Category Archives: Finance & Accounting

2019 Business Tax Calendar

Be in the know so you’re business is never behind the tax curve!

As a small business owner, I too deal with the stresses of tax time. One tip to never ever forget, is to give yourself plenty of time to save, set aside money, or whatever you have to do to prepare for THE TAX DEADLINE. 

Filing and paying business taxes is always easier when you know when they are due! Use our Business Tax Filing Calendar below to keep up with your filing responsibilities and to avoid late penalties. 


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The Life Cycle of Debt

Financing Your Business

From the moment of inspiration, the most
common question a business owner will have is, “How am I going to pay for that!?”
Great ideas and great businesses are launched every day, it is the cornerstone
of the American Dream and essential
to the US economy. Over 80% of people in the US are employed by small
businesses. However, financing your business is often one of the most difficult
things a business owner will have to deal with.

Let’s take a moment then to look at what debt
is, the types of debt, and how debt is used in the life of a business.


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The Real Benefits Of Financing: What Are My Options?

Financing versus Equity Financing

Banks, Lenders, and Investors (oh my!) all exist because we
fellow businesses need them. They sometimes can be the fine line between
succeeding and closing the doors for good. Each of these entities, holders of
large sums of money, provide capital.

In order to
build new wineries, buy new equipment, develop new products, and upgrade
information technology, businesses have to have money.


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Don’t Be Fearful of Financing

Commercial Financing
Jitters Debunked

By Andrew Nere and Angela Faringhy

Money and Emotions

It is known that emotions affect financial decisions, whether it be for oneself or a business. Suze Orman has shared time and time again that fear, shame and anger are the most common emotions surrounding money. With the proper understanding of money and how to use it, we believe more money will start to flow. 


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Large Equipment Purchases served with a side of Alternative Payments

Shopping for Equipment and Spending Capital Smarter

By Andrew Nere and Angela Caraglio

Today’s winery requires a large and varied amount of equipment to operate successfully. And like most business owners you are wearing 10 different hats, and doing 10 different jobs. So when machinery breaks, a tank cracks, or the life has been squeezed out of that tractor for as many seasons as possible, the time has finally come to invest in new equipment.

Purchasing equipment for a business is essential yet the process is often convoluted and extremely stressful. As a B2B service provider, our customers often come to us flustered and overwhelmed with the purchase decision process. While every business will have different priorities and circumstances when it comes time to acquire new equipment, how a business pays for it will have a significant impact on the businesses bottom line.

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