Private Business Blog

Blogs October 14, 2016 The Home Office Deduction

If you operate your business from your home or if you do work at home for your employer, you can realize significant tax savings. However, in order to qualify for this deduction, you must meet certain IRS requirements.

Blogs September 14, 2016 The Importance of Properly Classifying Independent Contractors

Many businesses use independent contractors to more effectively carry out the company’s mission. However, there are significant consequences if the government discovers you are erroneously treating an employee as an independent contractor.

Blogs August 15, 2016 Valuing Your Small Business

Getting help from a professional, such as someone accredited in business valuation, can mean the difference between leaving money on the table and realizing a business’s full worth. Here are a few common business valuation methods.

Blogs July 14, 2016 Millennial Grocery Shopping Trends: 3 Things to Know

There’s little doubt that Millennials are changing the rules when it comes to grocery shopping. But just how is this group of 83 million people affecting the playing field? Here are 3 significant things to keep in mind.

Blogs June 24, 2016 A Dozen Great Apps for Small Businesses

With a dizzying array of mobile apps available, how are small business owners to choose which ones are the best for them? Here are 12 popular apps for small business owners.

Blogs June 15, 2016 12 Types of Insurance to Consider for Your Small Business

Insurance can be costly. But it can be even more so when you need it and don’t have it. And there are certain policies you can buy that meet certain needs you may not have considered yet. These policies cover small business owners for the following.

Blogs May 17, 2016 Interviewing the IRS?

Often, the IRS conducts interviews prior to the start of an audit. Have you ever considered turning the table and asking your own questions to set your tone for the upcoming audit? Here are a few things you might want to inquire about.

Blogs May 16, 2016 The Cost Benefit of the FDA’s Menu Labeling Rule

The FDA’s final rule for nutrition labeling will enable consumers to have transparent information regarding nutritional facts. This will enable consumers to make informed dietary choices for themselves and their families.

Blogs April 27, 2016 The IRS Interview – What to Do

While conducting an audit, the IRS is required to speak only with the taxpayer’s qualified representative, if that is the taxpayer’s preference. There may be instances where it is necessary for the taxpayer to participate in the IRS interview process…