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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...

3 Myths You Shouldn’t Believe About Accountants

To a business owner, an accountant that helps make sense of business finances can seem like a godsend. Whether you’re just starting your business or are already established, having a great accountant by your side is a sure way to keep your business running smoothly....

Nonprofit Fundraising Apps

Reading Time: 2 minutesWorking in the nonprofit sector is incredibly rewarding. The problem is that to do the job right, nonprofits actually need a substantial level of financial support. Income is necessary for nonprofit workers to provide materials, support and...

What are the Benefits of being a Non-Profit Organization?

Reading Time: 2 minutesThere are a lot of different ways to manage your money. Some people choose to put their money into retirement accounts, others see money as a thing to be spent. Still, for others, money is opportunity. It isn’t just corporate overlords who see...

Tip of the day: The Goldilocks Problem with Goal Setting

Reading Time: 2 minutesAs data-driven organizers, we all get why we have hard goals. Goals help us build out a plan, set expectations for what we want to achieve, hold people accountable, and ensure that everyone is working towards the same vision in a big...

Tip of the day: Need help remembering to pay your bills?

Reading Time: 1 minuteAfter spending too long struggling to remember when to pay my bills, I realized there had to be an app for that. Turns out, there is. In fact, there are many. After checking out a few options, I started usingBillTracker for iPhone (here’s a...

Tip of the day: Informational Interviewing

Reading Time: 2 minutesInformational interviewing can be a great way to understand if an organization would be a good fit for you, if this is a field you want to go into, and how to get where you want to go. Informational interviews are much like one-to-ones. The goal...

Tip of the day: Ask for What You Need

Reading Time: 1 minuteAs an organizer, I’ve always been trained and encouraged to ask folks to step into the most needed roles. If canvassing in the rain is going to make the difference between winning and losing, then I become more and more confident asking...