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Hiring a Consultant for Your Texas Business

Hiring a Consultant for Your Texas Business

Remembering and honoring Martin Luther King this week has me thinking once again about being a voice. It’s hard not to get inspired listening to the iconic words of the famous I Have a Dream speech (if you’ve never listened to the entire speech, it’s worth...

Mastering Your Texas Business Phone Answering

Mastering Your Texas Business Phone Answering

How is your year starting out? We’re into week 3 of 2023 … would love to hear back from you on what are the challenges you’re facing in your Texas business finances right now. Relatedly, what are your customer service goals for this year?One customer relations...

Accepting Crypto Payments in Your Texas Business

Accepting Crypto Payments in Your Texas Business

First of all, congratulations on making it through 2022. Pat on the back for sticking with it through the very real ups and the challenging lows. Many of our Texas clients went through the wringer … others had their best year yet.From a personal standpoint, I think...

Federal Spending Impact on Texas Businesses

Federal Spending Impact on Texas Businesses

I don’t know about you, but after the holidays (and I hope yours were filled with good things and happy times with loved ones), I’m always a bit tapped out on the spending. But in true governmental fashion, Uncle Sam is piling it on. Seems like Congress missed...

Succession Planning Strategy For Texas Business Owners

Succession Planning Strategy For Texas Business Owners

The 2022 clock is almost at midnight.An end to a still somewhat crazy year — “the crazy” seems like our new normal, post-2020, am I right? There were a lot of challenges this year and they were … exhausting. Keeping up with the changes and adjusting to the economic...

Jacoby’s 8 “Right Now” Business Tax Moves

Jacoby’s 8 “Right Now” Business Tax Moves

Ready for some yuletide cheer? Inflation might have hit its peak this year. So say the “experts.” That particular category of people hasn’t exactly covered itself with glory of late … so, we’ll see how that actually plays out for businesses in the coming...

Employee Gifts: Some Ideas for Texas Business Owners

Employee Gifts: Some Ideas for Texas Business Owners

Time is counting down until the year is up and your tax impact opportunity window closes.And even if this is the busiest (and perhaps most profitable) part of the year for your Texas business, opening up a little space in your calendar to talk about some year-end tax...

The New Congress and Your Texas Business

The New Congress and Your Texas Business

This time of year means big things for Texas businesses like yours… and big-red-bow-on-top opportunities thanks to the post-Thanksgiving, pre-Christmas buying euphoria. Early indicators are that this has been a tepid start to the consumer holiday season, but one...

Our (Early) End of Year Checklist for Texas Businesses

Our (Early) End of Year Checklist for Texas Businesses

When I think about the holiday season, I think "calm before the storm." That's because in my profession, once mid-December hits, we're scrambling to handle EOY matters. And then when the new year strikes, we're holding our breath for a few weeks ... and then tax...

Which Bills to Pay First in Your Texas Business

Which Bills to Pay First in Your Texas Business

Holiday creep. It’s real.Here we are in early November, and it feels like Christmas decorations and other holiday chicanery have already been upon us.Texas retailers are buckling in for what looks to be a rough shopping season, given current economic factors… BUT per...