Category Archives: Business Strategy

A first look at 2017 inflation-adjusted tax amounts now available

An early glimpse at the income tax picture for 2017 is now available. The new information includes estimated ranges for each 2017 tax bracket as well as projections for a growing number of inflation-sensitive tax figures, such as the tax rate brackets, personal exemption and the standard deduction. Projections –...
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How do I know we’re making progress? Creating a more profitable business

No great business stands still for long – and if you do, you’re likely to end up on ‘life support’, coasting through and failing to grow or make profits. The businesses that scale up successfully (and make the best profits) and those that understand the importance of moving forward, making...
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How do I have better ideas? Creating a more profitable business

Improving the profitability of your business is not something that happens overnight, but through small step changes and a clear plan of action. We’ve already looked at the need for a ‘business health check’ before you start on your profit improvement inititative. And we’ve also explained some of the core ways...
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How do I improve my finances? Creating a more profitable business

Becoming profitable is what transforms your business from ‘just coasting’ to ‘driving at full speed’. And as we said in our last blog post, the first step in improving your profitability is stopping to ask Where am I now, and how healthy is my business?. That health check process tells...
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September 2016 tax compliance calendar

As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware of and to meet your tax filing/reporting deadlines. This calendar summarizes important federal tax reporting and filing data for individuals, businesses and other taxpayers for the month of September 2016. September 2 Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes...
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