Fixed Rate Payroll Service

Time and time again, we have heard the same old complaint about Payroll. “We want to use a reputable service, but they all seem to nickel and dime their clients.” Payroll companies are often accused of using the old bait and switch technique. They...

Networking: The Power of Radical Generosity

I had a conversation with a friend the other day about networking. They wondered what I got out of spending so much time with new friends and business associates. To be frank, I thought they were kidding. I mean, I don’t really get anything. Usually, I buy my new...

Fishbowl Inventory Rocks!

If you are a manufacturer, wholesaler or if you manage a lot of fixed assets, you probably have the same complaint about Quickbooks. It just isn’t robust enough to handle your complicated needs. As a wholesaler with multiple warehouses, you want to know how many...

Phoenix Sales Tax Basics

Note: As a small business owner, you are required to maintain timely filings with taxing agencies. This post should be a primer on filing privilege tax in the City of Phoenix- but not the final word. The City is a great resource for information and welcomes your...

The Joy of Fixed Rate Bookkeeping

One of the biggest hurdles to overcome when speaking with new clients is the dreaded “money talk”. Since the beginning, I have charged an hourly rate. In this rate I include things like Cloud Hosted Quickbooks, SmartVault Document Management and Business...