QUICKBOOKS CLINIC SERIES NO. 4: POPULAR ADD-ONS

In this post I address some of the most popular add-ons to the QuickBooks accounting system. Costs that spiral out of control represent one of the most serious threats to…

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HIRING BY FORMULA, A DISASTER IN THE MAKING: THE TOP FIVE VALUES DELIVERED BY THE PROFESSIONAL RECRUITER

Computers and the internet have given us unparalleled productivity improvements. Anybody remember having to write obscure code for job requirements placed in newspapers? I do and I’m thankful for that…

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INTERNATIONAL M&A: WHY TAXES MATTER EVEN FOR SMALL COMPANIES

In the past year I’ve seen an increasing amount of M&A activity especially with my international clients. Every transaction I’ve worked on has had substantial tax content to it. I…

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QUICKBOOKS CLINIC SERIES: NO. 3 ADD-ONS: CAN THEY STREAMLINE YOUR ACCOUNTING PROCESSES?

In previous installments of the QuickBooks Clinic Series, I’ve talked about issues users typically encounter in the initial setup of QuickBooks and how to avoid some of those pitfalls. As…

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TRENDING CALIFORNIA TAX NEWS: A BITE AT THE BOTTOM…NOW A BITE AT THE TOP?

California Senator Bob Hertzberg (D – San Fernando Valley) proposed January 12th, a sales tax on professional, construction, financial and agricultural services, as a part of a plan to raise…

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MOBILE DEVICES IS THE BACKDOOR TO YOUR CORPORATE

Over the past decade, we’ve all grown accustomed to having our mobile devices at our side with all of the convenience of instant access to virtually everything. More recently, this…

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THE ONE PAGE BUSINESS PLAN SERIES NO. 2: “HOW TO SPEAK YOUR BUSINESS PLAN”

Once you have written a business plan, what do you, as the business leader, do with it and how does the plan benefit you? Ideally it will crystallize your thinking…

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THE ONE PAGE BUSINESS PLAN

Whether you are a founder opening a startup or a small business owner looking to take your operation to the next level, the question you will hear most frequently from…

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BUSINESS VISAS: COMING TO THE U.S. IS CHEAPER

Virtually every economically developed country has unique immigration programs for skilled workers and business entrepreneurs. These programs are offered for obvious reasons; increasing the skill level of the country’s workforce,…

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WORKING FROM 62 TO 74 – CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY OR IS IT JUST ECONOMICALLY SENSIBLE?

In 2010, the world had 16 people aged 65 and over for every 100 adults between the ages 25 and 64, almost the same ratio as in 1980 (http://www.economist.com/node/21601248/print). By…

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