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Risk Management for your Business

Risk Management for your Business

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Fortifying your business with enterprise risk management Establish an enterprise risk management (ERM) program to protect your business. Just as hundreds of years ago, when prosperous towns managed the various risks of foreign invaders, thieves and wild animals by fortifying their entire communities with walls and towers. Assessing threats In short, ERM…

Tax Planning Newsletter

Tax Planning Newsletter

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It’s time to call Wilke & Associates, Pittsburgh’s leading CPA Firm for 2017 Year-End Tax Planning! Now’s the time to wrap up 2017 and make considerations for year-end capital investments to reduce your tax liability or make fiscal changes to your 2018 budget. By incorporating your 2017 financial data and…

4 ways to organize your business data and maintaining it

4 ways to organize your business data and maintaining it

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4 ways to organize your business data and maintaining it With so much data flying around these days, it’s easy for a company of any size to get overwhelmed. If something important falls through the cracks, say a contract renewal or outstanding bill, your financial standing and reputation could suffer….

Making a Loan to Your Company is Complicated

Making a Loan to Your Company is Complicated

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Loan or Capital Contribution   Have you given a loan to your company as a business owner? Is that transaction recorded as a liability payable back to you? If you answered “yes” to these questions, you may be at risk for the IRS ruling that your business decision will be reclassified…

Founders and Transition Planning

Founders and Transition Planning

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Don’t let “founder’s syndrome” impede your succession planning Are you the founder of your company? If so, congratulations — you’ve created something truly amazing! And it’s more than understandable that you’d want to protect your legacy: the company you created. But, as time goes on, it becomes increasingly important that…

Key Performance Indicators for Business

Key Performance Indicators for Business

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Key Performance Indicators are necessary for running any business. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) help you to find the right path forward in managing your business on a daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis to have a successful year.  At Wilke & Associates, we like to refer to KPI’s as your…

Retirement NQDC Plan may work for you

Retirement NQDC Plan may work for you

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Rev up retirement offerings with an NQDC plan Many business owners and executives would like to save more money for retirement than they’re allowed to sock away in their 401(k) plan. For 2017, the annual elective deferral contribution limit for a 401(k) is just $18,000, or $24,000 if you’re 50…

UPCOMING TAX DEADLINE DUE DATES

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Major Tax Deadlines for September 15, 2017 September 15 – Third quarter installment of 2017 individual estimated income tax is due. September 15 – Filing deadline for 2016 tax returns for calendar-year corporations that received an automatic extension of the March 15 filing deadline. September 15 – Filing deadline for 2016 partnership tax…

15 COMMONLY MISSED TAX DEDUCTIONS

15 COMMONLY MISSED TAX DEDUCTIONS

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Business interest on vehicles Business interest on credit cards Business bank fees Business use of internet access fees Business use of computers and accessories/software (general tools of your trade) Non-cash charity (i.e. donating clothing, art work, collectibles, etc.) Business tolls/parking and tips paid while traveling Business gatherings at the home…

Prepare for Disaster

Prepare for Disaster

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Make sure your company is prepared for any disaster What could stop your company from operating for a day, a month or a year? A flood or fire? Perhaps a key supplier shuts down temporarily or permanently. Or maybe a hacker or technical problem crashes your website or you suddenly…

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