The Advantage a C Corporation Holds for Columbia, MD area Businesses

Now that 2018 extended returns for businesses are truly put to bed now, we can turn our gimlet eye on 2019. And one thing that might be worth discussing is your operating entity. A quick rundown on business structures is never bad, ESPECIALLY when tax laws change and affect Columbia, MD area business owners’ personal tax situations so dramatically. The … Read More

Rajiv MahajanThe Advantage a C Corporation Holds for Columbia, MD area Businesses

The Role Of The Columbia, MD area Business Owner

We just finished all of the extended returns for our business owner clients, and today I’m feeling particularly grateful. Because over the past few weeks and months, I’ve been reminded of how important our work is. Not because “taxes and accounting” are inherently noble — but rather that we get to play a role in the results for hundreds of … Read More

Rajiv MahajanThe Role Of The Columbia, MD area Business Owner

Three Overlooked Ways To Control Costs In Your Columbia, MD area Business

I don’t know about you, but my Facebook newsfeed is FILLED with so-called experts slinging around big revenue numbers in their business to grab my attention, and get me to sign up for their stuff. But, see … I’m an accountant. And I know the truth: Revenue means nothing unless there is profit attached. And there are two parts to … Read More

Rajiv MahajanThree Overlooked Ways To Control Costs In Your Columbia, MD area Business

Cash vs. Accrual Accounting: Two Main Differences For Columbia, MD area Businesses To Consider

I have seen plenty of Columbia, MD area businesses get into hot water because they were using the wrong method to track their cash. Yep, today, let’s talk accounting. 🙂 Specifically, whether your business should operate as CASH or operate as ACCRUAL. Cash is a great option to start. It’s simple. But you can get into hot water, come tax … Read More

Rajiv MahajanCash vs. Accrual Accounting: Two Main Differences For Columbia, MD area Businesses To Consider

Smart Columbia, MD area Employers Are Rewarding These Four Traits In Their Employees

There was some large-ish news last week about some of the top corporate leaders in the world, and a new focus from influential CEOs (including from Walmart, Apple, Pepsi, and others) that “they must also invest in their employees, protect the environment and deal fairly and ethically with their suppliers”. Instead of ONLY focusing on shareholder value, these leaders are … Read More

Rajiv MahajanSmart Columbia, MD area Employers Are Rewarding These Four Traits In Their Employees

Key Reminders For Columbia, MD area Businesses for the Last Quarter of 2019

Things certainly haven’t gotten CALMER over the past week. Whether it’s the rumors of recession (or worse), continued chaos in the political world (and still over a year away from elections — yikes), increasing cultural division, or something more local, it’s a mess out there. I put out some reminders last week, and they still seem important to keep in … Read More

Rajiv MahajanKey Reminders For Columbia, MD area Businesses for the Last Quarter of 2019

Mahajan’s Key Reminders For Financial Peace

Last week I wrote about all the chaos that our culture seems to be experiencing, and how things feel like they are fraying around the edges. Well, not only do we seem to be more divided than ever (with a heaping slice of online bitterness thrown in), but each of us carries our own private fears and struggles having to … Read More

Rajiv MahajanMahajan’s Key Reminders For Financial Peace

Columbia, MD area Businesses Should Focus Less On Sales Pitch And More On Adding Value

This summer has been rough. Our culture seems to be fraying around the edges (if not worse), and even if you are successful at staying focused on what’s most important for you, your family, and your business, it’s difficult not to be troubled at some level by our national conversation. And we’re still over a year away from the next … Read More

Rajiv MahajanColumbia, MD area Businesses Should Focus Less On Sales Pitch And More On Adding Value

Four Steps For Attracting Better Prospective Columbia, MD area Clients

It’s very likely that your Columbia, MD area clients have put tax season far off in their rear view mirror, and they’re going on (or coming back from) vacation, making trips to the pool, or grilling out with friends and family. Why not let the good times roll and make some new clients while they’re happy? Let’s discuss four key … Read More

Rajiv MahajanFour Steps For Attracting Better Prospective Columbia, MD area Clients

9 (More) Reasons You Should Own Your Columbia, MD area Business’ Building

Working remotely is more prevalent in Columbia, MD area’s work culture than ever before. The rise of coworking spaces like WeWork and PlexPod offer alternative, fun and modern ways to work alongside, and potentially collaborate with, other individuals in their own respective ventures. In addition, many Columbia, MD area business owners prefer working from the comfort of home or local … Read More

Rajiv Mahajan9 (More) Reasons You Should Own Your Columbia, MD area Business’ Building