Black History Month reminds us to take a beat, acknowledge those who have laid a solid foundation for the betterment of our lives, and then move toward progressive change — taking with us all that we have learned, while continuing to fight those seemingly elusive battles.

As a black female…

They are everywhere you are

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Business licenses are an age-old compliance rule that local governments enforce on businesses in a specific area. Quite literally, business licenses are everywhere you are. They serve a few purposes; in larger municipalities, they are a revenue generator tied to gross receipts reporting. In smaller jurisdictions, licenses are regulatory fees…

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Your small business may not need a bookkeeper yet, and here is why.

Let’s go on a journey back to 1975. I’m talking pre-QuickBooks era, when the term ‘keeping the books’ actually meant managing the cash flow using a physical book of company transactions. At that point, bookkeeping, as a…

From a Sole Proprietorship to a Corporation

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I say it all the time, “Start your business where you want to be and not where you are.” What I mean is, if you think want your idea to be big, you will want to set your business up that way so that proper administrative habits can develop from…

What is it and do I have to do it?

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Let’s start with a basic definition. The IRS defines estimated tax as the method used to pay tax on income that is not subject to withholding. This income includes earnings from self-employment, interest, dividends, rents, and alimony. …

Shiloh Johnson

I am a CPA and founder of tech company ComplYant. My mission is to give orgs of all colors, shapes, and sizes access to accurate fiscal guidance.

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