For Small Businesses

What our Clients are saying

Most of my adult life I have enjoyed being an entrepreneur. There have been good years, challenging years and amazingly successful years. I’ve learned a lot about business simply by being in business. But, it wasn’t until I started engaging Utah Real Estate Accountants, that I discovered the priceless value of an accounting firm that understands business.Janet has helped me focus on goals and outcomes, “the difference that makes the difference”. More than ever, I am putting my attention and resources into those actions that will produce the biggest return. Until I found the “Super Accountant”, I had no idea what I was missing. You owe it to your business and your life…get the accounting firm that understands business. – Sterling Anderson, Realtor®

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Get Stuff Done With Behm’s Productivity Tactics

It's Cyber Monday, and as is my habit, this strategy note is being composed early in the week. Plenty to do this week, and gotta get ahead, after all. Did your Salt Lake County business run a sale for the holidays, or Cyber Monday or Black Friday? If not, you may have...

Dear Salt Lake County Business Owner, Let’s Talk Before Tax Season

In light of the festivities last week surrounding the 4th of July, I asked you a simple question: Are you achieving the independence you want in your Salt Lake County business? But there's another side to this question that you should consider, and it is this: Have...

Let’s Talk About Your Business…

See, relative to their income, the rich are frugal. They save and invest. They spend less than 65% of their take-home pay on day-to-day expenses.

The Most Likely Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail In Salt Lake County

It's always been hard-scrapping for small business owners in Salt Lake County. We've all heard the old adage: At least 85% and maybe as high as 98% of new small businesses fail before they hit the five year mark. That rate may have been even higher over the past...

Increase Profits For Your Salt Lake County Business With Effective Compensation Strategies

We're still waiting on Congress to reconcile the different tax reform plans passed by the House and the Senate, but we do know a couple of things. First, it looks pretty certain that you're not going to be able to deduct your state and local income taxes in 2018. Both...

How Money Works For Salt Lake County Business Owners (Part 1)

Sometimes it feels like all we face is turmoil. And this feeling is not restricted to those Salt Lake County businesses who survive "month-to-month". Even the best-capitalized among us can get trapped by the ever-increasing cycle of impending doom. This is especially...

Financial Behaviors For Salt Lake County Business Owners (Part 2)

For many Salt Lake County business owners, the Memorial Day weekend is sometimes one that can feel a little lonely. While many of those around you are floating on a boat with a fishing pole in the water, or firing up the backyard grill, there you are in the office or...

2017 Year-End Tax Strategies for Salt Lake County Business Owners With Tax Reform In Mind

The holidays are funny for Salt Lake County business owners. And, I must tell you, especially so for tax professionals like me. Every year, Congress delivers updates to the tax code, seemingly at the very last minute, so my staff and I are often working over the...

Janet Behm’s Four Keys To Smarter Interview Questions

Firstly, with the advent of technology like Google's new "Duplex" system, it's going to reach a point (sooner than we realize) that Salt Lake County businesses like yours -- and mine -- will have less use for employees that are mere "order takers" or who don't engage...

Janet Behm’s 2017 Tax Document Checklist

Yes, the calendar reads 2018, but the IRS of course, is living in the past. As you probably know, we are now beginning the process of doing something we're pretty good at: effectively, legally, and ethically reporting our Salt Lake County clients' business financial...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.

But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!