The Coronavirus Impact On Business Around Chattanooga

I want to check in with you, because these are obviously unprecedented times for ALL of us. How are things going for your business right now? Shoot me back an email through the email button at the top of the page and let me know. (I should say from the outset that I’m sending this strategy note to all of … Read More

Thomas TaylorThe Coronavirus Impact On Business Around Chattanooga

Tax and Financial Advice For Chattanooga Business Owners Impacted By COVID-19

No, this is NOT just another “here’s what we’re doing about COVID-19” message. The time for that was last week. Every brand and their brother sent out those messages, and they lost their usefulness — right now, it’s a marketplace expectation that we’re all taking serious steps. Regardless of what you feel about this situation, or the governmental response to … Read More

Thomas TaylorTax and Financial Advice For Chattanooga Business Owners Impacted By COVID-19

How to Stop Wasting Time in your Chattanooga Business

With all of the talk of quarantines, panic, and medical opinions flying faster than sports takes, there are so many unique, emotional temptations for us to give into these days. First, there’s the fear. Clearly, I’m a tax accountant — not a doctor — so my advice here doesn’t mean much. Except that I AM a financial person … and … Read More

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Tommy’s thoughts on Employee Incentives for Small Business Owners

We work with lots of Chattanooga area businesses here, and as a result, I get a little crash course in my clients’ business practices. It’s a fantastic crash course for me and my team. And since I’m in the financial trenches with so many of them, I see lots of ways that team members are compensated. And it’s probably helpful … Read More

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Estate Planning For Chattanooga Business Owners

We’re rolling through busy season, and have begun to connect with many of our great Chattanooga clients. Already wrapped a few very elegant tax returns (if I do say so myself). One of my favorite things about this time of year is connecting with all of you, and getting updates, offering hope, and putting plans into place. And I’m glad … Read More

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My Chattanooga Small Business Health Quiz (Part 2)

Last week, I began asking you a series of questions, and I’d like you to thoughtfully consider the questions I’m asking, and send me back an email through the email button at the top of the page with YOUR answers. You don’t have to email back, of course … but please do consider these six issues as you work through … Read More

Thomas TaylorMy Chattanooga Small Business Health Quiz (Part 2)

My Chattanooga Small Business Health Quiz (Part 1)

Things are getting busier around Ye Olde Accountacy Shoppe (i.e. Thomas Taylor CPA) as more and more Chattanooga business owners are touching base to get on our calendar for the next few weeks. Will you join them? If so, great. You know how to find us. Let us know if we can help in any way. If not, why not? … Read More

Thomas TaylorMy Chattanooga Small Business Health Quiz (Part 1)

Five Tips To Build A Healthy Company Culture by Tommy Taylor

Like many Chattanooga business owners, you probably set some goals for 2020. So … hmmm … how are you doing on those? Based on data collected by Statistic Brain, 27.4 percent of people typically abandon their resolutions within a week. Within two weeks of January 1st, 31.6 percent of people will have ditched their goals. But maybe it isn’t just … Read More

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Tommy Taylor’s 2019 Personal Income Tax Documents List

So yes … you run a business. Which affords you some massive opportunities not available to Chattanooga wage employees on your PERSONAL taxes (depending, of course, on how everything is set up for you). So that likely means that you have a couple different tax returns to wade through each year (and maybe more, depending on the number of active … Read More

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Influence and Leadership In The Digital Age by Tommy Taylor

Here’s a truth that some Chattanooga entrepreneur-types HATE to acknowledge: uptight accountants are a useful bunch. One of the things we really like, btw, is getting AHEAD of the game for our Chattanooga clients. Which, regardless of your entity structure, means that I’d like to first inspire you towards communicating with my office as soon as possible about your taxes. … Read More

Thomas TaylorInfluence and Leadership In The Digital Age by Tommy Taylor