The state of Ohio recently amended Ohio’s General Corporate Law to allow for the creation and governance of benefit corporations. Benefit corporations are a kind of bridge between the traditional for-profit and non-profit models businesses traditionally use to structure their corporation. They try to balance earning a profit and supporting a purpose that betters society or the environment.
Reconciling QuickBooks, in either the desktop or online version, is just like balancing your personal checkbook; your bank balance should agree to your QuickBooks account balance plus or minus items that have not yet cleared the bank. Every month, collect your bank statements to make sure you’ve entered every transaction into QuickBooks.
If your cryptocurrency activity this past year included any taxable event, it’s important that you are tracking your activity properly and have the necessary documents when you file. If you’re not sure about which activities are taxable events, check out our blog on taxable cryptocurrency activity here.
Your employees are the key to the productivity and profitability of your business. Retaining quality employees and top talent saves your business money, maintains and even increases your productivity, creates a positive customer experience, and more. To retain more of your employees for longer periods of time, you need to know your ABCs.
As a nonprofit, your tax-exempt status with the IRS is based on how your organization is organized and operated. Your tax-exempt status exempts your organization from federal income tax on income related to your organization’s exempt operations. However, in the process of actually operating your nonprofit, there are times you’ll engage in a certain amount of activity unrelated to your exempt operations that produces income. This income is called unrelated business income and it may be taxable.
The start of a new year is an obvious time to strategize for your manufacturing business, but really, any time is the right time to invest in strategies and initiatives that will help your business grow. Below are five areas manufacturing businesses should consider investing their resources this year.