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Gratitude: Good For Business & Good For Life

With the holidays approaching, this is the perfect time of year to take a moment and reflect on all of the things we are grateful for.  Being grateful may sound a bit trite, but it’s also the number one, hands down, fastest way to a more positive life.  Gratitude can reduce stress, increase the amount…

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Is Your Business an SSTB? (And Why Do You Care?)

QBI, 199A, SSTB—these are just a few of the new acronyms being tossed around as part of the recent business tax reform changes (like we don’t already have enough of them to remember!). Out of all the terminology, “SSTB” (Specified Service Trade or Business) seems to be the vaguest and most misunderstood. If you have…

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Who’s In & Who’s Out in New Small Business Tax Break?

The New 20% Small Business Deduction There is a new 20% small business deduction that everyone is talking about. In the tax and legal professions, it’s know at Section 199A. Here are some facts about this deduction: The Basics All pass-thru entities, such as Sole Proprietors, S-corporations and Partnerships that qualify may be able to…

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Protect Your Business From Within

Internal control is a very special phrase in the accounting profession. Tactically, it’s the set of processes that help a company produce accurate data throughout the organization, follow reporting requirements and laws, and maintain consistency and accuracy in its operations. Strategically, it’s an entirely new way of thinking and doing business. Internal control helps to…

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Make The Most of Your Marketing Dollars

  Optimize your marketing spend to get the most for your money.   One of the most important success factors of small businesses is the ability to generate revenue, and to do that, most businesses need to market their services and products to bring in new clients and sales. The challenge for a small business…

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Shore Up The Money Leaks In Your Business

The 10 Biggest Cracks in Your Accounting System The last thing most entrepreneurs want is for their hard-earned dollars to go down the drain because of a money leak in their business. Since so many entrepreneurs are working harder than ever before earning their living, it just makes sense to shore up every profit leak…

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How 2018 Tax Policy Affects Homeownership

    Emil Abedian, CPA discusses the 2018 tax policy changes and how it affects homeownership with Scott Groves and Justin Bayle of LendLA. If you have any questions about your mortgage, please contact Scott Groves – Scott@LendLA.com or Justin Bayle – Justin@LendLA.com (800-450-2010 ext 5562).