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Five Tips To Build A Healthy Company Culture by Mike Sexton

Like many Buxmont business owners, you probably set some goals for 2020.So ... hmmm ... how are you doing on those?Based on data collected by Statistic Brain, 27.4 percent of people typically abandon their resolutions within a week. Within two weeks of January 1st,...

Mike Sexton’s 2019 Personal Income Tax Documents List

So yes ... you run a business.Which affords you some massive opportunities not available to Buxmont wage employees on your PERSONAL taxes (depending, of course, on how everything is set up for you).So that likely means that you have a couple different tax returns to...

Influence and Leadership In The Digital Age by Mike Sexton

Here's a truth that some Buxmont entrepreneur-types HATE to acknowledge: uptight accountants are a useful bunch.One of the things we really like, btw, is getting AHEAD of the game for our Buxmont clients.Which, regardless of your entity structure, means that I'd like...

The Three Kinds of Customers For Buxmont Businesses

Bar none, the most important asset in your Buxmont business is your client and customer list. This is even true if you are in a "capital-intensive" business with significant material assets. In fact, I'd be very interested to hear someone make a strong case that it...

Protecting Your Focus At All Costs by Mike Sexton

War drums beating in Iran.Impeachment (?) proceedings. Democratic primaries.Weird economic signals.There is literally SO MUCH that can rob you of your greatest asset as we move forward into 2020.And in case it wasn't obvious, I'm talking about your focus.As a local...

How M. Sexton, CPA PC Plans to Make 2020 Our Best Year Ever

By the time you actually get to reading this, there is a very good chance that you're reading a voice from the last decade. 🙂 I make it a practice to prepare my posts to Buxmont clients and friends a few days in advance, and RIGHT NOW, it is still 2019.But 2020 is...

Mike Sexton’s Annual Holiday Prayer

In this holiday season full of conflict and impeachment, I'm ever more encouraged to see outside of my own situation, and practice empathy for those around me.And as the years go along, I'm increasingly aware of how this holiday season is a time of joy for many, as...

Will Your Philadelphia Company Be Giving Year-End Bonuses?

The plot to one of the most iconic Christmas movies of all time, Christmas Vacation, centers on one holiday hope: the year-end bonus. Clark Griswold, as "the last true family man", decides he will use his promised year-end bonus to install a pool in his family's...

Raise Prices For Your Philadelphia Business

Let me start out by once again reminding you that we are nearing year-end (as if you really needed my reminder). And Philadelphia business owners are extremely well-positioned to make a dent through proper tax planning more than any other population. We're right here,...

Happy Thanksgiving 2019 from M. Sexton, CPA PC to you and yours

Right in the middle of the bloody depths of civil war, President Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as a national day of Thanksgiving which should take place every year.His entire Thanksgiving proclamation (written by his Secretary of State, William...