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Why I Chose Motherhood Over Money: 4 Reasons Why I’m Reclaiming My Time

Jet setting through customs and secretly rubbing elbows with celebrities as a number crunching entrepreneur over the past three or four years has been absolutely amazing. It has drastically increased the bottom-line within my business while forging relationships I am forever grateful for (and a few I wish never existed, but anyhoo …). It really […]

5 Types of Accountants Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Start a business they said. Make a lot of money they said. Live in bliss, retire in Paris, and have no worries they said. I see all the lies. Well, maybe not all. That Parisian, crepe infused, macaroon filled retirement with Mona Lisa is possible, but has to stay on hold until you find a […]

6 Ways To Flip Your Tax Refund … Like A Girl

6 Ways To Flip Your Tax Refund … Like A Girl

Finally! Tax refunds are starting to roll in. Do you have yours? What have you purchased so far? Our clients are generally happy to see a cash infusion into their family’s bank accounts and eager to know how they can best utilize the funds. Below are a few ways to stretch your money.  Take a […]

3 Reasons Why Your Tax Refund Has Been Delayed

3 Reasons Why Your Tax Refund Has Been Delayed

It is Tax Season and all is not well! For the most part, Uncle Sam processes electronically filed tax returns within three weeks, with many filers receiving their refunds sooner.  If you have filed and haven’t seen your payday, don’t panic just yet. Maybe I can help track it down. The delay could be due […]

Q&A: Are Love Offerings Taxable?

Q&A: Are Love Offerings Taxable?

Q: Our church would like to give a love offering of appreciation to key staff members and leaders. If the church collects the offering and distributes it, is the offering taxable income for the staff and leadership team? A: Yes, and maybe no. Stay with me for a second… It is not uncommon for churches […]

Sales Tax Made Easy

Sales Tax Made Easy

“Oh, how I love sales tax!” says no one ever. Sales tax is an inevitable of many businesses with the power to stop most owners in their tracks. Who should pay sales tax? How often should you pay sales tax? Is it a requirement? Where do I go to find out? Does sales tax apply […]

5 Benefits of a Health Savings Account

5 Benefits of a Health Savings Account

Fall is normally the time of year corporations start gearing up for their annual benefit enrollment season. Senior management is trying to weigh which benefits are most cost effective while fishing for maximum coverage for employees and their families, Payroll and Finance departments are calculating ways to increase your take home pay without over extending […]

Using FSAs to Build Your Savings: 3 Types of Flexible Spending Accounts

Using FSAs to Build Your Savings: 3 Types of Flexible Spending Accounts

Flexible spending accounts are often underutilized because most of us don’t understand how they work or how to make them work for us and our families. Truth is, if done correctly, you could save a ton! A Flexible Spending Account can help reduce your taxes and increase your take-home pay – giving you those extra […]

5 Reasons A Small Business Owner Should Outsource Benefit Administration

5 Reasons A Small Business Owner Should Outsource Benefit Administration

Your employees are your greatest assets. Marcus Lemonis, of CNBC’s The Profit, affectionately prioritizes human capital in his “3 P” business model like this, “people first, then products, then processes”. Research shows that employees want a balance between fair compensation and good benefit options. Gone are the days where it was all about the dollar. […]

Digital Receipts In An Instant

Digital Receipts In An Instant

While speaking at Jai Stone’s #GameChangHER brunch this past Sunday, I was asked for a way to save receipts without collecting a stack of paper or creating clutter. I suggested to the group of 17 aspiring female entrepreneurs to create free, digital copies of their receipts. HOW? In 3 easy steps! Create an email account […]

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