Entertainment Write-offs: The Fun Side of Taxes

Taxes can be fun? Well, not exactly, but our federal tax rules do permit write-offs and deductions for a number of enjoyable activities, events and other expenditures made by a tree care or landscape-maintenance business in the pursuit of income, happy employees and content owners. Although much has been said and written about tax-deductible picnics […]

Tariffs Affecting Prices on Climbing Gear and Other Tree Care Equipment

The impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods has been minimal on the tree care industry to date, with the higher price of goods being passed on to consumers in the form of higher costs for gear and equipment in only a few areas. But, with a new round of tariffs pending, that could soon […]

Navigating the Purchase or Sale of a Used, Truck-Mounted Aerial Lift

“Buying a used aerial lift is like buying a used car.” That’s how several of the sources for this article described the buying experience. The big difference is that you’re actually buying two used pieces of machinery – the chassis and the lift. However, they all agree that with some due diligence, a buyer should […]

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Cash-Flow Strategies And Profits

Cash flow is the lifeblood of every business. In fact, according to a recent U.S. Bank study, cash-flow management causes 82% of U.S. business failures. Although seemingly counterintuitive, many experts putting cash flow management profits. While profits are how a tree landscape-maintenance business a failure to manage the operation’s flow can mean running into problems […]

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