Why the IRS is still catching up
Why the IRS is still catching up

Why the IRS is still catching up

January 06, 2023 / The Merrill Anderson Company

The effect of the Covid-19 pandemic upon supply chains and prices has been much commented upon. Less well known is that the pandemic caused the development of a major backlog at the IRS.…

Lease vs Buy: Which is Better for My Business?
Lease vs Buy: Which is Better for My Business?

Lease vs Buy: Which is Better for My Business?

December 22, 2022 / Jeramy Culler

Equipment, vehicles, facilities – large-ticket items are just one type of expense a business owner will have to manage.…

Stabilizing Your Business' Cash Flow
Stabilizing Your Business' Cash Flow

Stabilizing Your Business' Cash Flow

December 15, 2022 / Jeramy Culler

Securing your business cash flow is a lot more tangible than growing money on trees. Without proper cash flow management, you couldn’t afford to pay the utility bill to water your tree.…

Social Security COLA Increase is Biggest Since 1981
Social Security COLA Increase is Biggest Since 1981

Social Security COLA Increase is Biggest Since 1981

December 08, 2022 / The Merrill Anderson Company

The Social Security Administration has announced an 8.7% benefit increase for 2023, based upon inflation for the 12 months ending September 30, 2022.…

How to Protect Yourself After a Data Breach
How to Protect Yourself After a Data Breach

How to Protect Yourself After a Data Breach

December 01, 2022 / Ray Wills

When it comes to account security, many of us make a common mistake: We reuse passwords.…

Protecting Your Business Debit Card
Protecting Your Business Debit Card

Protecting Your Business Debit Card

November 24, 2022 / Ray Wills

While debit cards can offer advantages to small businesses, they need to be protected carefully because business debit cards lack most of the legal safeguards limiting the liability from unauthorized purchases that consumer credit cards enjoy.…

Don't let scammers steal your heart and money
Don't let scammers steal your heart and money

Don't let scammers steal your heart and money

November 17, 2022 / The Merrill Anderson Company

The epidemic of financial fraud shows no sign of abating. Perhaps the saddest example is the “romance scam.” Reportedly some 30% of Americans have tried online dating.…

Business Identity Theft Can Be Costly to Victims
Business Identity Theft Can Be Costly to Victims

Business Identity Theft Can Be Costly to Victims

November 10, 2022 / Ray Wills

While personal identity theft is widely recognized and has a long history, business identity theft can also be very costly to victims, and the threat should be taken seriously.…

IRS focus on digital assets
IRS focus on digital assets

IRS focus on digital assets

November 03, 2022 / The Merrill Anderson Company

The Internal Revenue Service has long held that virtual currencies, such as bitcoin, are property not currency. As such, transactions conducted with a virtual currency can trigger taxable profits or deductible losses.…

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