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Tax Scam

A New Twist to Tax Scams – Don’t Fall For This One

It was just a matter of time before another tax scam came to surface.  Just when you think you know what to listen for, things have changed.  The new scam appears all too real!  And, it’s spreading quickly. With the most recent scam, the crooks will deposit falsely claimed tax refunds into taxpayers’ own bank […]

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Happy Employees

7 Ways Happy Employees Are More Productive

  Creating a workplace with happy employees isn’t as hard as most business owners may think. Research shows most employees leave their jobs due to feeling unappreciated or undervalued. Surprised? It’s not to say that salary is never a factor, but feeling valued is more important.

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Tax Deductions

Tax Deductions You Can Take On Your 2016 Return Without Itemizing

What happens if you don’t have enough deductions to itemize on your tax return? Good news! The tax professionals at Bryant & Associates, PC in Lincoln, NE indicate you can still claim some deductions on your 2016 federal income tax return. What Is a Tax Deduction? A tax deduction refers to any amounts you are […]

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New Form I-9

What You Need to Know About the New Form I-9

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published a revised Employee Form I-9. Therefore, effective January 22, 2017, employers must use the new form. Here’s Your New Form I-9 The new Form I-9 bears a revised date of November 14, 2016, and an expiration date of August 31, 2019. The new Form I-9 form can […]

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Tax Tips Summer Jobs

Tax Tips When Kids Work Summer Jobs

It’s summertime. Many school-aged kids will be working this summer. Depending on their earnings, the money they make may be subject to income taxes. These tax tips will help you understand some of the basics relating to how your kid’s earnings will be taxed.

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success business

10 Steps to a Successful Business

To have a successful business, you need to follow some good habits. Many people start a business, thinking once they open the doors that the money will start flowing in. Making money is more difficult than they thought. Following these tips can help you obtain a successful business. Have a Business Plan Many business owners develop […]

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Life Lessons

10 Life Lessons I Learned From My Dad

My dad left us early and is spending his first Father’s Day in Heaven. I’ve done a lot of reflecting since his death. My dad would not have won any Father of the Year awards, but I loved him and he taught me some very valuable life lessons.

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Need More Time?

If Only I Had More Time…

Have you ever wished you had more time? It’s very common to hear small business owners say ‘If only I had more time…’ As a leading CPA firm in Lincoln, Nebraska, Bryant & Associates, P.C. knows that time is the most precious resource on the planet. However, we don’t always treat it that way. In […]

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Can That App Save Time and Money?

Here at Bryant & Associates P.C., a full-service tax service for small businesses, we understand the technology side of the accounting industry is rapidly changing and expanding. Literally hundreds, if not thousands of new companies and new software applications have sprung up to help small businesses automate their processes and save time and money.

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Six Common Payroll Mistakes to Avoid

Getting payroll checks done has gotten so much easier than it used to be for small business owners. Many small business owners use software, such as QuickBooks, to calculate their payroll. Mistakes can still be made…and there are still some minefields when it comes to state and federal compliance. If your small business has payroll, […]

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