Taxes
Jackie Shaw

4 Reasons to Review Your Tax Return

Do you or someone from your accounting team review the tax return each year? Your tax return preparer expects you to and with good reason.  In the flurry of tax season, numbers get inverted.  Sometimes

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Employers
Jackie Shaw

Five Steps for Effective Tech Implementation

New gadgets, apps and software platforms can be so exciting.  They can also cripple your productivity and destroy employee morale.  A leader’s reputation can be destroyed by rolling out impulsive changes.  Proper implementation of new

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Taxes
Jackie Shaw

Now is a great time to do a W-9 audit!

Most people know they have to give independent contractors a 1099. Here are some other expenses eligible for a 1099: Interest paid on loans, rent, and household employees. A W-9 should be collected before paying these expenses.

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Employers
Jackie Shaw

Sick Leave Q&A

Q&A with Lindsay N. Malachowski, Attorney at Law. Are You Ready for Oregon’s New Sick Leave Law?  Beginning January 1, 2016, most Oregon employers will be required to offer sick leave to employees. Who is affected?

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QuickBooks
Jackie Shaw

A Vendor by a Different Name

I cover for clients from time to time. Birth, death, injuries and illnesses necessitate a contingency plan for the accounting department. I am that contingency plan for some clients. It is at these times that

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