Today marks the end of Q1. Did you meet your goals?
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Today marks the end of Q1. Did you meet your goals?
How do you and your team stay productive and efficient?
Quality communication is important with all teams, and when you add in remote workers you need policies, clear expectations, and easy to use tools.
MAVENTRI is all about cloud-based tech stacks that work together, including project management! For ourselves and our clients, we work to find systems and platforms that work together to create a cohesive remote work environment.
From our friends at C Solutions, this blog post reviews the tools and best practices for remote work and team productivity: https://bit.ly/36Li4Ks
Are you still getting used to a remote workforce? Many businesses in Orlando and around the country are still adjusting and getting the hang of working from separate locations. The pandemic may have accelerated a work-from-home (WFH) model, but it looks like it’s a legacy that’s going to remain ...
If you read our blog post about creating a business budget, that is simply one of the many ways to view and manage your business finances. But now what? We found a straightforward article that might give you some more tips on money management for your small business. Check it out https://bit.ly/36kIsdZ
There is more to running a business than simply implementing ideas, innovation, or sales. Proper financial management plays a pivotal role in the success of any business. This is one of the reasons why you should go the...
There sure are a lot of dates to remember as an employer!
Here's a few to know:
You have a website, great! You've added Google Analytics, grand! Now what? This brief video touches on 4 important metrics every small business should track. You don't even need to be an analytics expert, it's that easy!
So you have a Google Analytics account (you think), but you're not 100% sure what metrics align with the KPIs and goals you've set out to achieve online. Don't sweat it, that's where we come in!.During this episode of "Near Me - The local marketing podcast", Corey, Nick, and "the Jareds" share the e...
Our favorite mathematical holiday celebration!
What pie are you celebrating with today?
There are many ways to get the job done, but are they efficient? Or are you spending too much time 'figuring it out?' There is such a thing as using the wrong tools. Over the years we have spent an EMBARRASSING amount of time finding tools that work for us and our clients. As we go into 2022 we are ecstatic about the tools in our arsenal.
Check out our app stack and see if there's something that works for you: https://bit.ly/3ozJDMP
Xero Intuit QuickBooks Gusto Bill.com Float Cash Flow Forecasting Flywheel Slickplan Guideline Ignition Avaza
What can I spend my HSA on, per the IRS?
If an employer offers a Health Saving Account or other Tax-Favored Health Plan, the funds can only be used in certain ways in order to remain tax free.
This IRS publication details the Qualified Medical Expenses for using HSA funds: https://bit.ly/35XqWw2
Do you know what business owners can do to save money? Create a business budget! Whether you're just starting out or have been in business for a while, creating a business budget is an essential part of running your company. In our newest blog post, we will teach you how to create and maintain a successful business budget so that your finances stay on track!
What you need to know about creating a successful business budget. So whether you're just starting out or have been in business for a while, read on for tips and advice that can help you succeed!
It is not enough to know bias exists, we must call it out. Join us today in celebrating women around the world, in the workplace, in school, and at home.
🙅♀️ Tell us in the comments who you are celebrating today!
A big thank you to all our employees! There's no better day than having and on a Friday. Lost time is never found again, so take the day to relax and reflect. P.S This was auto-scheduled, so if you're seeing this post, you aren't unplugging.
Employers - did you know is TOMORROW?
Be sure to give some heartfelt thanks to your employees - today, tomorrow, and all year round!
Need some ideas? Here's a resource: https://bit.ly/3KeDLAQ
Did you hear? Practice Ignition is now Ignition
New name, look and feel, but same great service. We've been using them since 2016 and never looked back. Congrats team at IgnitionApp.
Meet Ignition, formerly known as Practice Ignition. We’re excited to share our evolution to transform the way people do business together. Discover more.
📣 Voting ends on March 4!
If you haven't already, we would so greatly appreciate a vote from our community!
Did you know you can vote every day until voting ends? While you're at it, take a look at some other businesses being considered. 🤟
Check it out now!
Do you know who your audience is? Do you know what they want? If your business or product offers a solution to a problem that people want to solve, it will most likely succeed. 🤷♀️
If a product can't fill a need or solve a problem, it's not a good idea.
