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The Three Biggest Changes to Tax Law in 2018 That Affect You Today

Nov 16, 2018 11:04:00 AM / by CSI Accounting Staff posted in small business taxes, small business accounting, small business operations

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Tax law isn’t static; it’s constantly changing. Deductions that were available last year aren’t available this year, the amount you can deduct changes, and there are even changes in how dependents work for deductions. We’re asked all the time about this, so here’s what you need to know about the three biggest changes to tax deductions in 2018.

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How Too Much Profitability Can Hurt Your Business

Oct 30, 2018 11:12:00 AM / by CSI Accounting Staff posted in small business taxes, small business bookkeeping, small business accounting, small business operations

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You’ve grown your business, you take pride in a satisfied customer base, and you have increased profitability year after year -- what’s the problem with that? As the poet Biggie Smalls once so eloquently rapped, “Mo' money, mo' problems.” While it’s obviously the goal to succeed as a business, here’s how too much profitability can hurt your business -- and where you can get the help you need.

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Why Doing Your Own Payroll is a Huge Mistake

Oct 24, 2018 7:02:00 AM / by Bret Asmussen posted in small business payroll, small business accounting, small business operations

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When you own a small business, it is imperative that you find ways to save money wherever you can. It’s not a matter of want; it’s a matter of need. You take pride in doing your own sales, your own customer service, heck, you might even shovel your own driveway. That’s why it makes perfect sense to do your own payroll right? Maybe not. Here’s why it’s a waste of time to sit in front of a blank spreadsheet with your head in your hands. 

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Many Strengths. One Goal. CSI, PASBA, and You.

Sep 11, 2018 6:30:59 PM / by CSI Accounting Staff posted in small business payroll, small business accounting, small business operations

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CSI is a proud member of the Professional Association of Small Business Accountants, or PASBA. CSI Accounting & Payroll has won several prestigious PASBA awards including Small Business Accounting Firm of the Year and PASBA's 2018 Lifetime Achievement award. Here is a short video that highlights the PASBA model and how its service and price model for accounting, bookkeeping, tax, consulting, and payroll provides tangible benefits, especially for small business owners:

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CSI Accounting & Payroll Wins National Award

May 23, 2018 11:21:55 AM / by Brian Paulson posted in small business payroll, small business accounting, small business operations

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It has been a privilege to help many wonderful Minnesota small businesses reach their goals and grow their companies. Your success has given CSI owner, Brian Paulson, the platform to help other accounting and payroll firms come up with better ways to serve their clients through his work with the Professional Association of Small Business Accountants (PASBA).

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5 New Year's Resolutions for Your Small Business

Dec 28, 2017 8:48:00 AM / by CSI Accounting Staff posted in small business taxes, small business accounting

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2018 is almost here, and it’s time to make New Year’s resolutions. In addition to your personal resolutions, it’s a great time to set smart goals for your professional life too.

Looking for inspiration? Here are five of our favorite small business resolutions for 2018.

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Best Accounting Advice of 2017

Dec 21, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by CSI Accounting Staff posted in small business taxes, small business accounting

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3 Factors to Consider in Your 2018 Budget

Dec 15, 2017 8:41:05 AM / by CSI Accounting Staff posted in small business taxes, small business accounting

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It’s almost the new year. Before the holidays hit, make sure you’re ready for it by setting your budget for 2018.

Wondering where to start? These tips will help you set up a budget that meets your needs and will put you on track towards profit and growth.

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How to Close Your Books (the Right Way)

Dec 7, 2017 8:31:46 AM / by CSI Accounting Staff posted in small business taxes, small business accounting

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At minimum, you’re probably closing out your books once a year. This is a necessary part of preparing to file your taxes, and it’s important to make sure that transactions are recorded in the right place at the end of each year.

However, most businesses close out their books every month. If you’re thinking about making the switch, here are three advantages of a monthly routine.

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Holiday Bonus Guide for Small Business Owners

Nov 30, 2017 7:57:00 AM / by CSI Accounting Staff posted in small business taxes, small business accounting

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Many companies use holiday bonuses to reward high-performing employees, increase morale, and boost retention. However, bonus types and amounts vary across the board. For small business owners, it can be especially challenging to figure out a bonus schedule that accomplishes your goals at a price you can afford.

Wondering how to fit in holiday bonuses this year? Use the guide below to learn more about the different types of bonuses that employers commonly give out, and to find the type that's right for you. If you have more questions, your accounting firm can help you develop a plan that meets your goals for a price you can afford.

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