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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My Salt Lake County Small Business Health Quiz (Part 2)

Let's start today with a couple questions I've been getting here at Utah Real Estate Accountants from  small business owners about the second round of the PPP, and some of the new provisions of the recent bill that affect businesses.If I received the first PPP,...

Salt Lake County Non-Profits Taxes – 10 Important Year-End Steps

We deal with all kinds of businesses and organizations around here at Team Utah Real Estate Accountants. And while I often address "for profit" organizations with these notes, many of those same strategies (cost controls, marketing, growth, management) apply equally...

Use These Financial Reports For Business Decisions By Janet Behm

Just in time for the weekend, the IRS issued Friday-evening guidance about the overly-hyped (at first) payroll tax "holiday".There was initial hope that this might be a great shot-in-the-arm for Salt Lake County businesses and employees, but given how the thing is...

Thank You For Making The 2019 Tax Season Our Best Ever

Here we are, and "tax season" is behind us.But the truth is that tax season actually never ends for us. We just get a little less busy. But what a 2019 tax season it was.Thank you so much for your trust, and for allowing us to walk with you during such a sensitive and...

2018 Tax Season Reflections From A Salt Lake County Tax Professional

As I write, it's the day before tax day (which is Tuesday the 17th), and we are pushing hard during this final stretch. The phone is ringing off the hook, and my email inbox is overflowing. Another year, another tax day in Salt Lake County. In all seriousness, today...

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...

The Role Of The Salt Lake County Business Owner

We just finished all of the extended returns for our business owner clients, and today I'm feeling particularly grateful.Because over the past few weeks and months, I've been reminded of how important our work is. Not because "taxes and accounting" are inherently...

Influence and Leadership In The Digital Age by Janet Behm

Here's a truth that some entrepreneur-types HATE to acknowledge: uptight accountants are a useful bunch.One of the things we really like, btw, is getting AHEAD of the game for our business clients.Which, regardless of your entity structure, means that I'd like to...

Thank You Salt Lake County Small Businesses

Lifting my heavily-lidded eyes to peer up through the haze of government forms and procedures, I peek at the calendar, which today says: July.And we are still doing tax work.This year has been insane. Yet we have had the PRIVILEGE to walk alongside you through major...

Mapping Out Your Salt Lake County Prospective Customers’ Experience

Hopefully, you aren't too locked into national news, stock market jitters, trade wars, etc. As a Salt Lake County business owner you've gotta keep your head in your own particular game.But you must know this: with all the gloom out there, our mutual customers are...

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!