Read MoreWith 2018 in full swing, the business community is waiting to see what sort of fallout comes from the new tax reform bill.While the benefits of the tax bill have been signed and presidentially sealed, the political world's influence on the business realm never ends. Business owners are often too busy running their companies to keep up with shifting political debate.This uncertainty ends up being more of a distraction than anything else, complicating the already delicate task of long-term financial planning.Many business owners have a set routine when it comes to tax planning. Most entrepreneurs rely on their income to pay the bills, but unexpected consequences of the tax reform bill could throw them for a loop. A little bit of preparation could make a world of difference, though.
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This is the core of what we do. How we do it is by creating the alternative employment model for the future of finance and accounting work. We are accelerating the mass migration to the freelance economy by providing freelance finance professionals with the independence and autonomy they crave, along with the consistent income they seek (their number 1 pain point!). In doing so, we are disrupting the $150Bn accounting industry; how freaking cool is that?Read More
It’s almost 2018. As you look back on the year, what promises did you make yourself, your employees, and your customers?
- We’re finally going to track all our top metrics monthly.
- We are going to look at our budget more than once a year.
- I’m going to change sales incentives to better align with our target customers.
- We are going to surprise and delight our customers this year.
- We will re-evaluate all our marketing spend.
These are only a small fraction of the long list of things founders and managers are hoping for at the start of a new year. If you did in fact tackle all your 2017 resolutions, we are impressed. Most don’t.
Whether you’re a multi-million dollar company or solopreneur, we hear the same woes and challenges year after year. Time and money… Money and time. Like a broken record.Read More
Companies all over the world are scrambling during the last few weeks and months of the year to review and understand what their financial, marketing, customer, [insert multitude of other sources] data is telling them. This year-end sprint is not the way to grow and sustain a successful business. And, if you're only diving deep into your data once a year, you could be slowly killing your business.
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Dear friends of Paro,
Thanksgiving is the absolute best holiday for food: roasted turkey, creamed spinach, fresh-out-of-the-oven rolls, mashed potatoes... Even the cranberry sauce is amazing. (Mouth watering yet? Mine is.) But, in anticipation of Thursday’s feast, I often forget to think about what I have to be thankful for, especially when it comes to the professional side of my life. I’ve learned a lot these last two years starting and leading Paro… things like: it is so important to celebrate small wins, to take a moment to acknowledge a colleague, or to pause and reflect.
So here it goes… my post-pause reflection.Read More
Paro’s end-of-year tax guide and checklist provides a detailed account of every must-have item for your business this coming tax season, as well as an in-depth approach to what successful businesses have been doing year round to mitigate their tax liability come end-of-year. There are a variety of things you can be doing to prepare your business for tax season, and Paro's tax experts know how to find the solution that’s best for your company.Read More