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February 18 2017
Business Leader’s Recipe for Success

As a business leader, there are so many aspects that need your attention. So where do you focus your energy? In a new article from Inc. magazine, entrepreneur Martin Zwilling gives tips for becoming an effective and successful business leader. “Move from leading tasks to managing relationships,” Zwilling advises. “Some leaders are so focused on

February 10 2017
Tax Refunds: Myths vs. Facts

Would you know a tax myth from a tax fact? As tax season approaches, there are many myths swirling around about the IRS, tax returns, tax deduction, and anything tax-related. How do you know what to believe? Your CPA is always your best resource for any of these questions, but here are a few myths

February 03 2017
Tax Tips for the Multi-generational Home

The multi-generational home is making a comeback. It’s not just Millennials who are moving back with their Generation X parents. In addition, Generation Xers are welcoming their Baby Boomer parents into the household. There can be many benefits to this living arrangement. The recent uptick began when the recession hit, but families are now choosing

January 27 2017
How Entrepreneurs are Growing Their Businesses in 2017

What are entrepreneurs doing to grow their businesses in the coming year? That’s the question from a new survey of small business owners. Things like the political changes, technology, interest rates, and the employment market are impacting business owners and they are planning the upcoming year accordingly. In her new article from Small Biz Daily,

January 27 2017
Occupational Fraud and Electronic Evidence Investigations

On January 25, 2017 Jerry Murray, CPA CFE, CGMA and Lance Sloves, CCE & CCME gave a presentation on Occupational Fraud and Electronic Evidence Investigations to attorneys in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. This presentation is intended to raise awareness about occupational fraud, and provide a strong overview of electronic evidence investigations. Jerry serves as the

January 20 2017
Are You Ready to Partner Up?

Are you considering partnering with another business owner to grow your company? A short video from Entrepreneur features successful business owners with their best advice for anyone considering a partnership. Here are some of the highlights: “One, I must like them and trust the person. Two, they have to bring something to the table that

January 14 2017
Stay Alert: Tax Season Fraud

Last year, fraud rose to unprecedented levels. IRS estimates indicate a 400% increase in phishing and malware incidents during the 2016 tax season. Criminals are finding more and more ways to sidestep the safeguards put in place. The IRS has compiled some resources for consumers heading into tax season. Here are the some fraud attacks

January 07 2017
How to Keep Your 2017 Resolutions

Happy 2017! Hopefully, this year will be filled with good health and prosperity, both for you and your business. Have you made any resolutions? It’s common to head into the new year with ambitious goals, however, it’s estimated that only 8% of those who make resolutions actually keep them. In a new Fast Company article,

December 29 2016
2017 Business Risks

Hopefully, 2017 will be a year of great prosperity for you and your business. What risks will businesses face in the coming year? CPA Practice Advisor’s managing editor Isaac O’Bannon reports on the findings of a new study examining these risks. “Recent global uncertainties and their potential effects on businesses are top of mind for

December 20 2016
Tax Strategies for Small Business Owners

By Amber Gutschlag It’s almost time to ring in the new year, and small business owners always want to knowyour-replace-stringwhat can I do now to reduce my tax bill?  The good news is, it’s not too late to put a few strategies into place that can improve your business and lessen your tax burden.  Don’t