3 Important Questions For Denver Small Business Owners To Answer In 2018

Now that we are into the first full work week of 2018, how are you feeling about your direction? We're here, and we're in your corner. I'd love a note from you about what you are hoping to accomplish during this year, and how we can be a resource to you as you do. As...

Ask For The Sale! Denver Business Owners Sales Psychology

I make it my goal in these weekly notes to pass along information which has proven useful to our firm and our more successful clients. I do this because we want to be a partner with you in helping you grow your Denver business. We're not marketing "gurus" around here,...

Lou Arellano’s 2017 Tax Document Checklist

Yes, the calendar reads 2018, but the IRS of course, is living in the past. As you probably know, we are now beginning the process of doing something we're pretty good at: effectively, legally, and ethically reporting our Denver clients' business financial doings to...

Get Stuff Done With Arellano’s Productivity Tactics

It's Cyber Monday, and as is my habit, this strategy note is being composed early in the week. Plenty to do this week, and gotta get ahead, after all. Did your Denver business run a sale for the holidays, or Cyber Monday or Black Friday? If not, you may have (ahem)...

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...

2018 Tax Reform Update And A Holiday Prayer from Lou

Unless something crazy happens this week, we have a new tax plan. If Congress-watchers are right, the House and Senate should vote to pass this new bill, and it will be signed by President Trump before Christmas. I'm writing this on Monday the 18th (a busy week is...

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...

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...

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...

The First Thing You Need To Do

That’s the LAST thing I want to do to you, but here’s what you CAN do right now: Set it as your personal goal to…

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!