How To Approach Bigger Business Players In Chattanooga or Your Niche

Local Chattanooga business owner to local Chattanooga business owner(though you might actually be out of the area — but this still applies), I want to remind you of something that you probably already know: With the election just one month away, the world is SWIMMING in conflict and negativity. And you need to be serious and proactive about protecting yourself … Read More

Thomas TaylorHow To Approach Bigger Business Players In Chattanooga or Your Niche

5 Business Mistakes That Can Be Fatal by Tommy Taylor

All the political people are arguing over taxes, and my inner geek smiles. (By the way, if YOU want to argue about the tax issues, here’s a good explainer article to start with before you make big declarations about the tax issues involved.) Because I’m not really interested in arguing over these things, to be honest — at least in … Read More

Thomas Taylor5 Business Mistakes That Can Be Fatal by Tommy Taylor

Identifying Your Target Prospect by Tommy Taylor

With the business deadline (9/15) behind us, we’re in tax planning season. Though the IRS (and Congress) haven’t yet definitively made a statement about it (that we know of), here at Thomas Taylor CPA we are operating according to the fact that the filing deadline is going to be April 15th, 2021 for 2020 taxes. But this actually has nothing … Read More

Thomas TaylorIdentifying Your Target Prospect by Tommy Taylor

Struggling Chattanooga Businesses Be Careful With Price Reductions

Here we are, with Q3 of 2020 in the rearview mirror, THANK GOODNESS. Only one more quarter left in this 2020 donkey — but it’s going to be an eventful one. I get asked a bunch by Chattanooga clients and friends what I think the markets will do, and the only thing I can really say is “expect the unexpected”. … Read More

Thomas TaylorStruggling Chattanooga Businesses Be Careful With Price Reductions

About That PPP Forgiveness Application for Chattanooga Businesses

I have a few quick-hit things to cover today. The first of which relates to some timing issues. Labor Day is behind us (though many of my Chattanooga business owner friends and clients don’t really take time off for that). (You can’t really take a vacation in the same way when you are where the buck stops. Because, well, you … Read More

Thomas TaylorAbout That PPP Forgiveness Application for Chattanooga Businesses

Use These Financial Reports For Business Decisions By Tommy Taylor

Just in time for the weekend, the IRS issued Friday-evening guidance about the overly-hyped (at first) payroll tax “holiday”. There was initial hope that this might be a great shot-in-the-arm for Chattanooga businesses and employees, but given how the thing is structured, and the limitations of executive action (i.e. it takes a Congressional order for taxes to actually be “forgiven”), … Read More

Thomas TaylorUse These Financial Reports For Business Decisions By Tommy Taylor

How Your Chattanooga Company Can Do More With Less Time

If you didn’t get a chance to do this before, would you shoot me back a quick note through the email button at the top of the page? I’d like to hear from you… How are things going for your Chattanooga business right now? I’d like to get just a few sentences about what you are working on right now, … Read More

Thomas TaylorHow Your Chattanooga Company Can Do More With Less Time

How Chattanooga Businesses Get More Done With Less Time

Would you shoot me a note? How are things going for your Chattanooga business right now? Doesn’t have to be long … just a little status update, is all. There might be some things we can do to help, if needed (or traps we can help you avoid if things are rolling along well). From what I’m seeing, the rolling, … Read More

Thomas TaylorHow Chattanooga Businesses Get More Done With Less Time

How Chattanooga Businesses Can Market More Effectively In This New Normal

I have some ideas for Chattanooga small business owners to chew on today about how to connect more clearly and deeply with your clients and prospects, but before I get there, some news: There is still no word about automatic PPP forgiveness for smaller loans (under $150K), and Congress is having trouble coming to an agreement on a host of … Read More

Thomas TaylorHow Chattanooga Businesses Can Market More Effectively In This New Normal

PPP Forgiveness Reminders For Chattanooga Businesses

Doing business in the summer of 2020 sure ain’t easy. I have Chattanooga clients all over the spectrum — some whose businesses are on their last legs because of social restrictions and lockdowns, some who are hanging steady, and some who have found ways to grow. Many have taken advantage of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), and I will be … Read More

Thomas TaylorPPP Forgiveness Reminders For Chattanooga Businesses