Small business action plan to profit from tax reform

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We can now begin to make a reasonable forecast of the eventual form of U.S. tax law and, even with the list of uncertain issues, ask what it means to each of us. For me and my small business practice, this is how it plays out: Winners Tax and business advisers Rental real estate owners […]

Health insurance spike hurts small contractors in PA

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Health insurance price increases will hit small business contractors hard next year. A Pennsylvania contractor earning $100,000 per year will pay about $350 more per month. I’ve already heard from Pennsylvania contractor clients facing rate increases of $750 or month and a NJ contractor with more than $1,000 hike in his monthly bill for family […]

Remodeling industry survey results

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The results of a major survey of the remodeling industry were released this week in the annual Houzz & Home study that is reportedly the industry’s largest survey of residential remodeling, building and decorating activity. I suggest that remodelers should compare the findings in the report with the assumptions built into their own business plans. […]