2018 Tax Season Reflections From A Colorado Springs Tax Professional

tax season

As I write, it’s the day before tax day (which is Tuesday the 17th), and we are pushing hard during this final stretch. Procrastinators in Colorado Springs are streaming through our doors, both virtual and actual (after all, we welcome them here), the phone is ringing off the hook, and my email inbox is overflowing. Another year, another tax day … Read More

Kathy Bylkas2018 Tax Season Reflections From A Colorado Springs Tax Professional

How To Eliminate Bad Business Debt In Your Colorado Springs Small Business

bad business debt

There’s a bunch of “business” I need to communicate today, before I get to my discussion of your Colorado Springs business debt. That’s because the personal filing deadline is Tuesday, April 17th, and the majority of our Colorado Springs business clients also have us handle their personal returns. So, with that in mind, a few things you should ALSO note about April … Read More

Kathy BylkasHow To Eliminate Bad Business Debt In Your Colorado Springs Small Business

10 Simple Fraud Protection Safeguards Colorado Springs Companies Should Implement

fraud protection

Things have been cranking at the Your TaxLady offices of late! We have had a steady stream of new Colorado Springs clients calling, emailing and coming through our doors. But it’s also because of all of the questions we are fielding about the new tax law changes, and what that will mean for Colorado Springs businesses, etc, moving forward. More to come … Read More

Kathy Bylkas10 Simple Fraud Protection Safeguards Colorado Springs Companies Should Implement

Develop Your Colorado Springs Target Client With These 7 Important Traits

target client

While we’re on the subject of what’s holding Colorado Springs business owners back… I wrote recently about how too many of my Colorado Springs small business owner clients don’t allow themselves the gift of good delegation. It keeps them toiling along with minor tasks, while they could be slaying bigger dragons on behalf of their business. Well, after talking recently … Read More

Kathy BylkasDevelop Your Colorado Springs Target Client With These 7 Important Traits

Three Easy Ways for Colorado Springs Business Owners to Develop Delegation Skills

Delegation Skills

The corporation deadline for Colorado Springs businesses is behind us, and we’re taking a big breath around here (while still focusedly working through personal tax returns as well). Apparently, there are basketball games being played.  Not that we would know much about that. We’re too busy around here. And speaking of too busy, I recently wrote about how some Colorado … Read More

Kathy BylkasThree Easy Ways for Colorado Springs Business Owners to Develop Delegation Skills

The Most Likely Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail In Colorado Springs

Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail

It’s always been hard-scrapping for small business owners in Colorado Springs. We’ve all heard the old adage: At least 85% and maybe as high as 98% of new small businesses fail before they hit the five year mark. That rate may have been even higher over the past decade. Now, even with various items of recent good news in the … Read More

Kathy BylkasThe Most Likely Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail In Colorado Springs

What Are My Chances of Getting Audited? 11 Tips For Colorado Springs Small Businesses

chances of getting audited

On March 15th, 2018, Subchapter S Corporation (S-corps, for short), have their tax returns due. We’re already on top of things for our Colorado Springs clients, but this is a quick reminder to you to make sure that we’ve communicated, and that your books don’t contain any “hanging chads” that might come back to bite you. Let me know if you need … Read More

Kathy BylkasWhat Are My Chances of Getting Audited? 11 Tips For Colorado Springs Small Businesses

Make the Switch to Kathy Bylkas And You’ll Receive A Complimentary Tax Planning Session

tax planning session

Look — I know how hard it is to move from one tax professional in Colorado Springs to another. Which is why I would like to take a minute here to address those who haven’t yet made the decision to use our services. After all, we’ve helped many Colorado Springs business owners “make the switch” over to us, year after … Read More

Kathy BylkasMake the Switch to Kathy Bylkas And You’ll Receive A Complimentary Tax Planning Session

Dealing With Angry Customers: A Plan For Colorado Springs Business Owners

Dealing With Angry Customers

As I have been saying to some of my personal tax preparation clients in Colorado Springs, I’m not sure that there is very much that I could say that could add anything to the conversation about what happened last week in Parkland, FL. It seems that every time something like this happens, we grieve for shorter and shorter amounts of … Read More

Kathy BylkasDealing With Angry Customers: A Plan For Colorado Springs Business Owners

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