We’ve had a few new potential clients wonder how our CXO assistance would fit into their firm. Not that they doubted we could provide excellent Chief Financial, Chief Executive, or Chief Research Officer capabilities, but how we could interface with their folks and improve their operations long-term.
We know the economy is growing- slowly. And, we have a President elect who swears he will increase jobs and manufacturing in the US. (Just so you know- from his mouth to God’s ears. Except there is a vast chasm between this man’s statements and fact. But, I digress.)
So, I wrote last week about choosing your tax professional well. That also includes those of you whose income is low enough to be entitled to use free tax preparation on line. (Oh- and if you pay to use those online tax services, these same admonitions apply.)
I just finished my Jewish holidays- and then was inundated with folks who failed to file their taxes on the 15th of April. And, what did they do for the ensuing six months? From what I can tell, absolutely nothing. Three of them brought the ubiquitous shoe box- you know, a year’s collection of receipts. The problem? Most of those receipts were printed via heat sensitive ink- and now, 10 to 22 months later, they are a mess of grey blobs, having faded to obscurity.