IRS: All of Georgia Now Eligible for Disaster Tax Relief

WASHINGTON — Hurricane Irma victims in the entire state of Georgia now have until Jan. 31, 2018, to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments, the Internal revenue Service announced today. This includes an additional filing extension for taxpayers with valid extensions that run out on Oct. 16, and businesses Read more about IRS: All of Georgia Now Eligible for Disaster Tax Relief[…]

Tax Deduction for Hurricane Losses

For all of our clients that may have experienced losses from Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma or Hurricane Maria, please see below. You could be eligible for a tax deduction on your 2016 or 2017 returns. “Folks whose home, car or business property was damaged by Harvey, Irma or Maria can deduct casualty losses on either Read more about Tax Deduction for Hurricane Losses[…]

5 Tips for a Productive Meeting

1.Keep it Short Everyone has been in a meeting that dragged on for over two hours. Your eyes start to glaze over and everyone’s minds start wandering to the next items on their “to-do” list. There is a “point-of-no-return” in every meeting – usually past the hour mark. Very little productivity happens after people start Read more about 5 Tips for a Productive Meeting[…]

Important Tax Deadlines for Tax Year 2016 Returns

Important Tax Deadlines for Tax Year 2016 It’s that time of year again! Are you ready to file your Tax Returns? While most of the tax deadlines for tax year 2016 remain the same as last year, there have been a few changes. Please see the deadlines outlined below: INDIVIDUAL TAX RETURNS First Deadline is April 18, Read more about Important Tax Deadlines for Tax Year 2016 Returns[…]

Big Data, Small Business

So…What is Big Data for Small Business? According to Google, The definition of Big Data is: “extremely large data sets that may be analyzed computationally to reveal patterns, trends, and associations, especially relating to human behavior and interactions.” SAS has a very similar definition: “Big data is a term that describes the large volume of data – Read more about Big Data, Small Business[…]

IRS Scams to Watch Out For

Every year, mostly during tax season, IRS scams fool people into giving away their money and identities. We don’t want that to happen to you! This is what you need to know about IRS scams. 1.You receive an e-mail claiming to be from the IRS IRS scams are commonly sent via e-mail. Know that you will Read more about IRS Scams to Watch Out For[…]

International Women’s House – Holiday Project

SBS Holiday Project: Donations for the International Women’s House The International Women’s House is a domestic violence shelter with a mission to provide a safe haven and supportive services to women and children who are the victims of family violence, sexual abuse, and human trafficking, with a focus on immigrant and refugee women and children, Read more about International Women’s House – Holiday Project[…]

Free Resources For Starting A Small Business

Here at SBS, we often get calls from prospective clients who are at the very first stages of their business development. They are unsure of where to turn for help and stumble upon our website seeking guidance.  Here is our to list of top free resources for starting a small business and doing it the right Read more about Free Resources For Starting A Small Business[…]

5 Podcasts for Small Business Inspiration

If you haven’t jumped on the Podcast Bandwagon yet, but you think you might be interested, now is the time. There are a lot of really great podcasts out there that will keep you motivated as a small business owner/entrepreneur without bogging you down with too much business-speak. We’ve curated a list of our favorite Read more about 5 Podcasts for Small Business Inspiration[…]

Google Search Tips to Fuel Your Research

Everyone knows that Google is the best search engine, but did you know there are built-in tricks to specify your search to get the results you want? You probably already know you can type in an address into the search bar to get a map or  type in your zipcode and weather to see the Read more about Google Search Tips to Fuel Your Research[…]