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Have you ever heard the saying, “Til taxes do us part” or “Marriage is what brings us together today, and taxes are what drive us apart”? Well, we’re here to put those sayings to bed once and for all. Business Insider reached out to Dawn and asked her for her best newlywed tax advice. Here […]

A Newlyweds’ Guide to Taxes

In an ideal world, we don’t have taxes. In an ideal world with taxes we at least get them filed on time. But ideal isn’t always realistic. Life happens, we get caught up doing other things, and next thing you know April is here and taxes are due. So what happens when April comes knocking […]

Everything You Need to Know About Filing for an Extension

LET’S TALK ABOUT YOUR LLC!!! This past month I’ve been asked So. Many. Questions. And I’ve heard quite a few misconceptions about LLCs! I’m here to speak the truth and make this as simple as possible. Misconception #1: An LLC will save you money on taxes. WRONG!! Truth: An LLC is a state recognition that […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your LLC

One really powerful way to provide excellent customer service and to say ‘tis the season, is to send your clients a gift this holiday season! It not only serves as a great way to check in with them, it also shows you are genuinely grateful for the opportunity to serve them this past year. (And […]

Gift Giving: Tips From Your Accountant

THE GOVERNMENT WANTS TO PAY YOU!!! No, this is not a scam. This is legit! So if receiving some free money will help your small business… you’re going to want to continue reading! WHAT IS IT? The Payroll Protection Program (PPP) is a part of the stimulus bill that was passed last spring – otherwise […]

PPP Loans: A Stimulus Check For Your Business

Since I get a lot of questions about 1099’s and W2’s, I thought it would be helpful to do an in-depth article breaking down everything a small business owner needs to know about them! WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A 1099 AND A W2? Simply put, 1099’s are used for contractors and W2’s are used for […]

Everything You Need to Know About 1099’s

One of the very first things I make sure to discuss when onboarding a new client, is whether or not their personal and business finances are separate. If the answer is a no, I strongly recommend that they make the change. Like that day. As soon as possible. Make it a priority. I’m going to […]

Don’t Make This Mistake!

You may feel anxious not knowing what the future holds for your small business and what all the ramifications of COVID-19 will be. Trust me, I get it. I want to help by providing you with helpful information and through that… some hope! I did a lot of research a few months ago and was […]

Small Business Grants (Part 2)

I’m here to make bookkeeping less cumbersome. Whether you’re ready to outsource it (you know I’d love to be part of your team!) or you’re looking for tips to DIY your bookkeeping, I’m here to share tips, organization tools, and motivation. One of the biggest ways you can get your bookkeeping in order is to […]

The Small Business Bookkeeping Checklist

As a small business owner you likely already know that there are multiple tax deductions you can (and should!) take advantage of. Expenses like office supplies, new equipment, payroll, and cost of goods sold are relatively easy to remember to deduct on your tax return. But there are other expenses, like the home office or […]

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