My Columbia, MD area Small Business Health Quiz (Part 1)

Things are getting busier around Ye Olde Accountacy Shoppe (i.e. Shalini Gupta & Associates, PA) as more and more Columbia, MD area business owners are touching base to get on our calendar for the next few weeks. Will you join them? If so, great. You know how to find us. Let us know if we can help in any way. … Read More

Rajiv MahajanMy Columbia, MD area Small Business Health Quiz (Part 1)

Five Tips To Build A Healthy Company Culture by Rajiv Mahajan

Like many Columbia, MD area business owners, you probably set some goals for 2020. So … hmmm … how are you doing on those? Based on data collected by Statistic Brain, 27.4 percent of people typically abandon their resolutions within a week. Within two weeks of January 1st, 31.6 percent of people will have ditched their goals. But maybe it … Read More

Rajiv MahajanFive Tips To Build A Healthy Company Culture by Rajiv Mahajan

Rajiv Mahajan’s 2019 Personal Income Tax Documents List

So yes … you run a business. Which affords you some massive opportunities not available to Columbia, MD area wage employees on your PERSONAL taxes (depending, of course, on how everything is set up for you). So that likely means that you have a couple different tax returns to wade through each year (and maybe more, depending on the number … Read More

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Influence and Leadership In The Digital Age by Rajiv Mahajan

Here’s a truth that some Columbia, MD area entrepreneur-types HATE to acknowledge: uptight accountants are a useful bunch. One of the things we really like, btw, is getting AHEAD of the game for our Columbia, MD area clients. Which, regardless of your entity structure, means that I’d like to first inspire you towards communicating with my office as soon as … Read More

Rajiv MahajanInfluence and Leadership In The Digital Age by Rajiv Mahajan

The Three Kinds of Customers For Columbia, MD area Businesses

Bar none, the most important asset in your Columbia, MD area business is your client and customer list. This is even true if you are in a “capital-intensive” business with significant material assets. In fact, I’d be very interested to hear someone make a strong case that it isn’t true in EVERY business. I’ll paraphrase Andrew Carnegie who famously said … Read More

Rajiv MahajanThe Three Kinds of Customers For Columbia, MD area Businesses

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