Determining Reasonable Compensation for S-Corp Owners
As an owner of an S-Corp, understanding the concept of reasonable compensation is crucial for tax planning and compliance. Learn about the IRS's reasonable compensation rules for determining how much should be taken in the form of wages versus pass-through income.
Why the Cost of Customer Acquisition Is So Important
For any business, understanding and effectively managing the cost of customer acquisition is crucial for success. In this video, we'll explain what it is, how it's calculated, and how it affects a business's profitability, cash flow, and overall growth.
How Top CEOs Found Success Through Immersion
Discover how CEOs of Airbnb, Starbucks, and Uber immersed themselves in their own businesses as customers and frontline employees, gaining valuable insights that transformed their companies. Learn how their firsthand experiences led to innovative improvements and a better understanding of their customers' needs.
Will You Need To Report Beneficial Ownership Information?
The Corporate Transparency Act will require most businesses to provide beneficial ownership information to the U.S. Department of Treasury to combat money laundering. Find out who needs to report, what information is required, and when the reports must be submitted.
From Surviving to Thriving: The Benefits of Digital Transformation
Discover the benefits of digital transformation for businesses, including enhanced operational efficiency, real-time insights, and a competitive advantage in today's evolving market.
Mistakes To Avoid When Setting Growth Goals
Discover the common mistakes made when setting growth goals and how to avoid them. Learn how to create a clear and achievable plan to take your business to the next level.
The Power of AI: Boosting Worker Productivity
Learn how Artificial Intelligence is transforming worker productivity and its impact on businesses and the labor market.
Hiring Your Child Can Help You Save Big in Taxes
Hiring your child for your business can lead to significant tax savings by shifting income, reducing taxes, and reducing FICA and FUTA obligations. However, it's crucial to follow employment laws and withhold appropriate taxes. Learn more about the benefits and rules for hiring your child.
Business Travel Expenses: Per Diem vs Actual Expenses
If your employees travel for work purposes, it’s important to understand the various methods of tracking and substantiating travel expenses so that you can maintain accurate records, control costs, and take advantage of potential tax benefits. Watch this video to learn about business travel expenses, per diem allowances, and how they affect employees and employers.
6 Misconceptions of a Revocable Living Trust
A revocable living trust, or RLT, offers many benefits, including probate avoidance, privacy, and flexibility in managing assets during one’s life, incapacity, and death. However, despite their popularity as an estate planning tool, there are many misconceptions surrounding revocable trusts that lead to confusion and misunderstandings. Watch this video to learn about the top six misconceptions.
IRS Dirty Dozen Top Tax Scams To Avoid
Each year, the Internal Revenue Service publishes its annual Dirty Dozen list of tax scams highlighting various schemes that put taxpayers and their financial well-being at risk. In this video, we'll provide an overview of five of the top scams on the list.
Properly Funding Your Living Trust
Failing to properly fund a living trust is one of the most common errors people make and can lead to unintended consequences and added costs for both the individual and their beneficiaries. In this video, we'll provide an overview of how to properly fund a living trust.
R&E Expense Amortization Got You Down?
Now that Research & Experimentation expenses must be amortized over several years, many companies are looking for ways to increase deductions and reduce taxable income. Here are three opportunities to potentially accelerate depreciation and reduce your tax liability.
Protecting Your Finances During an Economic Downturn
Many economists are predicting that the US economy will experience a downturn, if not a recession, in 2023. A downturn can lead to job loss, reduced income, and financial insecurity. While it's impossible to predict the future with certainty, there are steps you can take to protect your finances during a downturn.
Incentivize Employees With Stock Appreciation Rights Instead of Equity
Many business owners want to incentivize and reward employees by tying their compensation to the company's performance. One way to do this is through stock options, but using stock appreciation rights might be a better solution.