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...

Three Easy Ways for Denver Business Owners to Develop Delegation Skills

The corporation deadline for Denver businesses is behind us, and we're taking a big breath around here (while still focusedly working through personal tax returns as well). Apparently, there are basketball games being played.  Not that we would know much about that....

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...

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...

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)...

A Denver Business Owner’s Simple Plan For Dealing With Angry Customers

Even in the middle of the intensity of the busy tax filing season in Denver, we occasionally become the target for somebody's frustration. Over the years, and especially when things are busy and stressful, we've had to learn about how to best handle matters when a...

What Are My Chances of Getting Audited? 11 Tips For Denver Small Businesses

On March 15th, 2018, Subchapter S Corporation (S-corps, for short), have their tax returns due. We're already on top of things for our Denver clients, but this is a quick reminder to you to make sure that we've communicated, and that your books don't contain any...

Build A Brand In Denver And Do It Well

As I write this, the Senate has passed their version of the tax reform bill, and now we wait for the final version of the bill. But here's the big number: Four weeks. Apparently, Congress thinks it can enact a dramatic overhaul of the law, adding substantial new...

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...

5 Effective Marketing Tips For Your Denver Small Business

Have you noticed that traditional styles of advertising are getting more and more stale? That's because the online world has torn down so many different barriers that we don't realize how much has changed, until we take a look at the real numbers. And across many...

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!