Entries by Murray Bagley

2017 Taxes and Healthcare

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) makes it easier to obtain healthcare for most Americans. There are ups and downs to this coverage, and tax penalties apply for those choosing not to get it. How does this affect taxes? Those choosing to waive health insurance for more than three months have to pay a penalty in […]

Are Your Books in Top Shape?

It’s almost the end of the year. One of the things you may want to do to let close the year out and start fresh. To do that, make sure your books are in the best possible shape. Now is the time to have them looked at and carefully gone through. That way they will […]

Tax Season Organization

Tax season is coming and it’s time to get prepared! It makes things easier and alleviates any last-minute scrambles to get things together. Consider last year’s tax season – remember the documents you needed? How does it differ from this year’s? Are there any additional deductions? Start a business? Win some money? Everything plays a […]

Which Social Platforms are Your Customers Using?

Undoubtedly, social media has changed the world significantly. Not only has social media transformed the way we communicate with our friends and family, but it has also changed the way businesses target their potential customers. Many companies use social platforms as a tool to market directly to the potential customers they hope to reach. If you […]

Interesting Business Blogs to Follow

For budding entrepreneurs and seasoned professionals, there are many blogs that are helpful to read on a regular basis. There is always a need to continue to learn more about the things that help to be successful. Moreover, advancements in technology, especially disruptive ones, can change a business model overnight. There are five basic areas […]

Often Overlooked Tax Deductions

The Internal Revenue Service requires all citizens to ante up their share of taxes each year, but you don’t want to pay any more than necessary. Here are some seldom notices tax breaks that may save you some money: Ø      If you are seeking a new job in your present field, you can write off […]

Best Mobile Apps for Startups

Nowadays, just about every entrepreneur relies heavily on their tablet or smartphone to run their startup. In fact, many entrepreneurs have a hard time remembering what they did before the advent of mobile devices. While most entrepreneurs are able to recognize the advantages of tablets and smartphones, some have a hard time taking full advantage […]

Social Media Tips for Small Businesses

Social media is one of the most effective and cheapest ways to market your company. Grow your business and interact with your customer base! If you are not using social media, or are not using it effectively, you could be missing out. Here are five of the social media marketing tips that your company should […]

Are you planning effectively for the upcoming tax season?

Individuals generally prepare for their taxes once a year… and usually last minute. But business owners need to be considering their taxes with every action they take, as careful planning can reduce their overall tax burden and give them the opportunity to take advantage of some unique tax credits and deductions. If you haven’t already, […]