The Neat Small Business Blog

Finance & Operations
October 22, 2018

Top five small business tax mistakes that can come back to haunt you

It’s fall and Halloween is upon us, so who doesn’t like a good scare?  Well…when it comes to tricks and treats, small business tax prep doesn’t sit well in the trick category. When doing your taxes, there are plenty of …

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August 24, 2018

How to maximize small business tax deductions

Tax time can be daunting for all small businesses and here at Neat, we know that to be true. As we move out of the summer into Q4, many small business owners are starting to think about closing out …

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January 5, 2018

How to Optimize Your Office Real Estate

Not unlike the housing market, office real estate is valuable and comes at a steep price. Larger businesses often have the luxury of off-site storage facilities to store their documentation. But for small-to-medium sized businesses, this isn’t a readily-available perk. …

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December 8, 2017

4 Must-Dos to Safeguard Your Business Against the Elements

With the thick of winter approaching for much of the country, there are things SMB owners must do to ensure that the most important aspects of their businesses are safeguarded from the elements.

These to-dos vary from region to region …

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4 Tips for When Your Business is Strapped for Cash

Running a small business can be unpredictable. Sometimes a client may be late in paying an invoice. Sometimes you hit an unexpected low season.

Obviously, cash flow can be a huge problem for smaller businesses. In fact, according to a …

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December 7, 2017

Year End Are You Ready?

Year end is defined as year’s end, the end of the calendar year. Translated for all of us business owners that means “YEAR END” – the end of the fiscal year – that is if your year runs from January …

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November 22, 2017

The Top 5 Topics Your Clients Will Ask You About Tax Reform

On November 2, 2017, the House released The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. It is the most comprehensive tax legislation since 1986. Its intended tax reform may very well affect each American taxpayer. The Senate just announced it will release …

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November 10, 2017

How to Calculate ROI Before Buying a Business

Founding a startup company can lead to excitement and rewards. On the other hand, if you want a way to own a small business with all of the rewards and a little less excitement, you might consider buying an existing …

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