Category Archives: Business Owners

Why Small Business Owners Should Consider Outsourcing Their Accounting and Tax Functions

Have you ever wondered why some of the most successful entrepreneurs and business leaders wear the same outfit each day? It is said that Albert Einstein bought multiple versions of the same gray suit to limit the number of decisions … Continue reading

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Stop, Look and Think Before You Expand

The driving force in many expansion plans is to generate higher sales, with the hope that profits will rise. But before making moves to buy new equipment, expand your plant or implement a new business idea, you need to grasp the … Continue reading

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IRS Tax Tip Number 11 – IRS, States, Industry Urge Taxpayers to Learn Signs of Identity Theft

No matter how careful you are, identity thieves may be able to steal your personal information. If this happens, thieves try to turn that data quickly into cash by filing fraudulent tax returns. The IRS, state tax agencies and the … Continue reading

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Levin Swedler Kennedy Year-End Tax Planning for 2016

With the Presidential and Congressional elections of 2016 behind us and the end of the year approaching, now is a prudent time to consider tax planning strategies to reduce your tax bill for 2016 and possibly future years. The results … Continue reading

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ONCE AGAIN OHIO WILL HAVE A SALES TAX HOLIDAY IN AUGUST 2016

Good News for Ohio Consumers – Once again S.B. 264 has enacted a one-time sales tax holiday to occur in 2016.  The holiday starts on Friday, August 5, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. and ends on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at … Continue reading

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New Overtime Rules Issued: What it Means for You

A change in the rules governing overtime has been coming for two years, with a sneak preview of proposed modifications last year. But on May 18, the Department of Labor (DOL) came out with its new final rules, which take … Continue reading

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A New Lease on…Leases?

Here’s What Happened On February 25, 2016 the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842).  An SEC finding in 2005 led to a joint effort between FASB and the International Accounting Standards … Continue reading

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