Online Sales Tax Hazards Kansas City Businesses Need to Know

online sales tax

If you sell online, it’s time to get your ducks in a row. Last week, the Supreme Court made a decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. that says that states and municipalities could now require online retailers to charge customers sales tax, no matter where that retailer was itself domiciled. Essentially, the Court ruled that in the 20+ years since the existing … Read More

Joe ZunigaOnline Sales Tax Hazards Kansas City Businesses Need to Know

Thinking Bigger About Your Kansas City Business

thinking bigger

Beware of the “summer sloth”. Instead of falling into that trap, what if you take this season to clear away the garbage and focus on what’s really on your plate, and what you really need to grow? You see, running a Kansas City business with success requires more than just protecting yourself against the mind traps of distraction.  Because what, … Read More

Joe ZunigaThinking Bigger About Your Kansas City Business

Joe Zuniga’s Next Steps After Settling With The IRS

Settling With The IRS

With Memorial Day behind us, let’s talk about what happens AFTER we are able to strike a deal on your behalf with the IRS. Because after all, that really is the goal here isn’t it? So … the IRS agreed that you could not pay all of your taxes back, and that a settlement was in everyone’s best interest. Now … Read More

Joe ZunigaJoe Zuniga’s Next Steps After Settling With The IRS

Sales Positioning For Kansas City Freelancers And Small Businesses

Sales Positioning

Have you ever heard of Mary Meeker? Perhaps not. But for those who follow securities analysts, she’s a little bit like Michael Jordan. She’s been issuing an “internet trends” report since the ’90s — and she’s usually right. Which, I suppose, is rare for securities forecasters. For instance, in 2004, she predicted that online advertising was poised to explode (compared to … Read More

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How Money Works For Kansas City Business Owners (Part 1)

how money works

Sometimes it feels like all we face is turmoil. And this feeling is not restricted to those Kansas City businesses who survive “month-to-month”. Even the best-capitalized among us can get trapped by the ever-increasing cycle of impending doom. This is especially true if we follow all the Facebook rabbit trails, or shiny object “gurus” — it seems like much of the … Read More

Joe ZunigaHow Money Works For Kansas City Business Owners (Part 1)

Joe Zuniga’s Four Keys To Smarter Interview Questions

smarter interview questions

Firstly, with the advent of technology like Google’s new “Duplex” system, it’s going to reach a point (sooner than we realize) that Kansas City businesses like yours — and mine — will have less use for employees that are mere “order takers” or who don’t engage in complicated work. Which means that all of us should be thinking a little … Read More

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Five Financial and Tax Strategies For Kansas City Small Businesses

Tax Strategies

It’s increasingly clear to all of us that our present “cultural moment” can take a toll on any Kansas City person’s mind who isn’t vigilant. Constant connectedness to those who are (by their very vocation) incentivized to highlight change, chaos and fear is more dangerous than I believe we realize. There are so many negative voices out there, that if … Read More

Joe ZunigaFive Financial and Tax Strategies For Kansas City Small Businesses

Three Tips On How To Succeed as an Entrepreneurial Business Owner in Kansas City

entrepreneurial business

Now that TY2017 is behind us, it is time to turn our greedy eyes towards the savings possible for you and your Kansas City business in the “new” tax code under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. And there are many ways to save with these new regulations. One of the most talked about new deductions is the … Read More

Joe ZunigaThree Tips On How To Succeed as an Entrepreneurial Business Owner in Kansas City

Tax Return Review and 2018 TCJA Planning Session for Kansas City Businesses

TCJA

I’m going to take a moment to address you who might NOT be using our services thus far. There’s a word or two for current Tax Hero, LLC clients here as well, but allow me to explain. You see, sometimes, you just know you need to make a change, but the timing isn’t quite right. Well … is now the time? … Read More

Joe ZunigaTax Return Review and 2018 TCJA Planning Session for Kansas City Businesses

2018 Tax Season Reflections From A Kansas City Tax Professional

tax season

As I write, it’s the day before tax day (which is Tuesday the 17th), and we are pushing hard during this final stretch. Procrastinators in Kansas City are streaming through our doors, both virtual and actual (after all, we welcome them here), the phone is ringing off the hook, and my email inbox is overflowing. Another year, another tax day … Read More

Joe Zuniga2018 Tax Season Reflections From A Kansas City Tax Professional