Founded in 1991 by Steven Ellard, Steven M. Ellard CPA has served Brewster and the surrounding Cape Cod communities for more than 30 years. Living and working in the community we serve, we are committed to using our expertise to help its citizens to thrive. In fact, Steven has served on Brewster’s finance committee for 10 years, and has participated in committees to build the elementary school and playground, as well as to elect a director for the Chamber of Commerce. Steven has also coached and sponsored several local youth sports teams.
We believe in the power of community and in building relationships with our friends and neighbors that stand the test of time. Whether you are a small business or an individual, we understand your unique needs. We are dedicated to your success, and work with you year-round to implement strategies that will help you reach your full financial potential.
For many business owners, September tends to bring a bit of a slowdown. The chaos of getting kids prepared for going back to school has passed, and a focus on saving money tends to kick in as people prepare for the coming holiday spend. Combined, this can often translate into a lull for business owners.
This is a friendly reminder that the Q3 tax estimate payment deadline is coming up fast. Be sure to make your payment by September 15, 2018 to avoid penalties. Currently, penalties for late or no payment average about 4 percent. And wouldn’t you rather keep that money in your pocket?
According to new rules from the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, meals and entertainment tax-deductible expenses for businesses have undergone considerable reform. Because the explanations of new deduction guidelines can be confusing, we’ve created this brief outline for you. A visit with your accounting professional to ensure your Chart of Accounts is correct may also be beneficial.