Ursula Garrett’s Four Keys To Smarter Interview Questions

smarter interview questions

Firstly, with the advent of technology like Google’s new “Duplex” system, it’s going to reach a point (sooner than we realize) that Inland Empire businesses like yours — and mine — will have less use for employees that are mere “order takers” or who don’t engage in complicated work. Which means that all of us should be thinking a little … Read More

Ursula GarrettUrsula Garrett’s Four Keys To Smarter Interview Questions

Five Financial and Tax Strategies For Inland Empire Small Businesses

Tax Strategies

It’s increasingly clear to all of us that our present “cultural moment” can take a toll on any Inland Empire person’s mind who isn’t vigilant. Constant connectedness to those who are (by their very vocation) incentivized to highlight change, chaos and fear is more dangerous than I believe we realize. There are so many negative voices out there, that if … Read More

Ursula GarrettFive Financial and Tax Strategies For Inland Empire Small Businesses

Three Tips On How To Succeed as an Entrepreneurial Business Owner in Inland Empire

entrepreneurial business

Now that TY2017 is behind us, it is time to turn our greedy eyes towards the savings possible for you and your Inland Empire business in the “new” tax code under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. And there are many ways to save with these new regulations. One of the most talked about new deductions is the … Read More

Ursula GarrettThree Tips On How To Succeed as an Entrepreneurial Business Owner in Inland Empire

Complimentary Tax Return Review and 2018 TCJA Planning Session for Inland Empire Businesses

TCJA

I’m going to take a moment to address you who might NOT be using our services thus far. There’s a word or two for current Garrett & Associates, CPA clients here as well, but allow me to explain. You see, sometimes, you just know you need to make a change, but the timing isn’t quite right. Well … is now the … Read More

Ursula GarrettComplimentary Tax Return Review and 2018 TCJA Planning Session for Inland Empire Businesses

2018 Tax Season Reflections From A Inland Empire Tax Professional

tax season

As I write, it’s the day before tax day (which is Tuesday the 17th), and we are pushing hard during this final stretch. Procrastinators in Inland Empire are streaming through our doors, both virtual and actual (after all, we welcome them here), the phone is ringing off the hook, and my email inbox is overflowing. Another year, another tax day … Read More

Ursula Garrett2018 Tax Season Reflections From A Inland Empire Tax Professional

How To Eliminate Bad Business Debt In Your Inland Empire Small Business

bad business debt

There’s a bunch of “business” I need to communicate today, before I get to my discussion of your Inland Empire business debt. That’s because the personal filing deadline is Tuesday, April 17th, and the majority of our Inland Empire business clients also have us handle their personal returns. So, with that in mind, a few things you should ALSO note about April … Read More

Ursula GarrettHow To Eliminate Bad Business Debt In Your Inland Empire Small Business

10 Simple Fraud Protection Safeguards Inland Empire Companies Should Implement

fraud protection

Things have been cranking at the Garrett & Associates, CPA offices of late! We have had a steady stream of new Inland Empire clients calling, emailing and coming through our doors. But it’s also because of all of the questions we are fielding about the new tax law changes, and what that will mean for Inland Empire businesses, etc, moving forward. More … Read More

Ursula Garrett10 Simple Fraud Protection Safeguards Inland Empire Companies Should Implement

Develop Your Inland Empire Target Client With These 7 Important Traits

target client

While we’re on the subject of what’s holding Inland Empire business owners back… I wrote recently about how too many of my Inland Empire small business owner clients don’t allow themselves the gift of good delegation. It keeps them toiling along with minor tasks, while they could be slaying bigger dragons on behalf of their business. Well, after talking recently … Read More

Ursula GarrettDevelop Your Inland Empire Target Client With These 7 Important Traits

Three Easy Ways for Inland Empire Business Owners to Develop Delegation Skills

Delegation Skills

The corporation deadline for Inland Empire 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 Inland … Read More

Ursula GarrettThree Easy Ways for Inland Empire Business Owners to Develop Delegation Skills

The Most Likely Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail In Inland Empire

Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail

It’s always been hard-scrapping for small business owners in Inland Empire. 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

Ursula GarrettThe Most Likely Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail In Inland Empire