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Tips For Handling Negative Online Reviews

October 5, 2018

According to The Wall Street Journal, even the Great Wall of China, one of the most impressive wonders of the world is not immune to a bad online review. In fact, the landmark's average Google review is 4.2 stars. Keeping this in mind the next time your business receives a less than stellar online review helps keep it in perspective. Follwing the advice below will help you rebound...

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Brand Tax Group joins Hancock Askew & Co.!

September 25, 2018

Brand Tax Group joins Hancock Askew & Co.! We are excited to announce our merger with Hancock Askew, a regional full-service audit, tax, accounting and advisory firm with offices in Georgia and Florida. Our combined teams will provide a high level of client service and will be able to offer expanded resources, knowledge, services, and solutions to meet our clients’ needs!

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5 Tips To Keep Your Retirement On Track

September 5, 2018

Most of us who are still working have a healthy interest in planning for retirement! If the thought of not being financially ready for retirement brings you feelings of anxiety, you are not alone. Our firm's financial professionals can help keep your retirement plans on track. In addition, these tips will help you proactively prepare.

 

1. Know your numbers -...

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The Orangetheory Fitness Annual Convention is Next Week!

August 29, 2018

It is hard to believe that the Orangetheory Fitness Annual Convention is next week! Our very own Kristen Brand will be presenting at the breakout session with JG Franchise Consulting at 11:30 am on Friday, Sept. 7th, just following Dave Long’s presentation. Come see us! We guarantee you’ll learn something.

Our presentation will cover:
Modern business loan products -...

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Optimal Outsourcing

August 6, 2018

Outsourcing can be smart for a small business, but first you need to know how to outsource effectively. If your business is set up to perform a specific business function, it can be more cost-effective to outsource certain functions than learn them yourself. Here are a few tips to help you achieve optimal outsourcing so you have more time to focus on key...

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9 Ways to Spend Money Wisely

July 6, 2018

Did you receive a tax refund this year? Did you make some financial goals way back in January? Do you want to reach a new level of financial security? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this article is for you. Check out these monetary goals to make sure you are on the right track, monetarily speaking.

 

1. A FULL EMERGENCY FUND...

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Recent Supreme Court Ruling Implications for Businesses

June 27, 2018

On June 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its widely anticipated decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, et al. No. 17-494. Check out the BDO insights at the bottom of this article to see how this ruling will affect you and your

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Why You Should Check Your Credit Score (Now!)

May 3, 2018

Misconceptions about credit scores abound. Some people believe that checking their credit score will affect their actual credit. Not true. Others turn a blind eye to their credit score, then realize too late that they have less than stellar credit (or worse). The good news is, following the tips below can help you keep your credit healthy without much effort:

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An Action Plan for Back Taxes

April 2, 2018

There are many reasons why people—and businesses—fall behind on their tax payments. While being a delinquent taxpayer is never a good position to be in, the sooner you can rectify the situation the better. This is especially true in light of recent moves by the IRS to take action (such as having passports relinquished by the State Department) against those with significant unpaid...

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What Will Tax Reform Mean for You?

March 7, 2018

What Will Tax Reform Mean for You?
 
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is the broadest reform of U.S. tax laws in three decades, which means it is likely to have some impact on most taxpayers. If you have yet to see how these new laws affect you, take a few moments to review this summary, then reach out to our firm to learn more.

INDIVIDUAL TAX...

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Tax Scams / Consumer Alerts

February 28, 2018

Did you know that thousands of people have lost millions of dollars and their personal information to tax scams? Scammers use the regular mail, telephone, or email to set up individuals, businesses, payroll and tax professionals. Learn more to stay alert to these scams:

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Tax Tip

February 2, 2018

Tax Tip: If you don’t think you’ll be able to make the individual filing deadline, just let us know in advance and we can file an extension on your behalf, giving you until October 15, 2018 to

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Tackle Taxes with Confidence

January 9, 2018

It's that time again! Time to tackle your taxes. The following tips can give you a starting point for getting ready to file your taxes, lower your obligations and avoid penalties -- then turn to the trusted advisors at our firm to help you do the rest.

Contribute to retirement accounts. Even if you haven't already funded your retirement account for 2017, you still...

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Brand Tax Group Recognized by the Gator100

January 7, 2018

The Gator100, presented by the University of Florida Alumni Association in partnership with the UF Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, recognizes and celebrates the achievements of leading UF alumni entrepreneurs around the world and ranks the 100 fastest-growing, Gator-owned or Gator-led businesses each year. Last year we were delighted to be honored by the Gator100 and we are very...

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Change Your Mind About Money

December 15, 2017

As the year draws to a close, consider how your finances are doing. If you're not happy with the situation, it may be time to establish a new relationship with money. These tips from personal growth coach Myrko Thum may help you creat a money mindshift.

According to Thum, the biggest key to financial success is your mindset towards money, because your thoughts and beliefs...

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Apps to Tame Timekeeping Troubles

September 16, 2016

If your small business is going to remain productive and profitable, you need to have a solid system for tracking employee hours as well as your own billable hours. While this may seem overwhelming at first, tapping into technology can ease the time-tracking burden. Here we look at six mobile apps to help you do just that.

Android Time Card

This is a simple...

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How to Raise Money-wise Kids

July 29, 2016

Instilling positive financial values and attitudes during childhood can have a huge impact on the financial habits of individuals in adulthood. Because finances affect our daily lives, there are many opportunities for parents, grandparents, and other adults to share money lessons with children on a regular basis. A recent national survey by Touchstone Research found that 81 percent of parents...

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FICPA Members Staff “Ask a CPA” on Fox 13 including our own Jake Meier and Kristen Brand

FICPA

February 18, 2016

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This morning, 12 FICPA members staffed a phone bank, “Ask a CPA,” during Fox 13’s Good Day Tampa Bay morning show. From 7:00 to 9:30 a.m., members answered callers’ questions on tax-related topics, such as...

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Our New Website

Brand Tax Group PLLC is excited to announce the recent launch of our firm’s new website. We’ve been working very hard to enhance our website and give our firm a fresh look. We’ve also continued to research and identify the latest and greatest technologies to improve the services we provide and ensure we continue to meet your needs.

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