Seeing the Next Downturn and Preparing Early

The current media is full of warnings that an economic slow down is coming but what does that mean? Is there a recession looming? When and how big? Nobody really knows so how do you prepare? What are the early warnings signs that you should look for? Here are some...

Why Companies Change Accounting Systems

Changing accounting systems is costly and time consuming. So why do companies do it? Usually it is because the company has grown, become more complex to manage and better data is needed to support decision making. This generalized statement can be broken down to...

Do I Have Sales Tax Risk?

The collection of sales taxes and what is subject to sales tax is a complex process that confuses many small business owners. A recent US Supreme Court ruling has added clarity and risk for businesses not understanding their liability. Here is what the recent event...

Scaling Up – A Practical Approach

Today’s vibrant economy has been running for quite a while and many firms have grown substantially. Some companies have grown through a plan but many others have not, leading to internal chaos. For them, it is time to develop a scaling up plan to continue growth or...