Starting with the 2017 tax filing season, the deadline for submitting your government copies of W-2 and 1099 forms will be January 31st. No longer will you have the option to wait until February 28th to file these form sets with the government. Thus, these new due dates are applicable to tax year 2016 Forms W-2, 1099-R and 1099’MISC.Read More
Budgeting can be a powerful tool used to define your business strategy. It can also provide timely information that enables a company to grow, meet goals, identify opportunities and help company personnel make successful decisions. In general, budgeting can aid in cash flow management by preparing in advance for future cash needs as well as identifying profitable segments of a business.
So why is it that so many businesses don’t prepare budgets or if they do prepare budgets they aren’t being utilized? The answer probably lies somewhere between the fact that they can sometimes be challenging, cumbersome and even time consuming. Don’t worry. It doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some tips you can use to help ease the burden and to ensure that your budgeting process isn’t so painful.Read More