Key Year-End Tax Moves Colorado Springs Businesses Should Consider

There are so many things for Colorado Springs business owners to consider at the end of the year. From year-end profitability analysis, to staff bonuses, to marketing initiatives to capture year-end spending … do not neglect this wonderful opportunity for the calendar to work in your favor. Especially when it comes to marketing and sales: the opportunity to bring in … Read More

Kathy BylkasKey Year-End Tax Moves Colorado Springs Businesses Should Consider

What Success Looks Like In Reality For Colorado Springs Businesses

Lots of email responses and activity were prompted by last week’s note on the new 20% deduction for pass-through entities (if you didn’t get it or missed it, shoot me a note by clicking the email button at the top of the page and I’ll forward it along), and we’re knee-deep in the year-end moves that this final month of … Read More

Kathy BylkasWhat Success Looks Like In Reality For Colorado Springs Businesses

Can I Take the Section 199A Deduction For My Colorado Springs Business?

Lots of business owners have been contacting us of late, as we’ve developed a bit of a reputation around the Colorado Springs area for helping business owners save a bundle on their taxes. And many of the business owners in Colorado Springs that we’ve talked to have a similar question: Can I take the new 20% deduction for qualified business … Read More

Kathy BylkasCan I Take the Section 199A Deduction For My Colorado Springs Business?

Kathy Bylkas’ Thanksgiving Thank You To Colorado Springs Business Owners

It’s Thanksgiving week, which definitely seems to have come too fast this year. Because of the holiday, things are a bit slower — but not by much. With so many changes for the business owner in this year’s tax code, we’re having lots of conversations with clients in Colorado Springs who are taking proactive steps to get ahead of the … Read More

Kathy BylkasKathy Bylkas’ Thanksgiving Thank You To Colorado Springs Business Owners

Six Underlying Needs For Effective Small Business Planning In Colorado Springs

So last week, I began the conversation around those foundational items of necessity for a “real” business that many business owners in Colorado Springs don’t quite take into consideration when they first get started. These are the sort of things that can be the difference between a long-term, sustainable business versus one that gets sunk. And yes, these issues are … Read More

Kathy BylkasSix Underlying Needs For Effective Small Business Planning In Colorado Springs

Kathy Bylkas’ Essentials On Small Business Insurance Coverage

“Go start a business!” they said. “It’ll be fun and you’ll make a lot of money!” they said. “FLEXIBILITY!” “BE YOUR OWN BOSS.” But then … well, you are your own boss now. And there are so. many. things. to think about beyond what you got into your business to actually do. It’s time to put on your grown-up pants, … Read More

Kathy BylkasKathy Bylkas’ Essentials On Small Business Insurance Coverage

Leading Through Change In Your Colorado Springs Small Business

Goodness gracious, has there ever been change this year. I’m mostly referring to all of the new regulations in the tax code: the fact that strategies that “used to work” to reduce our clients’ tax burdens might not work in the same way as they did in the past. Politics change, cultures change, and what is happening in YOUR Colorado … Read More

Kathy BylkasLeading Through Change In Your Colorado Springs Small Business

Brand Leverage: How to Maximize your Colorado Springs Small Business’ Strengths

Some nice news from the oh-so-kind people at the IRS. Shoot, I probably should have told you this sooner, so you could EAT BETTER. The “meals” deduction is back! Per the guidance released earlier this month, we can once again deduct MEALS for business. (Entertainment is still gone.) So keep eating out with those prospects, clients, associates and friends. Do … Read More

Kathy BylkasBrand Leverage: How to Maximize your Colorado Springs Small Business’ Strengths

Kathy Bylkas’ Key Points On How To Make Sound Financial Decisions (Part 2)

We just wrapped up all the extension returns for TY2017, and can finally place our gaze SQUARELY at what’s ahead. Which is a funny thing to say, because, well … for too many of our clients, we are continuously looking backwards — simply because they haven’t worked with us before the year is over, and we aren’t able to make … Read More

Kathy BylkasKathy Bylkas’ Key Points On How To Make Sound Financial Decisions (Part 2)

What Is The Proper Role Of A Colorado Springs Small Business Owner?

Firstly, I gotta say — we’re past the midpoint of October, and, well … the calendar is speeding up. Sure, looking back from an historical perspective might still enable us to find some deductions. But by the time the end of the year hits, it’ll be too late to fix problems like missing the new 20% QBI reduction, lost MERP … Read More

Kathy BylkasWhat Is The Proper Role Of A Colorado Springs Small Business Owner?