Operational Efficiencies Part IV – How to Prioritize and Decide What Opportunities to Explore and Implement

How to Prioritize

Welcome back to our series exploring the introduction of Operational Efficiencies to your business. In our first three installments, we discussed: The need for implementing efficiencies to thrive and create competitive advantage in a rapidly changing environment. “Rules of the Game” to encourage ideas and promote participation of all team members. Capturing and organizing ideas and opportunities for improvement. … [Read more...]

NEWS ALERT: Emancipation Day Pushes Tax Filing Date to April 18

If you are one of those adrenalin-junkies who waits until the last minute to file your taxes, you’ll have a few more days to fill the rush this year – thanks to Emancipation Day. Observance of this low-profile federal holiday, which was created to commemorate the end of slavery, has extended the 2017 tax filing date to Tuesday, April 18. Federal law dictates that the tax filing date cannot occur on a weekend day or federal holiday. A legal holiday in the District of Columbia, Emancipation Day recognizes the signing of the DC Compensated Emancipation Act of 1862 which ended slavery in our nation’s capital. IRS offices are closed April 16 in observance of Emancipation Day. This year, however, Emancipation Day falls on a Sunday, which pushes the official observance to Monday, April 17. With Monday designated as a federal holiday, the tax filing deadline moves to Tuesday, April 18. Filers may take advantage of this extended due date to gather their tax information. Please note the … [Read more...]

Operational Efficiencies Part III – Creating, Capturing and Organizing Your Ideas

Suggestion Box

Remember the old “suggestions box?” Input from all levels of the company drives success by bringing ideas and opportunities to the forefront that otherwise would not be considered. Including everyone in the suggestion loop promotes comradery, encourages ownership in the process and rewards good ideas and follow-thru with recognition. … [Read more...]

Growing the SJG Team, One Family Member at a Time

Nam Nguyen

S.J. Gorowitz Accounting & Tax Services, P.C. celebrates the latest tax deduction added to our family with the birth of Senior Associate Jane Ho’s son on December 24, 2016. Nam Nguyen weighed 6lbs. 13 oz. and measured 20 inches. Proud father Thao Nguyen and big sister Eileen have been enjoying their time with the growing family during Jane’s maternity leave. … [Read more...]