August 29, 2017

Tax Deadlines for Businesses

September 15 is an important tax filing deadline for partnerships and corporations. It’s the filing deadline for 2016 tax returns for calendar-year S corporations that received […]
August 21, 2017

How To Build Your Business Credit

Whether your firm has been operating for years, or you decided over last night’s coffee to start a new venture, you’re sure to face the need […]
August 17, 2017

Start Smart: 5 Items To Focus On When Starting A New Business

Are you starting a new business this year? Put these items on your to-do list: Business plan. Outline who will own the business and what the […]
February 9, 2017

Can’t Itemize? You Can Still Claim Some Expenses

Can’t itemize? You can still claim some expenses on your 2016 federal income tax return. Here’s how you can benefit. * IRA and HSA contributions If […]
December 21, 2016

S Corporation? Check your basis!

Typically, stock basis in an S corporation begins with the capital contribution you make to get the company started. At the end of each taxable year, […]
December 13, 2016

Michigan Minimum Wage Increasing

Beginning January 1, 2017, the minimum wage rate in Michigan increases to $8.90 per hour.  This is the third step in 2014’s Public Act 138 which […]
November 16, 2016

When Should I Move To The Cloud?

It’s never too late to move to the cloud!  There isn’t necessarily a best time or best way for each business to begin the transition.  One […]
November 2, 2016

“Everyone” is Not Your Customer

Indiscriminately trying to sell to “everyone” can dilute your message, muddy your image, and waste your company’s resources. To market effectively, you have to know your […]
October 26, 2016

Keep An Eye On Your Company’s Cash

Being aware of where your cash is going can help prevent theft or improper expenditures, which are among the chief sources of loss for small companies. […]