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

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