Category: Articles

Amazon vs. Sales Tax in Nevada

Yesterday I was interviewed on the radio show “Having It All” with Jenifer Rose on 99.1 FM Talk.  We discussed a hot topic concerning Amazon and sales tax.  Amazon does not collect sales tax in Nevada for sales made to Nevada residents.  Consumers are required to remit the sales tax to the Department of Taxation

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Audit your Audit

I routinely provide payroll information for worker’s compensation audits for my clients, however, I am not always the one who gets the final bill. This last week I did get a bill for one of my clients for whom I had filled out the audit paperwork. The second I looked at it, I knew it

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Successful Cash Flow Control

Managing cash in today’s economy is essential to business success. Cash flow is vital but how to control it? Here are some simple tips to help you manage your cash flow a little better. 1. If you extend credit, be sure to monitor accounts receivable regularly. Have a person who is dedicated to watching the

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Writing Effective Hardship Letters

Hardship letters are used whenever conventional methods of debt management don’t work well. A hardship letter is a way to document in writing what the issue is, what solution you propose and the potential outcomes. This article will outline the six steps in creating an effective letter. Step 1: Start with why you are writing

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Right Now

Most of us have so many things on our mind every day, and to top it off we are more accessible than ever before with our mobile devices, e-mail and phone. With all of these communication devices we are unable to stop at the end of a workday physically and mentally. Even if we do

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Debt Negotiation for Struggling Business Owners

One of the biggest issues business owners find plaguing them right now is debt. Dealing with mounting debt is a very sensitive issue and something that must be handled with care. The first key to dealing with overwhelming business debt is first to stop the bleeding. You cannot effectively work with creditors when your debt

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Keeping Their Hands Out of Your Cookie Jar

 A small business owner’s guide to preventing accounting fraud. Fraud or Accounting discrepancies seem to have plagued the daily news. Multi billion dollar companies, subject to extensive audit, are now reporting “accounting irregularities” that have cost billions of dollars. Although most companies won’t see fraud of this magnitude, many business owners are wondering what they

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Yes, The Economy is Lousy, but Please Quit Taking it Out on Your Customers

Running a business can be daunting, especially in these challenging economic times. Faced with all the intricacies of day to day operations like managing staff, keeping up with competitors, collecting receivables and all of the other responsibilities, it can be easy to forget why we are here: the customer. More, now than other, every business

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