Should You Itemize Your Deductions for Taxes?

Looking ahead to the filing season for this year’s tax returns, a frequent question is whether you should keep track of tax-deductible expenditures or simply settle for the standard deduction amount. Whether you can itemize deductions on your tax return depends on how much you spent on certain expenses during the year. Money paid for […]

Retirement Plan Distribution Pitfalls

When an individual retires or leaves an employer’s service, the individual will be required to take a distribution from the employer’s retirement plan (if the employer had a plan). Depending on the employee’s age and the plan’s terms, a distribution may not be required immediately, but when it’s time to take the distribution there are […]

Show Me the Money – Six Best Practices in Billings and Collections

One area where most small-business owners can improve their cash flow is in billings and collections. A thorough credit check before you offer payment terms is not enough. Here are six best practices that can make a real difference in your cash balance at the end of every month. 1. Get it right. One legitimate […]