Denver Non-Profits Taxes – 10 Important Year-End Steps

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

Effective Advertising: How To Find It In Denver

As you may or may not already know, this is the final week before extended tax returns are due (Monday, October 16th is the due date this year), so we are working hard here in our Denver offices with those clients who placed an extension on their filing, to make sure...

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.

Tax Paperwork Checklist

We have many, many Denver, Colorado tax clients who have filed, have received refunds, telling us that they’ve never been more pleased…

Three More Questions To Consider in 2018 For Your Denver Small Business Plan

We are in that "calm before the storm" period before busy season begins in earnest for us, and it's a great time for us -- and for you, in my opinion -- to take stock. As we prepare for the increased activity and communication level that always comes this time of...

2017 Year-End Tax Strategies for Denver Business Owners With Tax Reform In Mind

The holidays are funny for Denver 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 holidays when...

A Story, and Tax Planning 2017 for Denver Businesses

Story time today. Here we are, with Q3 of 2017 in the rearview mirror, and it's amazing how quickly things move. (And, by the way, this reminds me: have you considered making further pro-active moves to minimize your taxes for this year? With a few months left in the...

Develop Your Denver Target Client With These 7 Important Traits

While we're on the subject of what's holding Denver business owners back... I wrote recently about how too many of my Denver small business owner clients don't allow themselves the gift of good delegation. It keeps them toiling along with minor tasks, while they could...

The Billionaire Mindset by Lou Arellano

More than being only bean counters or tax strategists for our Denver clients, we make it a point to study what works well for our most successful clients, and (with all confidentiality) pass along principles we've seen work in various businesses. On top of that, we...

Denver Small Business Debt Collection

How are things going for you? Is there something we can do to help your business during this final quarter of 2017? Do let me know. One nice way to make your quarter better is to get an infusion of cash. However, this is too often a rare occurrence. Too many Denver...

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!