here’s why: a balance sheet is the definitive single-sheet overview of what’s bringing in cash and what’s payout out cash.Read More
The Dangers of Tax-Related Identity Theft
When people think about identity theft, they generally don’t consider their taxes as the culprit. Let’s assume you’re just an everyday person — a local resident in San Rafael, like me, working hard for your family. Doing your taxes are a means to an end, not a vulnerability.Read More
QuickBooks Tips: Best Practices for QBO
Even if you’ve been using QuickBooks Online for a long time, it’s good to step back and evaluate your actions.Read More
Using Online Services Such as Airbnb to Rent out Your Home? Better Read This!
Renting out your home or second home for short periods of time is becoming increasingly popular with the advent of online services that match property owners with prospective renters. The online sites providing these services include Airbnb, VRBO, and HomeAway.Read More
Hobby or Business? It Makes a Difference for Taxes…
Taxpayers are often confused by the differences in tax treatment between businesses that are entered into for profit and those that are not, commonly referred to as hobbies. There are differences…Read More
Why It’s Important To See Your Accountant in January
Now that your calendar has turned over to 2017, it’s time to start thinking about why it’s important to see your accountant in January rather than later in the year.Read More