Author: Amber Goering, CPA, CGMA

November 2021, Accounting, Expert Advice

Do You Have a Nanny or Household Employee? Make Sure You’re Up-to-Date on Tax Requirements

The COVID-19 pandemic caused many families to rethink their child care situations. Nannies became a popular choice for many, as they decreased the risk of sending children to child care centers and provided the benefit of helping those same children through online schooling while their parents worked. As the pandemic has ebbed and flowed, nannies have remained a popular option. Many families, however, were unprepared with how to transition to…

March 2021, Accounting, Expert Advice

Managing Your Business in an Economic Crisis

Tips for now and the future Economic downturns are an inevitable reality every business owner will face at some point in their lives. During challenging times, business owners have difficult decisions to make about the future of their business that affect them, their employees, vendors, clients, and communities. It is an enormous responsibility to bear, but you can take steps to prepare for these seasons of life. Optimize your books…

Law, Expert Advice, January 2021

President Trump Signs Second Coronavirus Relief Bill, Includes New Funding and Updates to PPP

The U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate passed, and the President has signed, the Coronavirus Response & Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act. The agreement comes after weeks of negotiations and two funding extensions to keep Congress open until a bill was passed with a $1.4 trillion government-wide funding plan. The $900 billion coronavirus relief portion includes another round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding, extended unemployment benefits, and direct payments…

Accounting

Hiring vs Outsourcing Your Accounting

Entrepreneurs and small business owners often wear many hats, especially when first starting a business. As the leader of a business, you have to be the brains and brawn of the entire operation, including human resources, customer service, inventory, production, quality control, sales and accounting. It’s a lot to juggle, and as your business grows, you will start to outsource to professionals or hire for many of these positions so…