Six Steps To Debt Recovery By Ursula Garrett

Our hearts are with the Carolinas, and with the cleanup process that is just beginning over there. With all of the the flooding that is hampering efforts to get in and even evaluate the damage, we know this will be a long road to recovery. The slow onset of these hurricanes is a mixed bag, isn’t it? We prepare for … Read More

Ursula GarrettSix Steps To Debt Recovery By Ursula Garrett

Who Should Inland Empire Businesses Pursue, Existing Customers or New Customers?

Many people believe that the easiest customer to “sell” to is a referral customer. And in some ways, they’re right. But in my opinion, the best kind of prospect to sell on your services is one you already have. So, that being the case, it sure does make sense to make an investment in your relationships with your customers, yes? … Read More

Ursula GarrettWho Should Inland Empire Businesses Pursue, Existing Customers or New Customers?

How To Prospect For Sales Effectively And Ethically In Four Steps By Ursula Garrett

The fall is here, and Labor Day is behind us. Like many of my business owner clients, chances are good that you might have taken things slower on Monday … but the business never sleeps. You can’t really take a vacation in the same way when you are where the buck stops. Because, well, you don’t want those bucks to … Read More

Ursula GarrettHow To Prospect For Sales Effectively And Ethically In Four Steps By Ursula Garrett

What Are Your Sales Prospects In Inland Empire Looking For?

With fall right around the corner (you know it’s close when Starbucks rolls out those Pumpkin Spice thingies, as they did this Tuesday), here at Team Garrett & Associates, CPA, we’ve been already working with our Inland Empire clients on adjusting to the new tax law, the 20% pass-through deduction, entity analysis, and more. Even more than our specific client … Read More

Ursula GarrettWhat Are Your Sales Prospects In Inland Empire Looking For?

Execution Is Everything When It Comes To The Success Of An Idea For Inland Empire Small Businesses

We’re digging into the new guidance from the IRS re: the 20% deduction for Qualified Business Income (section 199A), and we’re excited to begin planning around these rules on behalf of our Inland Empire business owner clients. What the IRS has done is offer more meat to the bones of these provisions, which can be summed up as follows: Essentially, … Read More

Ursula GarrettExecution Is Everything When It Comes To The Success Of An Idea For Inland Empire Small Businesses

Eight Simple Ways To Add Sales Growth To Your Inland Empire Business

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More guidance came to us last week from the IRS, and this last round is pretty meaty, as it relates to the 20% deduction for “Qualified Business Income” for passthrough entities. And, as a reminder, Congress passed these tax changes, but it’s up to the IRS to implement them. Executive branch, and all that. It takes some time for the … Read More

Ursula GarrettEight Simple Ways To Add Sales Growth To Your Inland Empire Business

You Can Easily Fix These Four Financial Mistakes With Competent Inland Empire Business Accounting Services

We’re finally getting some guidance from the IRS related to some of the subtleties of the TCJA (i.e. the new tax laws), specifically about the new rules for 100% depreciation of certain equipment in the first year. If you have no earthly idea of what I’m talking about, either you don’t typically deal with capital depreciation in your business … or you … Read More

Ursula GarrettYou Can Easily Fix These Four Financial Mistakes With Competent Inland Empire Business Accounting Services

An Effective Lead Generation Strategy From One Inland Empire Business Owner To Another

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You may have heard rumors that the tax code has changed in 2018. This is ESPECIALLY the case for Inland Empire small businesses, and as such, I have some questions that I would like you to consider — especially if you haven’t had us do anything else for you but prepare a tax return. While we are still waiting on specific … Read More

Ursula GarrettAn Effective Lead Generation Strategy From One Inland Empire Business Owner To Another

How To Get Your Inland Empire Prospects To Respond To Your Marketing Messages

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We have a pretty clear choice as Inland Empire business owners in our current cultural moment. Either we allow all of the media negativity (social and otherwise) to rob us of our focus and drive, through distraction and the agitation of the moment, and our business sort of putters along, maybe dies — or we choose to fight off these enemies of distraction … Read More

Ursula GarrettHow To Get Your Inland Empire Prospects To Respond To Your Marketing Messages

Key Marketing And Sales Metrics Your Inland Empire Business Should Track

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It’s a large part of my job to work with Inland Empire business owners by “picking up the pieces” of their finances, and, unfortunately, it’s often too late to have done any good. And of course, we work with plenty of thriving businesses in Inland Empire by helping them spot hidden opportunities buried within a mess of data. That’s because … Read More

Ursula GarrettKey Marketing And Sales Metrics Your Inland Empire Business Should Track