Protecting Your Focus At All Costs by Rajiv Mahajan

War drums beating in Iran. Impeachment (?) proceedings. Democratic primaries. Weird economic signals. There is literally SO MUCH that can rob you of your greatest asset as we move forward into 2020. And in case it wasn’t obvious, I’m talking about your focus. As a local Columbia, MD area business owner, you’ve gotta play a bigger game this year, and … Read More

Rajiv MahajanProtecting Your Focus At All Costs by Rajiv Mahajan

How Shalini Gupta & Associates, PA Plans to Make 2020 Our Best Year Ever

By the time you actually get to reading this, there is a very good chance that you’re reading a voice from the last decade. 🙂 I make it a practice to prepare my posts to Columbia, MD area clients and friends a few days in advance, and RIGHT NOW, it is still 2019. But 2020 is beckoning, and is probably … Read More

Rajiv MahajanHow Shalini Gupta & Associates, PA Plans to Make 2020 Our Best Year Ever

Rajiv Mahajan’s Annual Holiday Prayer

In this holiday season full of conflict and impeachment, I’m ever more encouraged to see outside of my own situation, and practice empathy for those around me. And as the years go along, I’m increasingly aware of how this holiday season is a time of joy for many, as well as a time of pain for a significant portion of … Read More

Rajiv MahajanRajiv Mahajan’s Annual Holiday Prayer

Will Your Columbia, MD area Company Be Giving Year-End Bonuses?

The plot to one of the most iconic Christmas movies of all time, Christmas Vacation, centers on one holiday hope: the year-end bonus. Clark Griswold, as “the last true family man”, decides he will use his promised year-end bonus to install a pool in his family’s backyard. When the dream fails to materialize, Clark gets upset at his boss and … Read More

Rajiv MahajanWill Your Columbia, MD area Company Be Giving Year-End Bonuses?

Raise Prices For Your Columbia, MD area Business

Let me start out by once again reminding you that we are nearing year-end (as if you really needed my reminder). And Columbia, MD area business owners are extremely well-positioned to make a dent through proper tax planning more than any other population. We’re right here, should the impulse strike you: (443) 259-0091 On the personal side, you should consider … Read More

Rajiv MahajanRaise Prices For Your Columbia, MD area Business

Potential Tax Problems For Columbia, MD area Businesses To Fix Before Year-End

We only have one more month (less!) to make any moves that might affect a whole host of things on your tax bill. I have some examples of what I mean here today, but suffice it all to say: If your business revenues, expenses, structures or results changed in a significant way this year, shoot me an email through the … Read More

Rajiv MahajanPotential Tax Problems For Columbia, MD area Businesses To Fix Before Year-End

Happy Thanksgiving 2019 from Shalini Gupta & Associates, PA to you and yours

Right in the middle of the bloody depths of civil war, President Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as a national day of Thanksgiving which should take place every year. His entire Thanksgiving proclamation (written by his Secretary of State, William Seward) is worth taking in, or even reading aloud, but the opening is particularly powerful: “The year that … Read More

Rajiv MahajanHappy Thanksgiving 2019 from Shalini Gupta & Associates, PA to you and yours

Lemonade Stands And A New Selling Strategy For Columbia, MD area Businesses

We’re turning the corner into the holidays, and it’s a massive selling opportunity for your Columbia, MD area business … if you use it. But I’m not referring merely to holiday promotions. Those are almost to be expected at this point. What I have for you today is a story that might help you throughout the entire year — holidays … Read More

Rajiv MahajanLemonade Stands And A New Selling Strategy For Columbia, MD area Businesses

Rajiv Mahajan’s Keys For Empowering Your Employees For Advancement

You can either train your Columbia, MD area employees and risk that they leave … or choose not to train them and risk that they stay. Think about that for a moment. Are you empowering your employees for growth? Does your leadership team (which might be just you) brainstorm ways to assist your employees’ education, certification achievement and overall professional … Read More

Rajiv MahajanRajiv Mahajan’s Keys For Empowering Your Employees For Advancement

Evaluating Your Columbia, MD area Company’s Marketing ROI

I put a lot of effort into going beyond being a simple tax/accounting advisor for my Columbia, MD area clients, and I’m grateful to those who send back comments, who forward these on to their associates and, of course, for the many referrals that my clients and contacts have been sending our way the past few months. People switch accountants … Read More

Rajiv MahajanEvaluating Your Columbia, MD area Company’s Marketing ROI