Business Planning

Cornavirus: Working From Home

Cornavirus: Working From Home Might Become New Business Normal

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads, a business trend is accelerating along with it. It’s the rapid adoption of the virtual workforce. Companies have shut down most offices. Many workers have been told to hunker down at home and work virtually. Some workers are facing a large learning curve. Some will have to learn to perform their…
SBA “Paycheck Protection” Loan

SBA “Paycheck Protection” Loan Program under the CARES Act

As we work with our clients to navigate through today’s uncharted waters, I wanted to pass along any information that could help stabilize any small/mid-size company – Right Now. What You Need to Know about the SBA “Paycheck Protection” Loan Program under the CARES Act. Here is what you need to know and why you…

High Impact Manager Training Program added to our Arsenal

The High Impact Manager training process will prepare an organization’s mid and upper-level managers to handle over 90% of the challenges they will face as leaders in their companies.  It is a mixture of online and facilitated coursework that covers everything a manager needs to become more effective, efficient and has been proven to help…

Rick Cottrell, Voted Top Business Advisor in St. Louis, MO.

Rick Cottrell, CEO of, was just voted one of the top business advisors in St. Louis, MO. by the Small Business Monthly.  Says Rick, “Business owners realize they can’t go it alone to reach their goals. They need the right kind of planning and strategy from an experienced advisor to reach next level success.…
Meet Important Tax Deadlines to Avoid Unnecessary Fees and Penalties

Meet Important Tax Deadlines to Avoid Unnecessary Fees and Penalties

Paying your taxes once a year by April 15 is fine, when you work for someone else. However, this date is just one of many tax deadlines you must meet when you own a business. The types of taxes that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and your state government expects you to pay depends on…
Avoid These Red Flags That Can Trigger an IRS Audit

Avoid These Red Flags That Can Trigger an IRS Audit

As a small business owner, you have enough on your plate already without worrying about how to defend yourself should the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) decide to audit your return. When the IRS audits someone, whether an individual taxpayer or a business owner, that person bears the burden of proof for whatever the IRS is…




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