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 from adjusting pricing structures to purchasing new equipment, hiring more employees to buyin Read More >>

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 and respond appropriately when one occurs
    • Ensure use of se
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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 return. This information was previously optional until this year.

The driver’s license or state ID is now being required because the IRS and many other states are req Read More >>

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 few of these saving opportunities:

Education Credits: Education credits are available for qualified tuition and/or related expenses. You can tak Read More >>

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 all employers must comply with at their place of business. These posters also notify employees of their rights under these laws. Employment laws ch Read More >>