At Steven M. Ellard CPA, we are passionate about helping your business succeed and believe in taking a proactive approach to client service—refocusing business owners on the future, instead of the past. While many accountants simply prepare tax returns and report back on prior year performance, our team is committed to helping clients understand what is happening today, and how it impacts their financial future.
We know first-hand that operating a business requires hard work, determination and countless hours spent on back office accounting work. We remove the burden of running your back office and empower you with customized accounting and advisory solutions; secure, real-time access to your financial information; and cutting-edge technology.
Our goal is simple: We want you to have a reason to celebrate your business and achieve what we’ve achieved ourselves—work-life balance, business success and financial stability.
For many business owners, September tends to bring a bit of a slowdown. The chaos of getting kids prepared for going back to school has passed, and a focus on saving money tends to kick in as people prepare for the coming holiday spend. Combined, this can often translate into a lull for business owners.
This is a friendly reminder that the Q3 tax estimate payment deadline is coming up fast. Be sure to make your payment by September 15, 2018 to avoid penalties. Currently, penalties for late or no payment average about 4 percent. And wouldn’t you rather keep that money in your pocket?
According to new rules from the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, meals and entertainment tax-deductible expenses for businesses have undergone considerable reform. Because the explanations of new deduction guidelines can be confusing, we’ve created this brief outline for you. A visit with your accounting professional to ensure your Chart of Accounts is correct may also be beneficial.