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

Build A Brand In Colorado Springs And Do It Well

Build A Brand

As I write this, the Senate has passed their version of the tax reform bill, and now we wait for the final version of the bill. But here’s the big number: Four weeks. Apparently, Congress thinks it can enact a dramatic overhaul of the law, adding substantial new legislation governing pass-through businesses and multinational corporations, in only four weeks without … Read More

Kathy BylkasBuild A Brand In Colorado Springs And Do It Well

Get Stuff Done With Bylkas’ Productivity Tactics

Get Stuff Done

It’s Cyber Monday, and as is my habit, this strategy note is being composed early in the week. Plenty to do this week, and gotta get ahead, after all. Did your Colorado Springs business run a sale for the holidays, or Cyber Monday or Black Friday? If not, you may have (ahem) missed out on some great selling opportunities. The days are long … Read More

Kathy BylkasGet Stuff Done With Bylkas’ Productivity Tactics

Thanksgiving Week Reflections From A Colorado Springs Business Owner

thanksgiving week

It’s a slower week, here in Your TaxLady World. Yes, it’s crazy (and a bit of a relief, to be frank) that we now find ourselves in Thanksgiving week. And I have some thoughts, which are perhaps a bit more meditative than normal, because of how this holiday works for tax professionals. The December holidays are wonderful, of course — … Read More

Kathy BylkasThanksgiving Week Reflections From A Colorado Springs Business Owner

5 Effective Marketing Tips For Your Colorado Springs Small Business

effective marketing

Have you noticed that traditional styles of advertising are getting more and more stale? That’s because the online world has torn down so many different barriers that we don’t realize how much has changed, until we take a look at the real numbers. And across many different Colorado Springs businesses that friends of mine own, in many different industries, we’re … Read More

Kathy Bylkas5 Effective Marketing Tips For Your Colorado Springs Small Business

Colorado Springs Non-Profits Taxes – 10 Important Year-End Steps

non-profits taxes

We deal with all kinds of businesses and organizations around here at Team Your TaxLady. And while I often address “for profit” organizations with these notes, many of those same strategies (cost controls, marketing, growth, management) apply equally to those who are organized as “non profits”. And in this instance, I’m addressing my non-profit friends, but as is often the … Read More

Kathy BylkasColorado Springs Non-Profits Taxes – 10 Important Year-End Steps

The Billionaire Mindset by Kathy Bylkas

billionaire mindset

More than being only bean counters or tax strategists for our Colorado Springs clients, we make it a point to study what works well for our most successful clients, and (with all confidentiality) pass along principles we’ve seen work in various businesses. On top of that, we look around. But not just at those in our contemporary age who are … Read More

Kathy BylkasThe Billionaire Mindset by Kathy Bylkas

Business Succession Planning Essentials by Kathy Bylkas

business succession planning

The final quarter is a great time to take a look at where things have gone for your Colorado Springs business, and that’s perhaps an obvious point. But now (before the holidays really hit), it might also be an even better time to take stock of where you are headed LONG term — what your business succession planning and exit strategy might … Read More

Kathy BylkasBusiness Succession Planning Essentials by Kathy Bylkas