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Listen and trust: The power of collaborative management

  Many business owners are accustomed to running the whole show. But as your company grows, you’ll likely be better off sharing responsibility for major decisions. Whether you’ve recruited experienced managers or developed “home grown” talent, you can empower these employees by taking a more collaborative approach to management.

Posted on March 9, 2017 in Business Strategy


By William E. Rogers MBA, CFP, EA Over the past few weeks, I’ve had numerous clients ask me about how they might be impacted by the border adjustment tax. In fact, so many have expressed concern that they’re already seeking advice on how to avoid being impacted, even though nothing has been enacted into law.… Continue reading A BORDER #$@&% TAX!

Posted on February 8, 2017 in Taxes

PTO banks: A smart HR solution for many companies

  “I’m taking a sick day!” This familiar refrain usually is uttered with just cause, but not always. What if there were no sick days? No, we’re not suggesting employees be forced to work when they’re under the weather. Rather, many businesses are adopting a different paradigm when it comes to paid time off (PTO).

Posted on February 1, 2017 in Taxes

The “manufacturers’ deduction” isn’t just for manufacturers

  The Section 199 deduction is intended to encourage domestic manufacturing. In fact, it’s often referred to as the “manufacturers’ deduction.” But this potentially valuable tax break can be used by many other types of businesses besides manufacturing companies.

Posted on February 1, 2017 in Taxes

Is your business committed to its cost-control regimen?

  At the beginning of the year, many people decide they’re going to get in the best shape of their lives. Similarly, many business owners declare that they intend to cut costs and operate at peak efficiency going forward.

Posted on January 26, 2017 in Taxes

New HRA offers small employers an attractive, tax-advantaged health care option

  In December, Congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act. The long and complex bill covers a broad range of health care topics, but of particular interest to some businesses should be the Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) provision. Specifically, qualified small employers can now use HRAs to reimburse employees who purchase individual insurance coverage, rather… Continue reading New HRA offers small employers an attractive, tax-advantaged health care option

Posted on January 9, 2017 in Taxes