The Wall Street Journal recently posted online (September 19, 2019) the estimated increase for Social Security recipients for 2020 to be approximately 1.7 to 1.8% from current. An average recipient receives $1305 a month so the increase could be approximately $27 at that level.
Knowledge is Power. This is the sixth and final blog in the series on Instructing and Guiding you to improve your bookkeeping procedure, getting it in shape and keeping it in shape. Don’t wait, click now to get started.
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.
While planning your marketing for 2020, put the customer at the forefront of your strategy. Instead of focusing on selling customers on your product/service’s features and benefits, shift your mindset to that of your customers – Why do they want to engage with your company? Why are they reading or viewing your marketing material? How can you make it easier for them? Read More
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.
Knowledge is Power. This is the fifth blog in the series on Instructing and Guiding you to improve your bookkeeping procedure, getting it in shape and keeping it in shape. Don’t wait, click now to get started.
#MeToo Movement is a widely used term and hashtag as of late. The Me Too concept was actually founded in 2006 by Tarana Burke and was intended to help survivors of sexual violence find pathways to healing. Read More
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
Starting school can not only costly for students, but many teachers and aide also incur extra costs as they purchase extra supplies for the classroom. There is a special tax deduction for educators that allows a teacher, counselor, principal, or aide to deduct up to $250 of these expenses.