Refresher Course on Deductibility & Accounting Related to Meals & Entertainment Deductions

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) made several changes to deductions for meal and entertainment expenses. I went through these changes in my blog of January 2018, explaining that many of the expenses that were either 100% or 50% deductible were changed to being only 50% or not deductible at all. The biggest change was that entertainment expenses would no longer be deductible at all.

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Mindful Matters

The world is a very busy place indeed, you could call it a matter of “busyness”. In the 19th century, life of the well-off was measured by how much leisure time people had. Now, it’s the exact opposite! American “worth”, status or symbolism is measured by our busyness. Fearing idleness and desiring busyness in search for meaning and motivation in our lives is where we’re at.

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So… What’s the plan?

The kids are back to school, the leaves are beginning to turn pretty colors, fourth quarter is right around the corner, and it is time to start thinking strategically about your marketing in 2020! Use September as the month to truly evaluate your current marketing strategies to understand what is working, what isn’t, and what you would like to try differently beginning January 1st. Read More