You Can Easily Fix These Four Financial Mistakes With Competent Colorado Springs Business Accounting Services

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We’re finally getting some guidance from the IRS related to some of the subtleties of the TCJA (i.e. the new tax laws), specifically about the new rules for 100% depreciation of certain equipment in the first year. If you have no earthly idea of what I’m talking about, either you don’t typically deal with capital depreciation in your business … or you … Read More

Kathy BylkasYou Can Easily Fix These Four Financial Mistakes With Competent Colorado Springs Business Accounting Services

An Effective Lead Generation Strategy From One Colorado Springs Business Owner To Another

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You may have heard rumors that the tax code has changed in 2018. This is ESPECIALLY the case for Colorado Springs small businesses, and as such, I have some questions that I would like you to consider — especially if you haven’t had us do anything else for you but prepare a tax return. While we are still waiting on specific … Read More

Kathy BylkasAn Effective Lead Generation Strategy From One Colorado Springs Business Owner To Another

How To Get Your Colorado Springs Prospects To Respond To Your Marketing Messages

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We have a pretty clear choice as Colorado Springs business owners in our current cultural moment. Either we allow all of the media negativity (social and otherwise) to rob us of our focus and drive, through distraction and the agitation of the moment, and our business sort of putters along, maybe dies — or we choose to fight off these enemies of distraction … Read More

Kathy BylkasHow To Get Your Colorado Springs Prospects To Respond To Your Marketing Messages

Key Marketing And Sales Metrics Your Colorado Springs Business Should Track

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It’s a large part of my job to work with Colorado Springs business owners by “picking up the pieces” of their finances, and, unfortunately, it’s often too late to have done any good. And of course, we work with plenty of thriving businesses in Colorado Springs by helping them spot hidden opportunities buried within a mess of data. That’s because … Read More

Kathy BylkasKey Marketing And Sales Metrics Your Colorado Springs Business Should Track

Dear Colorado Springs Business Owner, Let’s Talk Before Tax Season

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In light of the festivities last week surrounding the 4th of July, I asked you a simple question: Are you achieving the independence you want in your Colorado Springs business? But there’s another side to this question that you should consider, and it is this: Have you considered paying yourself more out of your business?  In some cases, it actually might make … Read More

Kathy BylkasDear Colorado Springs Business Owner, Let’s Talk Before Tax Season

Is a C-Corp or S-Corp Right for Your Colorado Springs Business?

C-Corp

With our nation celebrating its 242nd birthday, and all of this talk about “independence” flying around, I have a question for you — one that I think you should think hard about: Are you achieving the independence you wanted in your Colorado Springs business? As you know, it is hard — and it is LONELY — to be a Colorado … Read More

Kathy BylkasIs a C-Corp or S-Corp Right for Your Colorado Springs Business?

IRS Audit Process – What Colorado Springs Businesses Should Know

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If you sell goods online, you are probably aware of the “sales tax earthquake” that rumbled forth from the highest court last week in Washington. In South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc., the court ruled that states and municipalities could now require online retailers to charge customers sales tax, no matter where that retailer was itself domiciled. It is yet to be seen exactly … Read More

Kathy BylkasIRS Audit Process – What Colorado Springs Businesses Should Know

Thinking Bigger About Your Colorado Springs Business

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Beware of the “summer sloth”. Instead of falling into that trap, what if you take this season to clear away the garbage and focus on what’s really on your plate, and what you really need to grow? You see, running a Colorado Springs business with success requires more than just protecting yourself against the mind traps of distraction.  Because what, … Read More

Kathy BylkasThinking Bigger About Your Colorado Springs Business

Solving Problems in Colorado Springs Businesses with Effective Solutions

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There’s this idea out there among many wannabe Colorado Springs business owners that they have to come up with the next completely fresh idea in order to have a great business. Shows like Shark Tank (which I love) go towards creating this kind of mindset — although the sharks do a very nice job of bursting the bubbles of anyone … Read More

Kathy BylkasSolving Problems in Colorado Springs Businesses with Effective Solutions

Sales Positioning For Colorado Springs Freelancers And Small Businesses

Sales Positioning

Have you ever heard of Mary Meeker? Perhaps not. But for those who follow securities analysts, she’s a little bit like Michael Jordan. She’s been issuing an “internet trends” report since the ’90s — and she’s usually right. Which, I suppose, is rare for securities forecasters. For instance, in 2004, she predicted that online advertising was poised to explode (compared to … Read More

Kathy BylkasSales Positioning For Colorado Springs Freelancers And Small Businesses