Small Business

Early Year-End Tax Planning To Take Advantage Of Possible Tax Reform

Wouldn’t you like to know about early year-end tax planning to take advantage of possible tax reform?

So, why do we think early tax planning is appropriate this year? Actually, with the prospect of major tax reform on the horizon, some strategies can be put into place before the end of the year that can substantially reduce your 2017 tax bill. That would be nice.

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Childcare Providers Enjoy Special Tax Deductions

Childcare providers, did you know that the tax law provides you with special tax breaks. Daycare tax breaks are not limited to childcare providers only. They also include those who care for the disabled and eldercare providers as well. These daycare tax breaks include deductions for travel, capital purchases, supplies, children’s meals and the business use of your home.

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10 Questions to Ask When Starting Up a New Business

Starting up a new business is an exciting time, but it is also a time with many questions. While it may seem initially very easy to create a product, open a store, and start selling, the financial aspects of being successful are a bit more challenging. As you consider the process of starting up, work with a local financial planning team and tax professional to ensure you get your financial footing in place now. Ask these questions.

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Growing Pains, Growing Business in Massachusetts

Are you the owner of a growing business, chances are you have business growing pains. You know that you need to wear many hats. Imagine your business has grown to the point that you can expand your services beyond the boundaries of your home state, Massachusetts in our case. You may need to file tax returns in the states you are doing business in. Here are a few things to look out for.

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Do Not Forget Your Retirement!

Retirement may be years away for some people. And, it may not be the most pressing issue on your mind these days. But we urge you, do not forget your retirement contributions, especially when there are … Read More

Employee Travel: Preventing Tax Problems

Employee travel can signal tax problems. It can be a headache for the employer. It can be a headache for the employee to if the tax regulations are not followed. It is common practice for companies … Read More

Health Reimbursement Plans: Beware of Penalties

Health reimbursement plans and rules have been very interesting these days. They can save you a lot of money, if used appropriately. Beginning in 2015, large employers defined as those with 100 or more full-time employees … Read More