A Colorado Springs Business Owner’s Simple Plan For Dealing With Angry Customers

angry customers

Even in the middle of the intensity of the busy tax filing season in Colorado Springs, we occasionally become the target for somebody’s frustration. Over the years, and especially when things are busy and stressful, we’ve had to learn about how to best handle matters when a Colorado Springs client is becoming (for some reason or another) very upset. Again, … Read More

Kathy BylkasA Colorado Springs Business Owner’s Simple Plan For Dealing With Angry Customers

Special Business Knowledge And Colorado Springs Business Success

business knowledge

Yes, there’s plenty to say about that Super Bowl, the advertisements (apparently, they’re all Tide ads), the halftime show, etc. But I’ll let others weigh in there. I’m a tax professional after all. Congratulations Eagles fans, etc. Here at Your TaxLady, we’re already playing in our little Super Bowl: tax season. And it’s been a relatively smooth one so far, … Read More

Kathy BylkasSpecial Business Knowledge And Colorado Springs Business Success

Kathy Bylkas’ 2017 Tax Document Checklist

tax document checklist

Yes, the calendar reads 2018, but the IRS of course, is living in the past. As you probably know, we are now beginning the process of doing something we’re pretty good at: effectively, legally, and ethically reporting our Colorado Springs clients’ business financial doings to the government for maximum savings — i.e., tax return preparation. In fact, this week, the IRS opened its virtual … Read More

Kathy BylkasKathy Bylkas’ 2017 Tax Document Checklist

The Most Important Factor in Colorado Springs Small Business Valuation

small business valuation

I’ve heard from many of my Colorado Springs business owner contacts over these last few months, thanking me for the notes that we put together, sending thoughts and questions — and letting me know that they’ve sent their friends to see us for their business and family tax needs. THANK YOU! With “busy season” right around the corner, this means … Read More

Kathy BylkasThe Most Important Factor in Colorado Springs Small Business Valuation

Three More Questions To Consider in 2018 For Your Colorado Springs Small Business Plan

small business plan

We are in that “calm before the storm” period before busy season begins in earnest for us, and it’s a great time for us — and for you, in my opinion — to take stock. As we prepare for the increased activity and communication level that always comes this time of year, we also take the opportunity to evaluate our … Read More

Kathy BylkasThree More Questions To Consider in 2018 For Your Colorado Springs Small Business Plan

3 Important Questions For Colorado Springs Small Business Owners To Answer In 2018

business questions

Now that we are into the first full work week of 2018, how are you feeling about your direction? We’re here, and we’re in your corner. I’d love a note from you about what you are hoping to accomplish during this year, and how we can be a resource to you as you do. As you no doubt know, we do … Read More

Kathy Bylkas3 Important Questions For Colorado Springs Small Business Owners To Answer In 2018

Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for Your Colorado Springs Business Work Goals in 2018

work goals

Happy New Year! It’s time to turn the page… If you’ve been paying attention, I’ve been diving pretty deep into the new tax regime under which we are NOW operating. What will be interesting to see is the *actual* technical guidance from the IRS about all of these changes, as well as the “technical corrections” that will inevitably come (these are par … Read More

Kathy BylkasKey Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for Your Colorado Springs Business Work Goals in 2018

2017 Year-End Tax Strategies for Colorado Springs Business Owners With Tax Reform In Mind

Tax Strategies

The holidays are funny for Colorado Springs business owners. And, I must tell you, especially so for tax professionals like me. Every year, Congress delivers updates to the tax code, seemingly at the very last minute, so my staff and I are often working over the holidays when others are not. But you get this, I imagine. There are unique … Read More

Kathy Bylkas2017 Year-End Tax Strategies for Colorado Springs Business Owners With Tax Reform In Mind

2018 Tax Reform Update And A Holiday Prayer from Kathy

holiday prayer

Unless something crazy happens this week, we have a new tax plan. If Congress-watchers are right, the House and Senate should vote to pass this new bill, and it will be signed by President Trump before Christmas. I’m writing this on Monday the 18th (a busy week is ahead!), and I’ve already spent some time digging into the changes … and … Read More

Kathy Bylkas2018 Tax Reform Update And A Holiday Prayer from Kathy

Increase Profits For Your Colorado Springs Business With Effective Compensation Strategies

Increase Profits

We’re still waiting on Congress to reconcile the different tax reform plans passed by the House and the Senate, but we do know a couple things. First, it looks pretty certain that you’re not going to be able to deduct your state and local income taxes in 2018. Both the House and Senate bills kill this deduction. This means that if you … Read More

Kathy BylkasIncrease Profits For Your Colorado Springs Business With Effective Compensation Strategies