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Learn about the Paid Time Off Law in Illinois for 2024—exceptions, major changes, and when employees can take PTO.

What You Need to Know About the 2024 Paid Time Off Law in Illinois

Are you ready for some important information about the new paid time off (PTO) law in Illinois? Well, you've come to the right place! Effective...

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Don't get stuck in the past—discover the top trends for small businesses in 2024.

The Top Trends for Small Businesses in 2024

Are you ready to dive into the future of small businesses? Today, we're here to bring you the top trends you can expect to see in 2024. Cybersecurity...

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Business insurance is crucial for protecting your livelihood and ensuring financial stability.

Why is Business Insurance Important?

Running a business is an exhilarating journey filled with challenges and triumphs. You pour your heart and soul into building something from the...

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identify and eliminate unnecessary expenses in your small business.

Trimming the Fat: Identify and Eliminate Unnecessary Expenses

Running a small business is a constant exercise in balancing growth with financial responsibility. Every dollar counts and identifying areas where...

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Getting insurance from an accounting firm streamlines your financial management, improves communication, and ensures accurate coverage for your business needs.

Why get insurance from an accounting firm?

One of the first questions that comes to mind when considering insurance from an accounting firm is “why choose this option over a traditional...

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Update: BOI reporting requirements for your business

Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) Reporting Update

As we close Q1 we wanted to provide an update on this new reporting requirement as required by FINRA. Recently, a federal district court in Alabama...

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Understand its benefits, requirements, and cost-saving potential of Worker's Compensation Insurance.

What is Workers' Compensation?

At its core, workers' compensation protects employees from injuries and illnesses that occur while working at their place of employment. Regardless...

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Kaizen CPAs team members celebrate their participation in VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo 2024.

KAIZEN CPAs Attends VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo

We had an amazing time at this year's VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo, an event for Automotive Professionals! Our team had the opportunity to connect...

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Understand your balance sheet and make informed decisions for your business.

The Importance of Understanding the Financial Statement Balance Sheet

Understanding the ins and outs of the financial statement balance sheet can seem daunting. Whether you're a business owner or simply interested in...

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Pass through entity taxation cans save business owners thousands.

Understanding Pass-Through Entity Taxation: Save Thousands in Taxes

Pass-through entity taxation is a concept that might sound complex at first, but it's actually a game-changer for small business owners. In this...

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Learn key tips and strategies to maximize your profit when selling a small business.

What to know before selling a small business

Are you thinking about selling your business? If retirement is on your horizon, you're not alone. At one time, many small business owners are...

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Boost sales and revenue for your small business with these 5 powerful strategies.

5 Tips to Increase Sales and Revenue for Small Businesses

Sustainable small business growth doesn't happen by chance. The most successful business owners clearly define their goals, create a plan, actively...

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