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My Sierra Madre Small Business Health Quiz (Part 1)

My Sierra Madre Small Business Health Quiz (Part 1)

Last week, when I wrote my message to our Sierra Madre business clients, the biggest news was the second round of the PPP, and that expenses covered under the first round of it would be tax deductible.Has anything happened since then?Goodness, even just the "mere"...

Ultra Last Minute Tax Moves for Sierra Madre Businesses

Ultra Last Minute Tax Moves for Sierra Madre Businesses

It's going to take us many weeks to digest everything in this massive omnibus of a relief bill that the President signed on Sunday night.And with year-end barrelling at us (2021 is on FRIDAY), it's unlikely that we will be able to make substantive action on your...

Rodney Ross’ Annual Holiday Prayer

Rodney Ross’ Annual Holiday Prayer

Well, Congress seems to have heard the cries of the huddled masses of SMB's around the country, and more PPP funding is (seemingly) on the way.Details aren't finalized yet as of this writing, so I will have more to say on these matters in future weeks.Even these early...

Ross’ Guide To Getting Tasks Done

Ross’ Guide To Getting Tasks Done

Maybe I'm writing this today because we're very much feeling the end-of-year crunch here at Team Ross & Associates Accountancy Corp.Really, we only have a few business days left before 2020 is in the rearview. Yes, my heart wants that to happen YESTERDAY, but my...

Focus Training For Folks In Sierra Madre

Focus Training For Folks In Sierra Madre

Now that we're into June, it really does feel like summer is here. The air conditioning kicks in, the days are hotter ... and, if you're like me, "focus" becomes something I have to set myself towards. It doesn't just "happen" -- especially when the days are hot. It...

Instilling Financial Literacy For Kids In Sierra Madre

Instilling Financial Literacy For Kids In Sierra Madre

Memorial Day weekend can often feel a little disjointed. There we are with our burgers, our pools, our picnics -- all while we are supposedly remembering the sacrifice of so many thousands who laid down their lives in the line of duty for this country, and for the...

How To Manage Money For Sierra Madre Millennials

How To Manage Money For Sierra Madre Millennials

I'll tell you what... The month of May is beginning to look a lot like December. Definitely not because it's cold out there, but with so much "end of school year" stuff happening these days, from graduation parties (ranging from pre-k "graduations" all the way up...