Howard Samuels, CPA | October 8, 2009
If you are running a small business, or are thinking of starting one, have you wondered if you need to be a corporation? Do you have employees or independent contractors working for you? Are you paying your help in the most tax efficient manner? Do you travel a lot for business and pleasure, or both? If so, are you deducting the correct portion of your trip? Are you maximizing how much money you...
Scott Ballum | September 27, 2009
Kylie Harper is not a bull-horns, marches, and rallies kind of activist. Not that she has any qualms about organizing her team to hit the streets to take down major corporations, she just does it with a soft voice - and aims for a soft underbelly. When we met up in the cafe of the Housing Works Used Bookstore in Soho, her first words were a softly amazed "I've got to sign this place up."In fact,...
Scott Ballum | September 20, 2009
“No matter what one’s class, race, gender, or social standing… without the capacity to think critically about ourselves and our lives, none of us would be able to move forward, to change, to grow.”-bell hooks, Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of FreedomIt is a common cry, the desire to have an impact on the world. We want to find meaning as to why we are here and a purpose with...