Documenting your charitable gifts...

Posted by:    |  Jun 18, 2019
Documenting your charitable gifts

While making a charitable contribution is relatively simple, a few additional precautions can help maximize tax benefits, and ensure they truly benefit the causes you care about. Contributions made to qualified charitable organizations can be deducted if you itemize deductions on your...Read more

How to improve your credit score...

Posted by:    |  Jun 18, 2019
How to improve your credit score

The higher your credit score, the better, when it comes to applying for mortgages, loans & credit cards. Lenders use credit scores to judge whether you are a good credit risk. A higher credit score improves your chances of qualifying for credit and can result in a better interest...Read more

Planning your estate...

Posted by:    |  Jun 18, 2019
Planning your estate

No matter your age or net worth, you need to make legal arrangements for control of asset distribution after you. In case of death without a will / other legal steps, the assets will be distributed according to the law of the respective state to which the individual belongs. You can c...Read more

Blockchain & the future of accounting...

Posted by:    |  Oct 26, 2018

The story behind the name of the bitcoin and blockchain technology is fascinating. Even more compelling is the wide-ranging application of the technology. For accountants and auditors, blockchain has the potential to dramatically alter the set way of going about business, especially w...Read more

Social media etiquette for business...

Posted by:    |  Oct 26, 2018

For a small business, an inexpensive tool to build brand awareness and promote service is social media. With the internet comes speed & efficiency, but a firm focus on basics and careful responses with an eye on reputation building is required. Discussed in this article are a few...Read more

Handling late paying clients...

Posted by:    |  Oct 26, 2018

Your company is doing well, and bringing in new clients. But even if business looks good on paper, one problem can prevent your company from thriving – a lack of cash. Being paid on time ensures that your cash flow remains healthy. Although a majority of clients will pay without a p...Read more

Fight fraud with active detection methods...

Posted by:    |  Sep 28, 2018

Most accounting professionals will experience fraud in their organizations at some point in their careers. Some will be unfortunate enough to have it happen more than once. While it is never possible to completely eliminate fraud, there are best practice strategies that your organizat...Read more

Online payment methods – how to embrace with minimal risk...

Posted by:    |  Sep 28, 2018

For small business owners, accepting payments in new ways can be confusing. Fraud and security-related issues might make them reluctant to receive payments through mobile apps, but to keep up with the advent of new technologies and accommodate how most customers want to pay, one shoul...Read more

Changes in the 529 Savings Plans...

Posted by:    |  Sep 28, 2018

529 education savings plans are state-sponsored savings plans with tax advantages making it easier for savings towards education. The main advantage is that earnings on the investments in a 529 account grow tax-free and can be withdrawn free from federal tax and also state tax if used...Read more

How to manage summer vacations at your small business...

Posted by:    |  Aug 22, 2018

Summer vacations are most anticipated, except, perhaps, by business owners and managers. Not only can it be a headache to juggle schedules and re-assign tasks while employees are away; it can also impact the business and customer service to have key employees gone. Here are a few thin...Read more