Edward M. Gardner PC CPA on Managing Small Business Loan Options

Edward M. Gardner PC CPA on Managing Small Business Loan Options

The big, emergency SBA loan programs for small businesses (like yours) that were launched (PPP) and expanded (EIDL) over the last couple of years are moving back from the radar or wrapping up.That said, there are still great options for funding your Harris County...
4 Year End Tax Strategies for Harris County Businesses

4 Year End Tax Strategies for Harris County Businesses

Before I dive into some year end tax strategies Harris Countybusiness owners can and should be making, I want to address some rumors and misinformation about the SALT workarounds that are available to some of our clients (though not all).Essentially, 22 states (as of...
Edward Gardner’s “Help Us to Remember” Holiday Prayer

Edward Gardner’s “Help Us to Remember” Holiday Prayer

It’s Monday the 20th, as I put this together, and many of our Harris County clients and friends are gearing up for a very different kind of holiday week.I’m very aware that while the holidays are a time of joy for many, they are just as often a time of...
How Your Harris County Business Can Fight Inflation

How Your Harris County Business Can Fight Inflation

Whether you like it or not, you’ve most likely found yourself in a fight against inflation. Somebody hikes prices on your supplier and suddenly your supplier has no choice but to increase the price on you. Then you have no choice but to raise the price on your...
Year-End Business Tax Strategy for Harris County SMB Owners

Year-End Business Tax Strategy for Harris County SMB Owners

There are many of our clients for whom this time of year is like their version of the Super Bowl. Some Harris County businesses are earning 30-50% (or more) of their yearly revenue in this one month.Others … well, this is a normal month — except of course...
The Infrastructure Act and Your Harris County Business

The Infrastructure Act and Your Harris County Business

Blink, and we’re already into December.Which also means… 2022 is right around the corner.Are you ready?The reason I put this so starkly is that you and I have less than 30 days left to make a tangible difference on your taxes (business or personal).For your...
Edward Gardner’s Thoughts on Being Thankful in Difficulty

Edward Gardner’s Thoughts on Being Thankful in Difficulty

“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” I think we can agree that Charles Dickens’s famous lines ring true when looking back at 2020 and 2021 (though “best” might seem like a stretch).With employees shifting their worlds to make room for new priorities,...
Harris County Business Owners: Beware the Sales Tax Nexus

Harris County Business Owners: Beware the Sales Tax Nexus

If your Harris County business sells a lot online, then we’re coming into the most wonderful time of the year.And this year, your customers will probably shop your website (and elsewhere online) EARLY in order to bypass all those supply-chain snafus. Cha-ching for...