December 18, 2014

Tax Central Alert: Tax Extender Legislation To Be Signed Into Law

Congress has agreed on the extension of more than 50 tax deductions and credits that were scheduled to expire either at the end of 2013 or during 2014. Read the highlights of key provisions of interest to most taxpayers.   Read more >>>
December 16, 2014

Is Your Dental Practice Proactive or Reactive?

The best way to survive slower periods is to be proactive and plan for them. Use your software, available reports and production tracking to build in systems that will help ensure that you will not only survive, but thrive.   Read more >>>
December 16, 2014

Doctor, Are You Using Dental Disclaimers?

Often statements like “We can just keep an eye on it for now…” and “Give us a call when you’re ready…”  are used when discussing a treatment plan. The problem is, when you use this type of language you negate all the effort that has been put into educating the patient on the necessity of the treatment.   Read more >>>
December 11, 2014

Facility Rentals May be Subject to Sales & Use Tax

Many restaurants, golf courses, conference centers and even outdoor locations rent facilities for amusement, entertainment, athletic or recreational purposes. As the seller, you need to be aware that the rentals may be subject to Wisconsin sales and use tax.   Read more >>>
December 11, 2014

What to Consider When Choosing a Retirement Plan: SIMPLE IRA vs. 401(k)

A retirement plan allows your employees to save for the future, and is often a valued benefit to your employees and potential candidates, thus allowing you to attract and retain the best talent in your industry. Compare two popular retirement plan types for small businesses: SIMPLE IRA and traditional 401(k) to see which type of retirement plan makes the most sense for your business.   Read more >>>
December 11, 2014

Preventing Inventory Theft at Your Restaurant

Theft at the workplace is an unfortunate, but ongoing, issue for many employers. Nearly 75 percent of employees admit to stealing supplies at work. In the restaurant industry, theft of inventory – including food, alcohol and retail items – accounts for about 75 percent of a restaurant's inventory losses, equal to a loss of approximately three percent of annual sales, according to The National Restaurant Association.   Read more >>>
December 5, 2014

2014 Year-End Dealer Checklist and Other Important Reminders

As dealerships wrap up the year and look forward to 2015, the following are some accounting, tax, payroll and other tasks you’ll want to make sure are completed accurately and timely before you close the books on this fiscal year.   Read more >>>
December 4, 2014

The Affordable Care Act Now Impacts All Practicing Dentists

Some of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act affect dentists who have patients that are 65 years of age and older. This means every dentist is impacted and should be taking some kind of action. This information particularly pertains   Read more >>>
December 4, 2014

QuickBooks Online is the Future of Accounting Software

If you use the desktop version of QuickBooks, you may want to consider QuickBooks Online. The transition is straightforward, and the online version has features and advantages unavailable to users of the desktop version. And if you are starting a business, you might want to consider QuickBooks online for your accounting needs.   Read more >>>
December 3, 2014

Tips for Conducting Performance Reviews

It’s that time of year again, the one that many managers dread: time for year-end performance reviews. While it does take considerable effort to conduct an effective review, it doesn’t have to be a bad experience. With a little preparation, performance reviews can be good preventive medicine.   Read more >>>
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January 2015

Managing Transitions: Taking Your Business to the Next Level

Join the members of Schenck’s Guided Planning for Success team as they share tips for successfully navigating transitions and taking your business to the next level.   Read more >>>
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