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What’s the Status of Your Payroll Flow?

April 30, 2019 by OSYB Staff

“The State of Small Business Cash Flow”, a global study shared by Intuit last month, studied the behaviors, attitudes, and status of cash flow challenges of small business owners and the self-employed. The study revealed that two-thirds (61%) of small businesses have had cash flow issues. As a result of this, nearly a third (32%) […]

Do You Understand Content Marketing?

April 25, 2019 by OSYB Staff

QuickSprout shares some concepts about content marketing: it is a process that uses high-quality content to engage and grow your customer base it is an investment it is a component of a larger marketing framework it requires strategic insight it targets users across the entire conversion funnel it should be held accountable to a standard […]

Are You Prepared, for a Sales Tax Audit?

April 23, 2019 by OSYB Staff

Perhaps the business is new or it’s been around since the dawn of time, whatever your business longevity, the chances that the Department of Revenue (DOR) will come knocking on your door is a probable reality. When that happens, how ready are you to share your documentation? Intuit QuickBooks shares tips to help you stay […]

The Truth About Payroll Tax Myths

April 18, 2019 by OSYB Staff

Barbara Weltman, guest blogger on Small Business Administration exposes the truth about myths on payroll taxes. The reveals of these common myths are below: Myth: Switching employees over to independent contractors is an easy way to save on payroll taxes. Truth: Though it is true that payroll taxes, along with insurance and benefits apply only […]

When a Good Employee Leaves …

April 16, 2019 by OSYB Staff

Business is good, all the cogs in the wheel are rolling in what feels like a manageable level and you are meeting your marketing goals … it feels just right. Just when you think that a treasured valuable employee comes to you and shares that they will be leaving. How did that happen and what […]

Employee Benefits That Enhance Your Workplace

April 11, 2019 by OSYB Staff

A QuickBooks payroll survey reveals that almost half of the workforce is considering leaving their jobs within the next 2 years. As an employer that should give you quite a pause. Employee Benefit News shares that “It takes about 33% of a worker’s annual salary to hire a replacement if that worker leaves”. Those replacements […]

Self-Employed? Are You Up-to-date on Your Expenses and Tax Deductions?

April 9, 2019 by OSYB Staff

If you are self-employed and filing your 2018 taxes, Intuit QuickBooks shares a list of expenses and tax deductions that you may qualify for depending upon your services or products. When you’re ready to file, you’ll list the majority of your deductions in Part II of your Schedule C (Form 1040). If you have less […]

Do You Have All the Docs for Your 2018 Tax Filing?

April 4, 2019 by OSYB Staff

This tax season will be different and to help you with these changes, Don’t Mess with Taxes has come up with a guideline of documents you should have to meet the 2018 requirements. Keep in mind that this is the first year that filing will be under the extensive new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act […]