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Thank You For Making The 2019 Tax Season Our Best Ever

Here we are, and "tax season" is behind us.But the truth is that tax season actually never ends for us. We just get a little less busy. But what a 2019 tax season it was.Thank you so much for your trust, and for allowing us to walk with you during such a sensitive and...

Tracking Your Key Business Metrics For Your Long Island Company

Oh, you thought that since March Madness is over that I wouldn't shoehorn another metaphor? You thought wrongly.I'm here with some ideas for how you and your Long Island business should be "keeping score" today. (See what I did there? ... um ... because in sports you...

Four Key Steps For Effective Customer Care By Frantz Pierre-Louis

As "customer service" goes, I can guarantee that you (and YOUR customers too, btw) have multiple stories of Long Island businesses or organizations that have massively bungled the encounter.For instance, anyone who calls the IRS directly -- instead of having someone...

How to Eliminate Workplace Gossip in Long Island Businesses

I'm going to step away from tax land today, and put on my business coaching hat.But don't get me wrong -- we are diligently working through many of our Long Island business owner client files and getting a significant thrill from being able to help so many of our...

What Success Looks Like In Reality For Long Island Businesses

Lots of email responses and activity were prompted by last week's note on the new 20% deduction for pass-through entities (if you didn't get it or missed it, shoot me a note by clicking the email button at the top of the page and I'll forward it along), and we're...

Frantz Pierre-Louis’ Updated Tax Preparation Checklist for 2019

Tax season 2019 is inexorably moving forward. We now have less than two months before personal federal taxes are due. Which, of course, means that it's time to get started if you haven't yet done so already.I'm here today with a large checklist that you can work from,...

Can I Take the Section 199A Deduction For My Long Island Business?

Lots of business owners have been contacting us of late, as we've developed a bit of a reputation around the Long Island area for helping business owners save a bundle on their taxes.And many of the business owners in Long Island that we've talked to have a similar...