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Accepting Crypto Payments in Your Central Florida Business

Accepting Crypto Payments in Your Central Florida Business

First of all, congratulations on making it through 2022. Pat on the back for sticking with it through the very real ups and the challenging lows. Many of our Central Florida clients went through the wringer … others had their best year yet.From a personal standpoint,...

Federal Spending Impact on Central Florida Businesses

Federal Spending Impact on Central Florida Businesses

I don’t know about you, but after the holidays (and I hope yours were filled with good things and happy times with loved ones), I’m always a bit tapped out on the spending. But in true governmental fashion, Uncle Sam is piling it on. Seems like Congress missed...

Kimberely Bates’s 7 Ways to Cut Business Costs

Kimberely Bates’s 7 Ways to Cut Business Costs

With the lingering moments of 2022 and a new year impending, let’s take a moment to reflect.This year was, to put it mildly, difficult. Can you relate?Inflation’s chokehold … supply chain woes … more policies coming out of Congress … SBA business loan craziness … all...

Succession Planning Strategy For Central Florida Business Owners

Succession Planning Strategy For Central Florida Business Owners

The 2022 clock is almost at midnight.An end to a still somewhat crazy year — “the crazy” seems like our new normal, post-2020, am I right? There were a lot of challenges this year and they were … exhausting. Keeping up with the changes and adjusting to the economic...

Bates’s 8 “Right Now” Business Tax Moves

Bates’s 8 “Right Now” Business Tax Moves

Ready for some yuletide cheer? Inflation might have hit its peak this year. So say the “experts.” That particular category of people hasn’t exactly covered itself with glory of late … so, we’ll see how that actually plays out for businesses in the coming...

Bates’s Guide to Navigating the IRS Office of Appeals

Bates’s Guide to Navigating the IRS Office of Appeals

Huge federal tax debt can make you feel like you’re drowning with no life preserver. And keeping your head above water on your own without some help can spell doom. A good place to start (besides calling your favorite Central Florida tax specialist, wink) is to...

Employee Gifts: Some Ideas for Central Florida Business Owners

Employee Gifts: Some Ideas for Central Florida Business Owners

Time is counting down until the year is up and your tax impact opportunity window closes.And even if this is the busiest (and perhaps most profitable) part of the year for your Central Florida business, opening up a little space in your calendar to talk about some...

The New Congress and Your Central Florida Business

The New Congress and Your Central Florida Business

This time of year means big things for Central Florida businesses like yours… and big-red-bow-on-top opportunities thanks to the post-Thanksgiving, pre-Christmas buying euphoria. Early indicators are that this has been a tepid start to the consumer holiday...

Top 5 Savings Tips for Central Florida Families

Top 5 Savings Tips for Central Florida Families

In the season of giving, it can be really difficult to tighten up the old wallet. Which is why I want to dive into some baseline savings tips to get you through.After all, there are presents to be bought, cookies to be baked, holiday parties to attend, Central Florida...

Our (Early) End of Year Checklist for Central Florida Businesses

Our (Early) End of Year Checklist for Central Florida Businesses

When I think about the holiday season, I think "calm before the storm." That's because in my profession, once mid-December hits, we're scrambling to handle EOY matters. And then when the new year strikes, we're holding our breath for a few weeks ... and then tax...