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Setting sail into the global marketplace

  For many of today’s companies, going global seems like a quick and trouble-free growth strategy. Technological advances and expansive supply chains make doing so easier than ever. But business owners who make this move impetuously may soon find themselves on stormy seas, taking on waves of debt and unanticipated expenses.

Posted on November 23, 2016 in Taxes

Mentoring can make your succession plan better

  The owners of many companies launch their enterprises with a business plan — a written document outlining the company’s strategic objectives and practical means of accomplishing them. Likewise, many owners leave their businesses via a succession plan, a written document outlining how the company’s ownership will transition.

Posted on November 3, 2016 in Taxes

Thinking big is the first step toward growing your business

  Nearly every business owner wants to grow his or her company. But with growth comes risk, and that can keep you from taking the steps necessary to move forward. Yet if you don’t think big and come up with a long-term strategic plan, you’ll likely continue to spin your wheels.

Posted on October 19, 2016 in Taxes

How can your business make the most of the cloud?

  Like many companies, yours probably stores at least some of its business files, documents and information in “the cloud.” This is the widely used term referring to the seemingly infinite data storage capacity of the Internet.

Posted on October 13, 2016 in Taxes


  Everyone needs a solid estate plan to distribute assets according to their wishes and benefit their heirs. But this necessity is especially keen for business owners, many of whom have spent years working hard to build up the values of their companies. If you can relate to this statement, one effective way to reduce… Continue reading BUSINESS OWNERS, HELP YOUR ESTATE BY GIFTING COMPANY STOCK

Posted on October 1, 2016 in Business Strategy, Taxes


Many businesses start life small and simple. But with growth comes the need for a stronger company infrastructure and increased operational sophistication. As you pursue a more robust business, focus on these four pillars: 1. Organizational management Implement a formalized system for measuring performance that begins with written job descriptions and training. Issue a clearly… Continue reading 4 PILLARS OF ROBUST BUSINESS GROWTH

Posted on September 18, 2016 in Business Strategy