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Scott Terry’s “Help Us to Remember” Holiday Prayer

Scott Terry’s “Help Us to Remember” Holiday Prayer

It's Monday the 20th, as I put this together, and many of our Houston Metro 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 pain for a...

How Your Houston Metro Business Can Fight Inflation

How Your Houston Metro 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 Houston Metro SMB Owners

Year-End Business Tax Strategy for Houston Metro SMB Owners

There are many of our clients for whom this time of year is like their version of the Super Bowl. Some Houston Metro 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 for all...

The Infrastructure Act and Your Houston Metro Business

The Infrastructure Act and Your Houston Metro 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 business...

Scott Terry’s Thoughts on Being Thankful in Difficulty

Scott Terry’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,...

Houston Metro Business Owners: Beware the Sales Tax Nexus

Houston Metro Business Owners: Beware the Sales Tax Nexus

If your Houston Metro 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...

TST Accounting, LLC’s Rundown of the 5 Basic Business Entity Types

TST Accounting, LLC’s Rundown of the 5 Basic Business Entity Types

The shape of your business affects your future and when I'm talking about the "shape," I of course am referring to your Houston Metro business entity type.Did you know that you CAN change that after the fact? Depending on which entity you are switching to, the process...

How Houston Metro Businesses Can Build a Quality Prospect List

How Houston Metro Businesses Can Build a Quality Prospect List

How’s your client/customer list faring these days?If you’re like every other business around you, you’ve got some churn happening. People move, change jobs, experience a shift in financial circumstances … the list goes on. Even in predictable economic times (remember...

Employee Retention Strategies for Proactive Houston Metro Bosses

Employee Retention Strategies for Proactive Houston Metro Bosses

Your employees are happy, right? They’re never going to leave you ... right?They’re not looking for another Houston Metro job ... uh ... right?You know what the answers are: Maybe, wrong, and I sure hope not.Sooner or later, the advantage will swing back to you, the...