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THE SMART BUSINESS OWNER’S LIST OF TAX DEDUCTIONS

For a business owner, taxes can be overwhelming and cumbersome. Tax deductions allow you to save thousands of dollars each year on your taxes and make tax filing a much more bearable experience. In this post, we'll list some of the tax deductions you can use to...

The Smart Business Owner’s List Of Tax Credits

One of the best ways to cut costs as a business owner is to take advantage of all the tax deductions and tax credits for which you're eligible. As a business owner, you're concerned with the bottom line--increasing your net profits. That probably means you spend most...

PRESS RELEASE: Cassidy Jakovickas, CPA of Fresno, CA Appointed to Intuit’s Accountant Council

Select Panel Advises on Products and Services that Accountants and Their Clients Want Most             FRESNO, CALIFORNIA – June 4, 2019 –Today, Intuit, Inc (Nasdaq: INTU) announced that Cassidy...

Beyond The Numbers: What We’ve Been Reading

Although our team loves using numbers and spreadsheets to help our clients make the best financial decisions, we also enjoy reading great books. Staying well read on both fiction and non-fiction books helps us hone our imagination and introduces us to new, sometimes...

Looking Back At April

It’s hard to believe that we’re at the end of April, but it’s true! This month, we helped our clients wrap up another great (and busy) tax season. There was, as always, a lot of paperwork, emails, and nail-biting involved in the days preceding April 15, but that’s all...

5 Last-Minute Tips For Filing Taxes in 2019

Well, April 15 is almost here, and the tax-related panic is thick. If you haven’t filed your 2018 tax paperwork and are rushing to get your taxes in by the deadline, we’ve decided to give you some last-minute tax advice that will hopefully help ease your stress....

An Introduction To Cybersecurity for Business Owners

Keeping your sensitive business and customer data secure has never been more critical. Whether you are a small business or a national corporation, you can't relax your defenses against those criminals seeking to take advantage of lazy cybersecurity policies. Virtually...

March News Roundup

Wow! It seems like we just started March and we’re already moving into April! As we move into the final stretch of tax season, we’re recapping this month’s news for you, just in case you missed it amid the tax-related hubbub. MBS Accountancy: November Review This...

4 Key Changes To Depreciation Under The TCJA

As the Tax Cuts and Job Act (TCJA) continues to be unraveled by tax professionals, it’s important to review the changes and their implications on business operations and tax strategies. In this article, we’ll highlight TCJA’s changes to first-year bonus depreciation,...

3 Ways A CPA Can Make Your Business Successful

It can often seem unnecessary to hire a certified public accountant (CPA) since bookkeepers and accountants are frequently believed to be the be-all-end-all for a business’ finances. However, there are certain advantages to having a CPA by your side. While we...

Baby on the way? Time to make a budget- #MoneyMon

Reading Time: 2 minutesSource: Flickr Congratulations! There is nothing quite as exciting as having your first child — or as expensive.   Assuming your household earnings exceed $105,000, your precious bambino will set you back nearly $400,000 by the time...

How to Succeed at Working From Home- #MoneyMondays

Reading Time: 1 minuteSource: Flickr 1. Get organized. 2. Have a set workspace. 3. Plan your day. 4. Be computer savvy. 5. Avoid home distractions. 6. Limit the number of times your check e-mail. 7. Brush up on your communication skills. 8. Set office hours. 9. Take...

10 Careers for People Who Love to Travel- #MoneyMon.

Reading Time: 2 minutesSource: Flickr 1. Travel Nurse. Travel nurses temporarily fill open positions wherever they’re needed. You might tend to a jellyfish sting in Hawaii one day and nurse a broken leg in Aspen the next. Labor and delivery nurses, emergency...

What makes a 401(k) different?- #MoneyMon.

Reading Time: 2 minutesSource: Flickr Four things differentiate a 401(k) plan from other retirement plans. When you participate in a 401(k) plan, you tell your employer how much money you want to go into the account. You can usually put up to 15 percent of your salary...

10 Healthy Ways to Build Credit- #MoneyMon

Reading Time: 1 minute                Source: Flickr 1. Check Your Credit Report 2. Open a Bank Account 3. Pay Your Bills on Time 4. Get a Co-signer 5. Get a Secured Credit Card 6. Get a Retailer Credit Card 7. Get Your First...