Do you know your numbers?
Benefit Plans like 401(k)s, HSAs, FSAs have limits set by the IRS, and are usually updated annually. It's important to know what you and your employees can put aside pre-tax, if you offer or want to offer these types of tax-advantaged benefits.
A handy chart showing 2022 benefit plan limits and thresholds: 401(k) plans, health savings accounts, health and dependent care flexible spending accounts, transit benefits and more.
❓📈 Do you want to grow your business but don't know if having an on-site bookkeeper is the best way? Consider using a virtual bookkeeper instead. In our newest blog post, we address some outsourcing assumptions and offer some benefits to going virtual.
🗞️ Check it out on our blog: https://bit.ly/3IlAi2M
By outsourcing your bookkeeping needs to a virtual firm, you can enjoy all the benefits of having a full-time staff member without the overhead costs.
Happy . If you're wondering whether or not there's something special about today 2/22/22, you aren't alone. Check out this article from the post. (Any reason to celebrate and we're in!) https://wapo.st/3p3EEUE
We love our pets so much, we've written them into our Employee Handbook.
📣 Would you take a moment to support our female-owned business? We've been providing our community with bookkeeping since 2009. We've lived in Ashburn since the early 90s. We would SO appreciate you voting for us as 'Best Accountant'. 🤟
Check it out now!
What random acts of kindness can you do today?
Maybe it's a note to your staff or co-workers with uplifting and encouraging words.
Perhaps a smile and compliment to a stranger.
Or possibly a donation to a community group in need.
No matter what you choose to do today, remember to keep that kindness going all year round 💙
Free Handbook Review for the rest of February, because we love Small Business HR Compliance!
Time to review personal tax withholdings!
Now that we are two months into 2022, it's time to remind your employees to review and update their Form W-4. Accurate personal tax withholding helps your employee manage their cash flow and prevent large refunds or tax bills come tax time next year!
How to Fill Out the 2022 W-4 Form: https://bit.ly/3BebF5m
IRS 2022 Form W-4: https://bit.ly/3HKIQQw
IRS's Tax Withholding Estimator: https://bit.ly/34p0g7b
Minimum Wage Laws are changing! Stay in compliance by reviewing your employee pay rates.
Effective July 1st, many states and local districts across the US implemented minimum wage increases. And there are more changes coming later this year.
Learn what is changing right now: https://bit.ly/3yaCXaj
Review current minimum wage requirements: https://bit.ly/3wcu6Ub
MAVENTRI updated their business hours.
The MAVENTRI team is grateful and thankful for all our family, friends, and clients this Thanksgiving holiday!
May your holiday be safe and fun, as we give thanks for all our blessings.
ICYMI: the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement as extended (again) Form I-9 flexibility for remote hiring until August 19, 2020.
All the "normal" employment compliance still applies during - with sometimes extended deadlines. So don't be caught unaware!
Employers are required to monitor the DHS and ICE websites for additional updates regarding when the extensions will be terminated, and normal operations will resume.
Thank you to all the Administrative Professionals who keep our businesses running!
It's a tough and stressful time we are all living through with the COVID-19 pandemic. There are many unknowns in our lives, and sometimes that can be overwhelming.
While not a cure or magic wand to end all stress, these resources we've found for meditation, mindfulness, and stress relief might be something that can help you and your team:
Headspace is offering a free library of curated content called Weathering the Storm on their website and mobile app.
Calm has a free resource page online with some content available in their mobile app.
Simple Habit: https://simplehabit.com/ease-your-coronavirus-anxiety
Simple Habit also has a curated library of content, which is available in their mobile app.
Available only in the mobile app, Breethe has free content available for reducing coronavirus stress.
Shine Project-Care for your Coronavirus Anxiety: https://www.virusanxiety.com/
This website has many resources for stress and anxiety with free meditations available.
Multitasking may not always be the best choice - try setting priorities instead to focus the power of your attention!
How do you focus when there are conflicting priorities in your household during this time of COVID-19 Shelter-at-Home?
What adjustments are you making to your business for the next quarter?
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