Tag Archives: Small Business

Alert! Increase in the Minimum Wage in NY and the Tri-State Area

INCREASE IN THE MINIMUM WAGE for all businesses working in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut NEW YORK $8.00 ON 12/31/2013 $8.75 ON 12/31/14 $9.00 ON 12/31/15 Beginning on December 31, 2013, New York Employers must pay exempt employees at … Continue reading

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Things for Businesses to Ponder as We Close the Year

  We are at a point where our thoughts, our bodies, our souls and all our efforts are focused on the year end festivities.  Family, friends, gifts, parties and we alll deserve it!   After the Holiday season and as … Continue reading

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Small Business Owners and their Workers need UNITY and PASSION

As a Business owner you need to take the time to do the BIG THINKING.  When you do this on a daily basis you will differentiate in your employees your leaders, and engage them to drive real growth. Take the following steps: … Continue reading

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8 Tips to Save You Money in the 2012 Tax Season

Worried all tax saving options have been exhausted once the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve?  Yes, most money-saving options to defer income or claim deductions become a great deal more limited after December 31, there is still a … Continue reading

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12 More Things to add To Your To-Do List before 2012 (I promise it will be beneficial)

We are approaching year’s end.   In addition to landing those key deals and finalizing some year end business , it is also time to get your business in order.  You want to prepared and equipped to do business heading … Continue reading

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Financial Health for Your Business

Everyone remembers their own personal health, but many Business Owners forget that their Business also needs to stay fit and healthy.  Check ups and lots of attention will help foster a strong and Financially Healthy Business.  Check out these tips … Continue reading

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Disaster Relief & Your Taxes

NEW YORK — Victims of Hurricane Irene that began on Aug. 26, 2011 in parts of New York may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. The President has declared the following counties a federal disaster area: Albany, … Continue reading

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Disaster Preparedness Part 2: Planning and Practical Tips to Safeguard Your Business

Unpredictable by nature, disasters (natural or man-made) can happen anywhere at any time, and often with little to no warning. Planning, Planning and Planning is crucial to ensure that your business can get back to normal operation in as little … Continue reading

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Collecting on a Client Invoice

Oftentimes the best way to make sure your customers pay for the services or products you offer through your small business is to have them pay up front. This means you have the money in hand before you begin any … Continue reading

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IRS Changes Mileage Rates

The Internal Revenue Service today announced an increase in the optional standard mileage rates for the final six months of 2011. Taxpayers may use the optional standard rates to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business and … Continue reading

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