Fraud Alert: Scammers are requesting account changes

The banking industry is reporting a significant increase in account fraud. A high number of instances are being reported where scammers reach out to businesses via email posing as a client or vendors informing them Read More

Pete Abner

Mar 17, 2023

Mid-Year Financial Business Planning for Opportunities

It’s halfway through the year, how is your business doing? Even if you are challenged with supply chain woes, hiring challenges, and tough financial decisions, there’s still time to ensure that you have a great Read More

Pete Abner

Jul 30, 2021

Does Your Business Need a CFO?

Most business owners recognize a chief financial officer (CFO) as the financial steward of an organization who can free them up to focus on growth and other areas. Yet, many small and medium-sized business owners Read More

Pete Abner

Jun 01, 2021

How S Corporations Can Save on Federal Employment Taxes

If you own an unincorporated small business, you may be getting fed up with high self-employment (SE) tax bills. One way to lower your SE tax liability is to convert your business to an S Read More

Pete Abner

Feb 06, 2017

Year-End Tax Strategies for Small Businesses

It's not too late to take steps to significantly reduce your 2016 business income tax bill and lay the groundwork for tax savings in future years. Here's a summary of some of the most effective Read More

Pete Abner

Nov 21, 2016

No One Factor Determines Contractor Status

Hiring someone on an independent contractor basis can have many advantages for employers. For example, independent contractors can: Be hired on a per-project basis and let go when the project is completed. Be more experienced Read More

Pete Abner

Aug 24, 2016

Use a Systematic Approach to Set Your Prices

As you plan your business strategy for the coming year, give some attention to the prices you're asking for your existing products and services, as well as those you plan to launch in 2016. Companies Read More

Pete Abner

Mar 11, 2016

Strengthen the Weak Links in Your Cybersecurity Plan

Cybercriminals never seem to give up, and for good reason: Their chances of success make it worthwhile. A recent poll entitled "IT Threats and Data Breaches" found that 94% of companies reported experiencing some form Read More

Pete Abner

Apr 11, 2016

Overtime Pay Rules: Avoid Making Costly Wrong Assumptions

Sometimes employers try to make logical assumptions about the way government regulations work. Unfortunately, doing that without checking the fine print can be a prescription for trouble. Here are some real-life scenarios that probably made Read More

Pete Abner

Aug 04, 2016