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Optimizing Productive Time for You and Your Orlando Team

How many times have you started work early -- and the next thing you knew it was 4PM ... and your instant reaction was: I haven't made any progress today on my most important stuff ?If you're like the rest of us: quite a few times -- and maybe "most of the...

IRS Scammers Are Targeting Vulnerable Orlando Taxpayers

You probably already know this.If you've ever faced the pain of climbing out of the hole of an IRS debt, then you also realize that you get on all of the databases for debt consolidation and an abundance of over-aggressive marketing companies who want to take...

Four Non-Bank Options for Small Business Financing

When many people start a business, they do so using their own resources and funds. And there can be great wisdom to this ... retaining control, a more lucrative exit, etc.But it also puts your own personal resources on the line, and there are greater risks, as well as...

The Advantage a C Corporation Holds for Orlando Businesses

Now that 2018 extended returns for businesses are truly put to bed now, we can turn our gimlet eye on 2019.And one thing that might be worth discussing is your operating entity.A quick rundown on business structures is never bad, ESPECIALLY when tax laws change and...

The Role Of The Orlando Business Owner

We just finished all of the extended returns for our business owner clients, and today I'm feeling particularly grateful.Because over the past few weeks and months, I've been reminded of how important our work is. Not because "taxes and accounting" are inherently...

Three Overlooked Ways To Control Costs In Your Orlando Business

I don't know about you, but my Facebook newsfeed is FILLED with so-called experts slinging around big revenue numbers in their business to grab my attention, and get me to sign up for their stuff.But, see ... I'm an accountant.And I know the truth: Revenue means...

Key Reminders For Orlando Businesses for the Last Quarter of 2019

Things certainly haven't gotten CALMER over the past week.Whether it's the rumors of recession (or worse), continued chaos in the political world (and still over a year away from elections -- yikes), increasing cultural division, or something more local, it's a mess...

Bates’ Key Reminders For Financial Peace

Last week I wrote about all the chaos that our culture seems to be experiencing, and how things feel like they are fraying around the edges.Well, not only do we seem to be more divided than ever (with a heaping slice of online bitterness thrown in), but each of us...