Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for Your Columbia, MD area Business Work Goals in 2018

work goals

Happy New Year! It’s time to turn the page… If you’ve been paying attention, I’ve been diving pretty deep into the new tax regime under which we are NOW operating. What will be interesting to see is the *actual* technical guidance from the IRS about all of these changes, as well as the “technical corrections” that will inevitably come (these are par … Read More

Rajiv MahajanKey Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for Your Columbia, MD area Business Work Goals in 2018

2017 Year-End Tax Strategies for Columbia, MD area Business Owners With Tax Reform In Mind

Tax Strategies

The holidays are funny for Columbia, MD area 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 others are not. But you get this, I imagine. There are … Read More

Rajiv Mahajan2017 Year-End Tax Strategies for Columbia, MD area Business Owners With Tax Reform In Mind

2018 Tax Reform Update And A Holiday Prayer from Rajiv

holiday prayer

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 ahead!), and I’ve already spent some time digging into the changes … and … Read More

Rajiv Mahajan2018 Tax Reform Update And A Holiday Prayer from Rajiv

Increase Profits For Your Columbia, MD area Business With Effective Compensation Strategies

Increase Profits

We’re still waiting on Congress to reconcile the different tax reform plans passed by the House and the Senate, but we do know a couple things. First, it looks pretty certain that you’re not going to be able to deduct your state and local income taxes in 2018. Both the House and Senate bills kill this deduction. This means that if you … Read More

Rajiv MahajanIncrease Profits For Your Columbia, MD area Business With Effective Compensation Strategies

Build A Brand In Columbia, MD area And Do It Well

Build A Brand

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 legislation governing pass-through businesses and multinational corporations, in only four weeks without … Read More

Rajiv MahajanBuild A Brand In Columbia, MD area And Do It Well

Get Stuff Done With Mahajan’s Productivity Tactics

Get Stuff Done

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 Columbia, MD area business run a sale for the holidays, or Cyber Monday or Black Friday? If not, you may have (ahem) missed out on some great selling opportunities. The days are … Read More

Rajiv MahajanGet Stuff Done With Mahajan’s Productivity Tactics

Thanksgiving Week Reflections From A Columbia, MD area Business Owner

thanksgiving week

It’s a slower week, here in Shalini Gupta & Associates, PA World. Yes, it’s crazy (and a bit of a relief, to be frank) that we now find ourselves in Thanksgiving week. And I have some thoughts, which are perhaps a bit more meditative than normal, because of how this holiday works for tax professionals. The December holidays are wonderful, … Read More

Rajiv MahajanThanksgiving Week Reflections From A Columbia, MD area Business Owner

5 Effective Marketing Tips For Your Columbia, MD area Small Business

effective marketing

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 different Columbia, MD area businesses that friends of mine own, in many different industries, … Read More

Rajiv Mahajan5 Effective Marketing Tips For Your Columbia, MD area Small Business

Columbia, MD area Non-Profits Taxes – 10 Important Year-End Steps

non-profits taxes

We deal with all kinds of businesses and organizations around here at Team Shalini Gupta & Associates, PA. And while I often address “for profit” organizations with these notes, many of those same strategies (cost controls, marketing, growth, management) apply equally to those who are organized as “non profits”. And in this instance, I’m addressing my non-profit friends, but as … Read More

Rajiv MahajanColumbia, MD area Non-Profits Taxes – 10 Important Year-End Steps

The Billionaire Mindset by Rajiv Mahajan

billionaire mindset

More than being only bean counters or tax strategists for our Columbia, MD area 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 look around. But not just at those in our contemporary age who … Read More

Rajiv MahajanThe Billionaire Mindset by Rajiv Mahajan