Christmas Bonus this Year?

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Christmas is right around the corner. Business owners are assessing their current situations. They are looking at the taxes that will be paid, cash flow needed and determining how to show appreciation for the people that help them every day.  Sometimes it is easy, other times it is difficult to determine whether you give a bonus or not. Here’s a short …

Tax Planning Ideas

Tax Planning Ideas

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Now is the time get control over your tax situation. Learn what options are available to you. Plan to maximize your tax savings. Here are some great tips! It is very important to consider your personal and business circumstances before implementing any tips. Accelerate expenses or delay income. Many businesses pay their taxes on the cash basis, thus income is …

Family and the Holidays

Family and the Holidays

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I struggle with change. Change just takes time, sometimes more time and energy than I care to put forth. When things aren’t working I need to stop, take a step back, assess the situation, search deep inside to discover what I am trying to achieve and then make an intentional choice. Holidays are a test for me. For the first …

Cash Flow Forecasting - Defining Life for a Business

Cash Flow Forecasting – Defining Life for a Business

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Are you a business owner?  Like to improve your cash flow?  Need some tools to manage your cash? Every business operates on cash flow.  It is the lifeblood of a business.  Without cash the business dies.  A business with a healthy cash flow is much more enjoyable to run, increases the value of the business and reduces the daily stress.  In the …

Simple Rules for Life - Focus CPA, Inc.

Simple Rules for Life

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When I became a mom, decision-making became more complicated. My decisions didn’t just affect me—they affected my boys, two very dependent children in which I was responsible for. My original life plan didn’t turn out as I planned. I ended up being a single mother so I had to earn enough to live. I had to find a balance between earning …

The Incoming Breeze - Focus CPA, Inc.

The Incoming Breeze

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The cool breeze is bringing in the crispness of fall, a new season.  As the hours of sunlight shrink the leaves start changing colors and falling.  The smell of fall is in the air.  Change is coming.  As fall is creeping in I am preparing my gardens for the next season.  Cutting down the flowers that have finished blooming, splitting …

Basic Tax Tips for the Sharing Economy

Basic Tax Tips for the Sharing Economy

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Uber, AirBNB, Craft Sales, Etsy Sales, etc If you rent a spare bedroom, provide car rides or a number of other goods or services, they may be involved in what the IRS calls the sharing economy. The IRS website now has a Sharing Economy Tax Center. This site helps taxpayers find the resources they need to help them meet their …

The Rhythm of Life

The Rhythm of Life

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My rhythm of life is changing. School is open and I need to slow down when I pass the two schools on my way to work. In addition, football season is upon us. Living in Green Bay, football is as essential as the air we breathe. These things happen every fall. The weather affects the rhythm of my life. The …

10 Rules to Open Book Management

10 Rules to Open Book Management

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Most business owners would love to have their employees think and act like a business owner.   However, exactly what behavior are they looking for?  As owner of Focus CPA, I would like each employee to come to work with high positive energy, ready to deliver the best results to help the business grow and produce a profit.  To do …