The Quantify Blog

What is Work-Life Balance All About?

February 9, 2016

Are there core values that guide your professional life? These values are things that you are not willing to compromise under any circumstance. For me, there are 3 core values that guide my professional life. At The Quantify Group, these are values that make us who we are. Over the next 3 weeks I would…

Bonus Depreciation: Changes for 2015 and Beyond

February 3, 2016

One of the most important tax deductions that affects nearly every business is depreciation. Today we are going to take some time to understand bonus depreciation and the changes that have taken place in 2015. Some of this information can get a bit technical but bear with me. This topic is extremely important. On December…

How to Easily File the Dreaded 1099

January 26, 2016

Filing a 1099 is a serious pain. There is so much confusion about who gets them, when they are due and how to send them in. While this topic is rather mundane, it is important to take seriously since the penalties can add up rather quickly. For safety sake, this week, let’s do a walk…

Why You Need a Controller

January 18, 2016

Having a strong controller in place is crucial to the success of your business. They handle many important duties that are many times overlooked. Below is a list of duties your controller should be fulfilling. At Quantify, we provide our clients with out-sourced controller solutions. What does this mean? Instead of hiring someone in-house to…

A Look Back at 2015

January 6, 2016

So we are officially into 2016. I wanted to take a minute to review some of the top performing posts in 2015. As always, your feedback is encouraged. I would love to hear from you regarding past posts or future topics. Give me a ring anytime. 10 Things You Need to Know About Choosing an…

Christmas!

December 23, 2015

I cannot believe Christmas is here. What a year it has been. There have been so many people who have been instrumental in the success we have had here at the Quantify Group— from clients, coworkers, friends and family. We are truly blessed to do something that we love every single day. Words cannot express…

10 Easy Tax Savings Tips for Year End

December 15, 2015

With the end of the year quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about some year-end tax planning opportunities. Here are 10 tax savings tips you can implement before the end of the year to lower your tax bill come tax time… 1) Charitable Donations Charitable donations are a win-win. Not only are you able…

Your Most Damaging Mistake

December 7, 2015

I wanted to take this week to touch on a topic a bit outside of my norm. I’ll keep it short for us though. Ever hear someone say, “I have been doing it that way for years”? If I had a nickel for every time I heard that line, I would be well into retirement.…

10 Things You Need to Know About Choosing an Accountant

November 24, 2015

Finding a good accountant can be tough, but it is essential to the success of your business. Here are the top 10 things to look for when starting your search. Disclaimer: Use this list to grade your current accountant. If they don’t pass, it may be time to look elsewhere. 1) Not too aggressive, not…

5 Ways to Get the Most out of Your Accounting Function

November 18, 2015

Last week we discussed the topic of Cost vs. Value. I wanted to take some time this week to dive into the concept of value. More specifically I want to discuss what value you should be getting out of your accounting function. This is a topic that I know best and can articulate what constitutes…

A Practical Discussion of Cost vs. Value

November 6, 2015

So I haven’t sent out a post in the past few weeks because things have been a bit crazy— I bought my first house and it has been a messy process. I think everything that could go wrong did, but we are finally up and running. If you’re ever looking for a good laugh let…

8 Essentials For a Healthy Cash Flow

October 14, 2015

I read a book recently called Never Run Out of Cash by Philip Campbell. If you’re a business owner then “cash flow” is a regular part of your life, which is exactly what this book deals with. I’ve always had a pretty good handle on cash flow and how to manage it, but this book…