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Let’s be honest, if you’re like most small to midsize business owners, you’re primarily focused on your customers and providing state-of-the-art service… Not keeping up with the latest laws and regulations impacting worker relations or updating your employee policies and documents. However, what you may find of lesser importance now may come back to haunt...

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By now, we are sure that you have heard about it on the news, or maybe have seen it during your weekly grocery run, empty shelves in supermarkets across the country. The omicron wave, supply chain issues, and extreme weather conditions have strained several major grocers, and this crisis is starting to hit businesses everywhere...

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Tell us if this doesn’t feel familiar…. Frequently, it feels as though everyone in their field of profession is berating you for doing something the “wrong way”. The “wrong way” – according to them. You’re “wrong” because you don’t utilize a specific type of accounting software, you’re “wrong” because you do your own bookeeping, etc....

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Take a moment and briefly visualize that you are back in your last season of high school frantically preparing for college.  Where this ‘new’ and ‘exciting’ phase of your life curbs your enthusiasm and instead blinds you with it’s high price tag. As I recall back to this point of my life, I distinctly remember...

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What are your long-term reasons for doing everything that you do? What are you hoping to accomplish? In a professional and career sense, we are all generally looking for new ways to expand our knowledge, sharpen our skill sets, and establish financial stability. But have you given much thought to your legacy? While you may...

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As an employer, you face significant responsibilities when it comes to those who work for you; and doing your best to not only adapt, but support your team, through constantly changing work environments doesn’t make it that much easier. The truth is, you’re not alone in carrying this heavy weight – we’re all still trying...

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With 2021 behind us and tax season right around the corner, now is the time business owners start booking their appointments to meet with CPA’s to work on and submit their tax returns. The natural expectation here is that your accountant files on time and works diligently to lower their clients tax exposure and avoid...

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Resumes have been around for a long time – centuries actually – and were created to provide a quick and efficient method for hiring managers to estimate whether a specific individual might be a good fit for a position. However, judging the value of an individual based on a one-sided document provides limited perspective and...

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Those who are self employed usually face specific challenges when trying to secure funding for their personal endeavors. Due to a lack of a steady paycheck and/or inconsistent income, lenders may feel more resistant to loaning the necessary funds. For this reason, lenders will typically ask for a greater amount of documentation to determine whether...

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Trying to find investors and articulate your vision at a strong enough level to fund your growth is not easy. It requires first-rate patience, thick skin and visible confidence. Whether your fundraising efforts began before or after the Covid-19 pandemic changed our world, one thing is certain: we all face a new style of meetings....

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The New Year: a time for reflection, self-realizations, and new resolutions.  This annual calendar event inspires a new beginning, where individuals evaluate their work goals and energize their career while also working toward personal development. If you are wondering how to make 2022 the year to take the next step in your career and personal...

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There are numerous doubts, fears, and questions that go into starting and running a business.  However, within this realm of uncertainty you know one thing will always be certain: you will have to pay business taxes. If you have ever seen the consequential effects of not keeping tax compliant, you understand how critical it is...

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If you own or manage a small business, you know running it requires a great deal of time and money. A simple way to boost your profits is to make sure you are taking all the deductions you are entitled to on your tax return. This can lower your taxable income while enabling you to...

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As the end of the year rolls around and you prepare for 2022, it’s critical that you stay up to date on all applicable laws and regulations. From tax filing, taxability, to finalizing 2021 payroll activities and setting compensation/benefits for next year, there is a lot to consider when closing out the year.  Even if...

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As a consumer, how much of your purchasing decision is influenced by both the positive and negative reviews of others? Without a doubt, the internet has globally connected people in more ways than we ever thought possible, and online reviews now have the power to make or break an establishment, drive a product to the...

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Today is not a day to worry about your calendar and your to-do list; it’s a day to unplug cherish time with your family and friends. From our team to yours, we wish you all a wonderful and happy Thanksgiving. In light of today, our MCDA CCG team also want to express our appreciation for...

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When your business has an established online presence, your website traffic serves as one of most significant key performance indicators. Higher website traffic builds a higher number of audience awareness, prompts inquiries and generates more sales. Also, repeat visits from the same individuals exhibit repeat customers.  However, when you notice that your website traffic suddenly...