The Three Kinds of Customers For Colorado Springs Businesses

Bar none, the most important asset in your Colorado Springs business is your client and customer list. This is even true if you are in a “capital-intensive” business with significant material assets. In fact, I’d be very interested to hear someone make a strong case that it isn’t true in EVERY business. I’ll paraphrase Andrew Carnegie who famously said (my … Read More

Kathy BylkasThe Three Kinds of Customers For Colorado Springs Businesses

Protecting Your Focus At All Costs by Kathy Bylkas

War drums beating in Iran. Impeachment (?) proceedings. Democratic primaries. Weird economic signals. There is literally SO MUCH that can rob you of your greatest asset as we move forward into 2020. And in case it wasn’t obvious, I’m talking about your focus. As a local Colorado Springs business owner, you’ve gotta play a bigger game this year, and be … Read More

Kathy BylkasProtecting Your Focus At All Costs by Kathy Bylkas

How Your TaxLady Plans to Make 2020 Our Best Year Ever

By the time you actually get to reading this, there is a very good chance that you’re reading a voice from the last decade. 🙂 I make it a practice to prepare my posts to Colorado Springs clients and friends a few days in advance, and RIGHT NOW, it is still 2019. But 2020 is beckoning, and is probably already … Read More

Kathy BylkasHow Your TaxLady Plans to Make 2020 Our Best Year Ever

Kathy Bylkas’ Annual Holiday Prayer

In this holiday season full of conflict and impeachment, I’m ever more encouraged to see outside of my own situation, and practice empathy for those around me. And as the years go along, I’m increasingly aware of how this holiday season is a time of joy for many, as well as a time of pain for a significant portion of … Read More

Kathy BylkasKathy Bylkas’ Annual Holiday Prayer

Will Your Colorado Springs Company Be Giving Year-End Bonuses?

The plot to one of the most iconic Christmas movies of all time, Christmas Vacation, centers on one holiday hope: the year-end bonus. Clark Griswold, as “the last true family man”, decides he will use his promised year-end bonus to install a pool in his family’s backyard. When the dream fails to materialize, Clark gets upset at his boss and … Read More

Kathy BylkasWill Your Colorado Springs Company Be Giving Year-End Bonuses?

Raise Prices For Your Colorado Springs Business

Let me start out by once again reminding you that we are nearing year-end (as if you really needed my reminder). And Colorado Springs business owners are extremely well-positioned to make a dent through proper tax planning more than any other population. We’re right here, should the impulse strike you: (719) 548-4924 On the personal side, you should consider these … Read More

Kathy BylkasRaise Prices For Your Colorado Springs Business

Potential Tax Problems For Colorado Springs Businesses To Fix Before Year-End

We only have one more month (less!) to make any moves that might affect a whole host of things on your tax bill. I have some examples of what I mean here today, but suffice it all to say: If your business revenues, expenses, structures or results changed in a significant way this year, shoot me an email through the … Read More

Kathy BylkasPotential Tax Problems For Colorado Springs Businesses To Fix Before Year-End

Lemonade Stands And A New Selling Strategy For Colorado Springs Businesses

We’re turning the corner into the holidays, and it’s a massive selling opportunity for your Colorado Springs business … if you use it. But I’m not referring merely to holiday promotions. Those are almost to be expected at this point. What I have for you today is a story that might help you throughout the entire year — holidays included. … Read More

Kathy BylkasLemonade Stands And A New Selling Strategy For Colorado Springs Businesses

Kathy Bylkas’ Keys For Empowering Your Employees For Advancement

You can either train your Colorado Springs employees and risk that they leave … or choose not to train them and risk that they stay. Think about that for a moment. Are you empowering your employees for growth? Does your leadership team (which might be just you) brainstorm ways to assist your employees’ education, certification achievement and overall professional development? … Read More

Kathy BylkasKathy Bylkas’ Keys For Empowering Your Employees For Advancement

Evaluating Your Colorado Springs Company’s Marketing ROI

I put a lot of effort into going beyond being a simple tax/accounting advisor for my Colorado Springs clients, and I’m grateful to those who send back comments, who forward these on to their associates and, of course, for the many referrals that my clients and contacts have been sending our way the past few months. People switch accountants for … Read More

Kathy BylkasEvaluating Your Colorado Springs Company’s Marketing ROI