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TST Accounting, LLC’s 7 Keys to Lowering Shipping Costs

TST Accounting, LLC’s 7 Keys to Lowering Shipping Costs

Seen on Twitter this past weekend:Seems pretty typical with the way the IRS has operated over the past few years. If you’ve had any trouble with them processing anything of yours … well, that’s one explanation (and there are plenty more where that came...

Hiring a Consultant for Your Houston Metro Business

Hiring a Consultant for Your Houston Metro Business

Remembering and honoring Martin Luther King this week has me thinking once again about being a voice. It’s hard not to get inspired listening to the iconic words of the famous I Have a Dream speech (if you’ve never listened to the entire speech, it’s worth...

Mastering Your Houston Metro Business Phone Answering

Mastering Your Houston Metro Business Phone Answering

How is your year starting out? We’re into week 2 of 2023 … would love to hear back from you on what are the challenges you’re facing in your Houston Metro business finances right now.Relatedly, what are your customer service goals for this year?One customer relations...

Accepting Crypto Payments in Your Houston Metro Business

Accepting Crypto Payments in Your Houston Metro Business

First of all, congratulations on making it through 2022. Pat on the back for sticking with it through the very real ups and the challenging lows. Many of our Houston Metro clients went through the wringer … others had their best year yet.From a personal standpoint, I...

Federal Spending Impact on Houston Metro Businesses

Federal Spending Impact on Houston Metro Businesses

I don’t know about you, but after the holidays (and I hope yours were filled with good things and happy times with loved ones), I’m always a bit tapped out on the spending. But in true governmental fashion, Uncle Sam is piling it on. Seems like Congress missed...

Succession Planning Strategy For Houston Metro Business Owners

Succession Planning Strategy For Houston Metro Business Owners

The 2022 clock is almost at midnight.An end to a still somewhat crazy year — “the crazy” seems like our new normal, post-2020, am I right? There were a lot of challenges this year and they were … exhausting. Keeping up with the changes and adjusting to the economic...

Terry’s 8 “Right Now” Business Tax Moves

Terry’s 8 “Right Now” Business Tax Moves

Ready for some yuletide cheer? Inflation might have hit its peak this year. So say the “experts.” That particular category of people hasn’t exactly covered itself with glory of late … so, we’ll see how that actually plays out for businesses in the coming...

Employee Gifts: Some Ideas for Houston Metro Business Owners

Employee Gifts: Some Ideas for Houston Metro Business Owners

Time is counting down until the year is up and your tax impact opportunity window closes.And even if this is the busiest (and perhaps most profitable) part of the year for your Houston Metro business, opening up a little space in your calendar to talk about some...

The New Congress and Your Houston Metro Business

The New Congress and Your Houston Metro Business

This time of year means big things for Houston Metro businesses like yours… and big-red-bow-on-top opportunities thanks to the post-Thanksgiving, pre-Christmas buying euphoria. Early indicators are that this has been a tepid start to the consumer holiday season,...

Our (Early) End of Year Checklist for Houston Metro Businesses

Our (Early) End of Year Checklist for Houston Metro Businesses

When I think about the holiday season, I think "calm before the storm." That's because in my profession, once mid-December hits, we're scrambling to handle EOY matters. And then when the new year strikes, we're holding our breath for a few weeks ... and then tax...