Archive for January, 2017

Tuesday 01/31/2017

A New Way to Think About Growing Your Business

Tom Krause, CPA has many tried-and-true tactics for encouraging business growth. He expands on one of them below:     Anywhere you look, there are tips given for growing your business: books, online articles, podcasts, and more. Many of these sources have helped our firm and clients grow in significant ways. Growth strategies I’m familiar with have ranged […]

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Tuesday 01/24/2017

Data Security in Today’s Workplace

Laura Lee reminds business owners of the safety mechanisms necessary for a cyber-secure workplace:     Employers are faced with a daunting challenge as new technologies enter today’s workplace. Successfully navigating the intersection of privacy and data protection while maintaining a technology-driven workplace requires addressing the following: Reduce the risk of a workplace security breach […]

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Wednesday 01/18/2017

Driver’s License or State ID Number Needed for Ohio Returns

Lynda Doland, CPA reminds anyone filing a tax return in Ohio that a driver’s license is needed:     New this year, the Ohio Department of Taxation will require a driver’s license or state ID number on all electronic returns for tax year 2016. If the taxpayer has neither, they must declare so on the […]

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Thursday 01/12/2017

Making College Tuition More Affordable

Ann Emery, CPA has some tips for parents who are looking for ways to make college tuition payments manageable:      If you are a parent with college-bound children (or your children are already college age,) there are approaches that seek to take maximum advantage of tax benefits to minimize your expenses. Here are a […]

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Friday 01/06/2017

The Importance of Labor Law Posters

Lisa Satonick, SPHR, SHRM-SCP suggests a simple way to help keep your business in compliance with labor laws- by keeping your labor law posters current:     Did you know that if even you have one employee, you are required to post labor law posters? Labor law posters define those federal and state employment laws that […]

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