Charles has been practicing as a Certified Public Accountant since 1984. Charles spent eight years serving on the Advisory Board for the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters (TR), the country’s premier provider of software to accounting firms. He has also served on the CPA Advisory Board of Sageworks, Inc., a leading developer of financial analysis tools for financial professionals. Charles frequently serves as a speaker for groups and organizations, including presenting for over a decade for TR at their annual users’ conference. Charles has also presented workshops for the Illinois State Bar Association and the Missouri Society of CPAs.
Charles graduated from the University of Denver College of Business Administration with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1970. He then spent 13 years managing supermarkets and other businesses. Charles taught an accounting course at Southwestern Illinois College for two years. Charles has spent the last 30 years working at helping small business owners succeed.
Instilling a thankful frame of mind among your staff makes for a gratifying work place. Consider a few suggestions for developing an atmosphere of thankfulness to get into the spirit of the holiday season.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday need no introduction, but for small business owners it’s all about Small Business Saturday—an annual holiday shopping tradition that gets communities out in support of their local small businesses. Small Business Saturday falls on November 24 this year, so if you haven’t already…start getting the word out.
The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 requires Forms 1099-MISC reporting non-employee compensation (NEC) in box 7 to be filed by January 31.