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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Florida vs other "large" startes


A recent Kaufman Index Report stated:

“Among the 25 “Large” States in the United States, the state of Florida ranked 3 in Startup Activity, 19 in Main Street Entrepreneurship, and 24 in Growth Entrepreneurship.

Compared to itself in the previous year, Florida ’s entrepreneurial community is experiencing a slight increase in startup activity, a large increase in main street entrepreneurship, and a slight increase in growth entrepreneurship.”

Check the full report for more details.


How does your business stack up?

 

Steve Koenig, SCORE Counselor


 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Florida Atlantic University Tech Runway


 
FAU Tech Runway presented the inaugural Maverick Reception Awards to individuals who made outstanding contributions to the mission of FAU Tech Runway.

The Maverick Mentor Award was given to Philip Voluck, an FAU Tech Runway Mentor Board Member, for his boundless dedication to the Mentoring Program.

Phil is a SCORE Counselor as well.

Great job Phil..

Friday, November 3, 2017

C Corporation Tax Return Filing Requirements


 
A Regular C Corporation MUST file an income tax return using Form 1120, even if is has no income or tax due.

FORM 1120 NEW FILING DUE DATE

For tax years beginning after December 31, 2015, Form 1120 must be filed on or before  the 15th day of the 4th month following the close of the corporation's tax year (April 15 for calendar year corporations).

Form 7004 must be filed on or before the due date to request an automatic 6 month extension of time to file Form 1120.

 
DUE DATES FOR QUARTERLY ESTIMATED TAX PAYMENTS

A Regular C Corporation that anticipates a tax liability of $500 or more must estimate its taxes and make quarterly estimated tax payments.

The quarterly estimated tax payment due dates are the 15th day of the 4th, 6th,9th, and 12th months of the tax year.

A Corporation that does not make quarterly estimated tax payments when due may be subject to an underpayment penalty for the period of underpayment.

 

This article was written by Donald M. Scherzi, CPA, CFP, LLC
Mike Lupo, SCORE Counselor
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#6  TAKE A CARD, ANY CARD

Produce separate business cards and sales literature for each of your target markets, for example govt and commercial or business and consumers.  Don’t try one size fits all, it’s often confusing.
 
Martin Kahn, SCORE Counselor