Provisions of the Second Coronavirus Relief Bill That Affect Chattanooga Small Businesses

Thomas Taylor, CPABlog

Wow, does it ever feel good to have turned the page on 2020. This first “working week” is when I finally began to feel the newness of it all. Yes, it’s “just a date” on a Gregorian calendar, but … 2021 holds great promise for our Hamilton County business clients. With the potential of easing lockdowns in our future (assuming … Read More

Thomas Taylor, CPAProvisions of the Second Coronavirus Relief Bill That Affect Chattanooga Small Businesses

Ultra Last Minute Tax Moves for Chattanooga Businesses

Thomas Taylor, CPABlog

It’s going to take us many weeks to digest everything in this massive omnibus of a relief bill that the President signed on Sunday night. And with year-end barrelling at us (2021 is on FRIDAY), it’s unlikely that we will be able to make substantive action on your behalf THIS WEEK. That doesn’t mean that we aren’t already diving into … Read More

Thomas Taylor, CPAUltra Last Minute Tax Moves for Chattanooga Businesses

Tommy Taylor’s Annual Holiday Prayer

Thomas Taylor, CPABlog

Well, Congress seems to have heard the cries of the huddled masses of SMB’s around the country, and more PPP funding is (seemingly) on the way. Details aren’t finalized yet as of this writing, so I will have more to say on these matters in future weeks. Even these early signals are still very good news in my book … … Read More

Thomas Taylor, CPATommy Taylor’s Annual Holiday Prayer

Taylor’s Guide To Getting Tasks Done

Thomas Taylor, CPABlog

Maybe I’m writing this today because we’re very much feeling the end-of-year crunch here at Team Thomas Taylor, CPA. Really, we only have a few business days left before 2020 is in the rearview. Yes, my heart wants that to happen YESTERDAY, but my business brain wants it all. to. slow. down. Efficiency is on the brain for me. We … Read More

Thomas Taylor, CPATaylor’s Guide To Getting Tasks Done

The Cares Act, Chattanooga Business Owners, And Student Loan Repayment

Thomas Taylor, CPABlog

2021 is hurtling at us, isn’t it? May it ever come sooner. Well, except for this part: I’m here to remind you that while we can (and, often, do) do wonders with “after the fact” tax return information, the best work we can do for you and your Chattanooga business is to help you get ahead of the upcoming filing … Read More

Thomas Taylor, CPAThe Cares Act, Chattanooga Business Owners, And Student Loan Repayment

An Important PPP Loan Update For Chattanooga Business Owners

Thomas Taylor, CPABlog

There’s both good news (for some) and bad news (for many) as we round the corner into December. And I’m not talking about our culture, or politics, or sports, or anything like that. I’m talking about TAXES. I’ll start with the good news. This is applicable to some of my readers only, but it is nice news for Chattanooga business … Read More

Thomas Taylor, CPAAn Important PPP Loan Update For Chattanooga Business Owners

Tommy Taylor’s Reasons for Gratitude for 2020

Thomas Taylor, CPABlog

With all of the insanity of 2020, it seems a bit crazy (and a bit of a relief, to be frank) that we now find ourselves in Thanksgiving week in Chattanooga. I have some thoughts, which are perhaps a bit more meditative than normal, because of how this holiday works for tax accountants, especially this year. Because the personal and … Read More

Thomas Taylor, CPATommy Taylor’s Reasons for Gratitude for 2020

8 Important Steps for Chattanooga Non-Profits Before Year-End

Thomas Taylor, CPABlog

With the increased standard deduction this past year ($12,400 single, $24,800 married filing jointly, $18,650 head of household), some smaller charities began to see a decrease in donations. This year might be worse. Yes, I hate to be the one to say these things, but I’m also privy to the books and financials for a variety of Chattanooga businesses and … Read More

Thomas Taylor, CPA8 Important Steps for Chattanooga Non-Profits Before Year-End

The Seven Primary Tasks For Any Chattanooga Business Team

Thomas Taylor, CPABlog

A week past the election, and still plenty of disagreement about the results. That means this is another week where you have the opportunity for the other chumps out there to get massively distracted by the political war games … while you go about quietly building your Chattanooga business, your team, and your financial outcomes. Only you decide these things. … Read More

Thomas Taylor, CPAThe Seven Primary Tasks For Any Chattanooga Business Team

Keeping Your Chattanooga Business Focused During Distracting Times

Thomas Taylor, CPABlog

Apparently there’s some news happening around us in Chattanooga these days. I often use this space to share Hamilton County-specific, detailed information about PPP forgiveness, tax code updates, leadership and marketing strategy, expense reduction, and more — all essential topics for business owners and their teams here in Chattanooga, and beyond. I also like to speak directly, if you haven’t … Read More

Thomas Taylor, CPAKeeping Your Chattanooga Business Focused During Distracting Times