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5 Things Every Business Owner Should Do Before December 31

For many business owners, the fourth quarter signifies a final flurry of activity. Whether that is projecting inventory against sales or contemplating major purchases against anticipated revenue.

Before you start gobbling up the turkey and pumpkin pie, here are five important topics to tackle to ensure a smooth transition for their business into the new year.

  1. This Year, Next Year, and Business Succession
    Tax planning strategies to ensure business continuity
  2. Out with the Old, in with the New
    Understanding your fixed assets to benefit your business
  3. Winding Down the Numbers
    How to analyze financial statements to grow and build your business
  4. Your Best Year Ahead
    Compensation and budgeting, performance reviews, benefit reviews, how to remain competitive
  5. Risky Business
    What you need to know about vendor verification
About Our Speaker
Brett Neate

Brett W. Neate, CPA, joined Zinner & Co., LLP in 2006 and was named partner in 2015. Brett's expertise in Ohio and multi-state tax planning has helped clients remain compliant and sustainable while mitigating risk, improving cash flow, and reducing their tax obligation. Additionally, Brett works with clients doing business worldwide, whether based domestically or abroad. Brett also guides clients through audit resolution when facing federal, state, or local tax issues and his work with privately held and multi-generational businesses has allowed clients to adopt a strategic approach to realize long-term success.

Brett is a frequent author of blogs, articles, white papers, and Ebooks and has been a guest speaker and panelist for numerous organizations across Northeast Ohio. Brett received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with an accounting emphasis from Baldwin-Wallace College and his Masters of Taxation from the University of Akron.

We are very pleased with the personal attention we receive from Zinner. Previously, we worked with one of the world's largest firms and have found that Zinner provides more ideas, quicker service, and more personalized reporting (vs. squeezing us into a template), all at a lower cost. I have recommended their service to my "business owner" friends.

Bill Frissell, Treasurer, RAF Automation