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Jim J. Ornelas on Patterns and Habit, via Parable

Last week I wrote about worry, and this week ... well, the summer is fully upon us, and as things get hotter, some days I come into the office and with the intensity of the heat causing sleepiness, I occasionally find myself a little stuck. Can you relate? You see,...

Big PPP Loan Forgiveness News For Greater Sacramento Businesses

You might have seen some rumors on this already, but I wanted to help make everything clear for you...A few weeks back I told you that there were some tax professional rumors circulating about “automatic PPP loan forgiveness” for loans under $150K. Remember that?Well,...

Expense Reimbursement vs Company Credit Cards: What Sacramento Business Owners Need to Decide

If you'll forgive me, I'm going to get pretty geeky today.You probably didn't realize that there are actual pros and cons to expense reimbursement for employees, etc. or using a company cc. Oh my Sacramento readers, I'm going to take you down a little rabbit hole...

A Checklist For Greater Sacramento Business Owners’ For 2020 Personal Income Taxes

So, last week I ran through the (rather incredible) selection of NEW and/or extended tax credits available for Greater Sacramento business owners.That's just the tip of the iceberg though.But this is the great thing about working with business owners in tax strategy...

An Important PPP Loan Update For Greater Sacramento Business Owners

There's both good news (for some) and bad news (for many) as we round the corner into December.And I'm not talking about our culture, or politics, or sports, or anything like that.I'm talking about TAXES.I'll start with the good news. This is applicable to some of my...

Provisions of the Second Coronavirus Relief Bill That Affect Greater Sacramento Small Businesses

Wow, does it ever feel good to have turned the page on 2020. This first "working week" is when I finally began to feel the newness of it all.Yes, it's "just a date" on a Gregorian calendar, but ...2021 holds great promise for our Northern Ca business clients. With the...

How Greater Sacramento Small Businesses Should Handle A Crazy Customer

We're keeping our powder dry over here at Ornelas & Ornelas, as it relates to the "American Rescue Plan'' proposed by Biden. There's plenty of talk about it ... but as of yet, nothing has passed.I prefer to live in the world of what *is* -- instead of speculation.When...

Jim Ornelas’s Tips for How to Raise Your Prices Properly

Did you hear the news from last week’s inflation report?Consumer prices increased more than 5% between May 2020 and May 2021.Given the Federal Reserve’s 2% inflation target, that’s a pretty steep increase.Have you taken a look at your own cost of doing business...

Big Employee Retention Credit Update For Sacramento Businesses

With the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act AND the CARES Act, the government is seemingly trying to go "full Oprah" with all of the credits, grants, and such that they are slinging out to Sacramento small businesses...And while the media headlines are dominated...

Six Options For Greater Sacramento Small Business Aid And Tax Savings

My goal today is to simplify your options.There is so much noise, and so many conflicting voices about all of this, that I wanted to give you an authoritative, basic rundown of what's being made available to you and other Greater Sacramento small business owners by...

How You're Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.
But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!

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