How to File an Amended Tax Return

We all know filing taxes is not the easiest job in the world (that’s why you hire us to help!) Mistakes do happen from time to time, so what do you do when you realize there is an error after you’ve already handed in your returns? Well, there are two options: The first option is […]

Affordable Care Act Premium Tax Credit

With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, also known as “ObamaCare,” health care coverage is now required. This can be a heavy burden when you’re on a tight budget. Luckily, the IRS has allowed for a premium tax credit for those who have moderate incomes and need help paying for their health care coverage. […]

Affordable Care Act Individual Shared Responsibility Payment

Health care coverage is now required under the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare.” If you do not have coverage, the IRS can charge you with an individual shared responsibility payment when you file your taxes in 2015. In their article on the subject, the IRS lists three reasons why you would have to […]

Affordable Care Act Tax Exemptions

As of 2014, if you do not have health insurance coverage or have a gap in coverage, you will have to either pay an individual shared responsibility fee or file for an exemption when you file your taxes in 2015. Wondering how to make the right choices for your health care tax provisions? Here are […]

72 Must-Follow Facebook Pages for Aspiring Content Marketers

If you’re an aspiring content marketer, it’s great finding new people in your field to like and follow on social media. You can pick up ideas, tips, tricks, and inspiration from people who really know how to work their social media! But there are lots of other people to check out, too…. This article by […]

10 Easy Solutions to Business Writing Problems

Never underestimate the importance of good writing. Especially in the world of digital business, it is often your only “voice.” If your first email to a potential customer is dull, confusing, and riddled with grammatical errors, you will likely lose the customer. If a memo to employees is unclear, you may end up with confused […]

Don’t Wave a Red Flag to the IRS

Tax time can be stressful: meeting deadlines, finding invoices and receipts, and figuring out how much to write off while avoiding an audit. An accountant can alleviate some of the stress, but not all of it! A colleague of mine published these tips in their newsletter, figured I’d share. Here’s a list of things to […]

6 Essential Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

I love this article from www.Entrepreneur.com. 6 Essential Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs goes beyond advice on good marketing moves, business plans, etcetera. Instead, it focuses on the skills and traits you personally need in order to succeed as a small business owner. It’s so important to consider your own wants, needs, and motivations before becoming […]

4 Questions to Ask Before Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

According to Bloomberg, 80% of new businesses fail. This is certainly something to ponder.  You need to know if you’re prepared for what you’re getting into before you considering jumping off as an entrepreneur. Entrepreneur magazine suggests you ask yourself these four essential questions so you can set yourself up for success: Are you comfortable […]

The Top 10 Benefits of Social Media Marketing

There’s no doubt about it, social media marketing is a key part of business success. As a small business owner, you are probably already aware of how important it is, but might not know how to best utilize it. Being great at social media marketing is essential to making your business a success! If you […]