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November 19, 2019

Most businesses will, at some point, have to take out loans to finance major purchases. It is crucial that any company performing financing put plenty of thought and planning into its financing to ensure the company does not compromise its own financial health.

Here are a few examples of some of the most common financing mistakes businesses make and what you can do to avoid them.

Borrowing more than the business can afford

This is one of the most common mistakes business owners make with their fina...

September 10, 2019

The best client a creative agency can have is a recurring one. But you know the drill: you put a lot of work into attracting and onboarding a new client, they love your work and then – what? At best case the account is on autopilot and at worst you don’t hear from the client again.

To keep a solid cash flow at your agency, you want to retain your best clients and keep them coming back for more. Below are our tips for ensuring your clients are satisfied and returning customers. 

Establish solid com...

March 13, 2019

In some circumstances, you may be able to deduct some of your company’s marketing expenses on your taxes, depending on how you classify certain business expenses or what you qualify as marketing. The IRS does have limits on what it allows you to deduct in the areas of sales and marketing, so it’s important to understand these rules as you go through the process of preparing your company’s taxes.

Marketing is generally categorized as activities such as advertising, public relations, promotions and...

February 28, 2019

In some circumstances, you may be able to deduct some of your company’s marketing expenses on your taxes, depending on how you classify certain business expenses or what you qualify as marketing. The IRS does have limits on what it allows you to deduct in the areas of sales and marketing, so it’s important to understand these rules as you go through the process of preparing your company’s taxes.

Marketing is generally categorized as activities such as advertising, public relations, promotions and...

January 30, 2019

Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) in December 2017 and it took effect January 1, 2018, making this the first tax season after one of the biggest tax reform bills in decades. The TCJA means major changes in taxes for both individuals and businesses. Notably, the TCJA decreased the number of tax brackets from fourteen to two, and decreased the maximum tax rate. If you’re a business owner, make sure you’re aware of the changes coming in 2019 and how your company may be affected.

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