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Linda Trent’s Small Business Cash Flow Controls

... cash flow.Shoot, this is even true for any nonprofit of any kind of substance.And yes, my meticulous accountant's brain is kicked into high gear in this response, but you need somebody in your corner who is thinking about these things, or your Parma business or...

Strategizing Your Parma Business’s Cash Flow Plan For 2019

2018 is FINALLY over, and we have a brand new year ahead of us ... and it feels pretty great. The year ahead is full of possibilities for your Parma business, and we are so privileged to walk alongside you in the financial aspects of these possibilities.And there's a...

A Parma Business Owner’s Holiday Prayer

Here we are, smack in the middle of the Parma holiday season, and not only is the federal government shut down for the foreseeable future, but the political and cultural logjams are becoming ever more entrenched.At least we have these holidays.But then I realize --...

Why Parma Business Owners Should Excel in Year-End Giving

I wrote something similar to what I'm about to offer you today for our individual/family clients recently, but it occurred to me this morning that YOU, as a successful Parma business owner, might especially benefit from the perspective that I'd like to offer you.You...

Key Year-End Tax Moves Parma Businesses Should Consider

There are so many things for Parma business owners to consider at the end of the year. From year-end profitability analysis, to staff bonuses, to marketing initiatives to capture year-end spending ... do not neglect this wonderful opportunity for the calendar to work...

One Trump Tax Plan Mistake That Linda Trent Wants You To Avoid

The internet can be a confusing, anxiety-inducing space.The national news is downright scary (and tragic), and places that used to be the province of baby pictures and goofy status updates are becoming increasingly divided over cultural questions and differences.But...

Leading Through Change In Your Parma Small Business

Goodness gracious, has there ever been change this year. I'm mostly referring to all of the new regulations in the tax code: the fact that strategies that "used to work" to reduce our clients' tax burdens might not work in the same way as they did in the past.Politics...

Linda Trent’s Five Reasons You’re In Debt

I'm going to risk being a bit blunt here.That said, I'll apologize ahead of time for those of you in truly tragic financial circumstances. I'm referring to events, completely out of control, which wreck your balance sheets. Like a medical emergency, not covered by...

What To Do If You Are Audited by the IRS

Filing a tax return is a responsibility that all people need to follow to stay compliant with the IRS. While most people will be able to file their taxes and receive a tax return, those with more complex tax situations, or are simply a bit unlucky, could face an audit...

I’m In Tax Trouble, What Are My Options?

A letter from the IRS is rarely a good thing. One of the worst missives to get from the tax man is the CP90 – Final Notice Before Levy. It is a final warning shot to scare you into paying up and should not be ignored. After an IRS final notice, you could: Pay in full...

Focus Training For Folks In Canyon County

Now that we're into June, it really does feel like summer is here. The air conditioning kicks in, the days are hotter ... and, if you're like me, "focus" becomes something I have to set myself towards. It doesn't just "happen" -- especially when the days are hot. It...