Milwaukee Non-Profits Taxes – 10 Important Year-End Steps

non-profits taxes

We deal with all kinds of businesses and organizations around here at Team The Neal Group, LLC. And while I often address “for profit” organizations with these notes, many of those same strategies (cost controls, marketing, growth, management) apply equally to those who are organized as “non profits”. And in this instance, I’m addressing my non-profit friends, but as is … Read More

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The Billionaire Mindset by Jon Neal

billionaire mindset

More than being only bean counters or tax strategists for our Milwaukee clients, we make it a point to study what works well for our most successful clients, and (with all confidentiality) pass along principles we’ve seen work in various businesses. On top of that, we look around. But not just at those in our contemporary age who are shouting … Read More

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Business Succession Planning Essentials by Jon Neal

business succession planning

The final quarter is a great time to take a look at where things have gone for your Milwaukee business, and that’s perhaps an obvious point. But now (before the holidays really hit), it might also be an even better time to take stock of where you are headed LONG term — what your business succession planning and exit strategy might be … Read More

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Know the Value of Your Time: A Milwaukee Entrepreneur’s Guide

value of time

Is there an additional way that we can serve your Milwaukee business? Please shoot me an email using the button at the top of this page and let me know what’s happening in your business, and what seem to be your greatest needs right now. I’d love to speak into it for you. Or, is there a specific and new way that I can serve … Read More

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Effective Advertising: How To Find It In Milwaukee

effective advertising

As you may or may not already know, this is the final week before extended tax returns are due (Monday, October 16th is the due date this year), so we are working hard here in our Milwaukee offices with those clients who placed an extension on their filing, to make sure that everything is set up and filed properly. So, it’s … Read More

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Ask For The Sale! Milwaukee Business Owners Sales Psychology

Ask For The Sale

I make it my goal in these weekly notes to pass along information which has proven useful to our firm and our more successful clients. I do this because we want to be a partner with you in helping you grow your Milwaukee business. We’re not marketing “gurus” around here, but we do hope to demonstrate our good will by passing along business-building … Read More

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Milwaukee Small Business Debt Collection

small business debt collection

How are things going for you? Is there something we can do to help your business during this final quarter of 2017? Do let me know. One nice way to make your quarter better is to get an infusion of cash. However, this is too often a rare occurrence. Too many Milwaukee businesses rely on poorly-conceived collections practices, and end up … Read More

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A Story, and Tax Planning 2017 for Milwaukee Businesses

tax planning 2017

Story time today. Here we are, with Q3 of 2017 in the rearview mirror, and it’s amazing how quickly things move. (And, by the way, this reminds me: have you considered making further pro-active moves to minimize your taxes for this year? With a few months left in the year, we still can make some positive moves to save your business on … Read More

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Why Price Reductions are Bad Positioning for (Almost) Any Milwaukee Business

Price Reductions

Our hearts remain with those in Houston and, now, South Florida, who have been dealing with such a massive disruption of their lives — and during a time of year that is already one of the busiest. The IRS has set up a “catch all” page for those cleaning up from Harvey, Irma, and other such disasters, and it can … Read More

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Marketing Tips for Small Business Owners in Milwaukee

Marketing Tips for Small Business

As you may have heard, “Labor Day” originated during the time of 7-day workweeks of 12-hour days, in the late 1800’s, as our country was in the throes of the Industrial Revolution. Times have certainly changed since then — and our economy is no longer driven by the manufacturing jobs of the past. Yes, now our economy is about *knowledge* … … Read More

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