Entries by Kristen

Financial Advice for Working with the Intercountry Adoption Accreditation and Maintenance Entity (IAAME)

The Intercountry Adoption Accreditation and Maintenance Entity, or IAAME is an organization designed to accredit, approve, monitor, and provide oversight of intercountry adoption services provided by adoption service providers, in order to protect the most vulnerable among us: the orphan. The staff of IAAME has widespread knowledge and experience in providing welfare services for children, […]

New Clarity Around Preparing for PPP Loan Forgiveness

On May 15th, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued a press release that the Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) Loan Forgiveness Application along with detailed instructions and clarifications around the loan forgiveness process. Here is a summary of the highlights and changes […]

Accounting and Financial Reporting for an Advertising Agency

The marketing and advertising industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world. But with this growth comes a new set of challenges ⁠— especially when it comes to financial reporting. Accounting for ad agencies doesn’t have to be complicated. You can simplify your advertising agency’s financial management and accounting with the strategic use of financial […]

Preparing for Paycheck Protection Loan Forgiveness

It has been a long road for many of you who have already received your Paycheck Protection Program loan funds, and certainly for those of you who are still waiting for your funds to arrive.  Unfortunately, this is only the first step in the process under the CARES Act and the economic relief it is […]

Business Partner or Shareholder Buyouts: What You Need to Know

As your business grows and develops, you may be asking yourself — what are the steps involved with selling my share of the business to my partner? Or maybe you’re looking for advice for buying out a business partner. When it comes to buying out a partner in a business, there is a right and wrong way […]

Tax Strategies for Startup Businesses

There are a lot of advantages to being your own boss. But when it comes to tax strategies and financing, many owners of startup businesses find themselves at a loss. If you want to set your small business up for success, follow these simple tips. How to Finance a Startup Business Financing your business is […]

COVID-19 UPDATES FROM MARSHALL JONES

In these uncertain times, we want to offer you the assurance that Marshall Jones is working at maximum capacity to service all of your audit, tax and bookkeeping needs, and is actively monitoring legislation at the Federal and State level that could impact you and your businesses. We urge you to continue to consult with […]

Why Your Company Can Benefit from Outsourcing Your Accounting Department

In 2020 businesses look to technology to perform or aid performance in every department. Video conference calls replace meetings, instant messaging replaces having to interrupt someone by walking to their office and more and more companies are going paperless with the utilizing cloud-based technology.  As technology changes a large part of how businesses operate, the […]

8 Steps to Effective Project Management

Whether you’re trying to launch a fresh product or break ground on new construction, making progress requires concentrated effort. Project management is the process of harnessing and organizing that effort to turn a concept into reality. The project management process can involve many different phases depending on the complexity of the goal, including planning, organizing, […]

Preparing for an Audit? Here’s What You Need to Know

The idea of an audit can intimidate many business owners. However, there are several different types of audits, and many are designed to improve your business so you can operate more efficiently in the future. Read on to learn more about what each classification of audit is, as well as tips for how to prepare […]