Ayton Taylor’s Small Business Cash Flow Controls

Ayton Taylor’s Small Business Cash Flow Controls

... cash flow.Shoot, this is even true for any nonprofit of any kind of substance.And yes, my meticulous accountant's brain is kicked into high gear in this response, but you need somebody in your corner who is thinking about these things, or your Chicago business or...

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A Chicago Business Owner’s Holiday Prayer

Here we are, smack in the middle of the Chicago holiday season, and not only is the federal government shut down for the foreseeable future, but the political and cultural logjams are becoming ever more entrenched.At least we have these holidays.But then I realize --...

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Key Year-End Tax Moves Chicago Businesses Should Consider

Key Year-End Tax Moves Chicago Businesses Should Consider

There are so many things for Chicago business owners to consider at the end of the year. From year-end profitability analysis, to staff bonuses, to marketing initiatives to capture year-end spending ... do not neglect this wonderful opportunity for the calendar to...

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Leading Through Change In Your Chicago Small Business

Leading Through Change In Your Chicago Small Business

Goodness gracious, has there ever been change this year. I'm mostly referring to all of the new regulations in the tax code: the fact that strategies that "used to work" to reduce our clients' tax burdens might not work in the same way as they did in the past.Politics...

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Ayton Taylor’s Five Reasons You’re In Debt

Ayton Taylor’s Five Reasons You’re In Debt

I'm going to risk being a bit blunt here.That said, I'll apologize ahead of time for those of you in truly tragic financial circumstances. I'm referring to events, completely out of control, which wreck your balance sheets. Like a medical emergency, not covered by...

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