VT Tax & Finance Blog

Tips To Help Spot and Avoid Tax Scams

Mar 11, 2021
Tax season is a busy time of year. It is also busy for savvy criminals. Scammers impersonating the IRS either over-the-phone, by email or in-person can steal money from people. You should stay vigilant against these schemes.

CARES Act Stimulus Checks Via Debit Cards

Mar 08, 2021
Stimulus Checks Via Debit Cards

Employee Retention Tax Credit Update: 3/3/2021

Mar 04, 2021
Following is new information about the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC).

The March 15 Deadline for Business Tax Returns is Approaching: Avoid These Common Accounting Errors

Mar 01, 2021
As you prepare to wrap up your bookkeeping records for your accountant to submit your business income tax returns, be on the lookout for errors.

Business Survival & Growth Tips During Economic Uncertainty

Feb 25, 2021
After calculating your annual revenue for 2020, you noticed that the profit margins were a bit slimmer than you would’ve liked. Even though it’s a new year, we’re still going through a pandemic, and you…

Paycheck Protection Program Update: 2/23/2021

Feb 23, 2021
Following is new information about changes that President Biden is making so that PPP funding reaches smaller, minority-owned firms and sole proprietors that were left behind in previous rounds of aid.

How Divorce Can Impact Your Business

Feb 15, 2021
While being happily married and in love, no one wants to think about divorce. But if you are a business owner, it is something you should think about and the impacts it could have on your business if divorce should happen to you.

Vermont Small Business Survey Results Reveal a Continued Desire for State Legislative Reform

Feb 11, 2021
Vermont Small Business Survey Results Reveal a Continued Desire for State Legislative Reform

Urgent Update about the Employee Retention Tax Credit: 2/2/2021

Feb 02, 2021
Following is important information about the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC). Previously, if you received a PPP loan you could not take advantage of the ERC. However, with the new legislation, you…

Business Economic Relief Update: 1/27/2021

Jan 28, 2021
Following is important information from the Small Business Administration (SBA)and Vermont Agency of Commerce & Community Development (ACCD) highlighting the business economic relief programs.  

Paycheck Protection Program update: 1/22/2021

Jan 25, 2021
Paycheck Protection Program update: 1/22/2021

Paycheck Protection Program Update: 1/21/2021

Jan 21, 2021
Paycheck Protection Program Update: 1/21/2021

Which Password Managers Are Best Suited for You?

Jan 21, 2021
There are a variety of password managers available. Following are descriptions of three that could potentially work for you. Which you decide to go with will depend on your preferences and what features suite your needs.

What Does A Password Manager Do?

Jan 20, 2021
With all the logins come strong passwords that you will need to remember. A password manager will take a load off your mind by remembering all of them, so you don’t have to.

The 2021 Tax Tables are Now Available for Download

Jan 19, 2021
Davis & Hodgdon has published the 24th annual edition of the firm’s tax table brochure.

Is It Time for a Password Manager?

Jan 19, 2021
How many times have you had to create a password for a new website? Most likely it’s more than you can count on both hands. Have you ever reused a password? The answer is likely yes. Now we’ve all heard once or twice that we shouldn’t be reusing our passwords, but why? And if you don’t, how do you keep track of all of your different strong passwords? The solution is using a password manager so that all you have to remember is one master password.

Usefulness of Portable Scanners and Options

Jan 14, 2021
“Work on the go” has become increasingly popular with many people no longer tied to their desk in an office. With more people working remote and from home, they need portable office equipment that can travel. Portable scanners are a great option that allow you to scan items on the go or in your living room rather than at the office.

Paycheck Protection Program Update: 1/11/2021

Jan 11, 2021
Paycheck Protection Program Update: 1/11/2021 PPP2 Loan Program Update

5 Places to Get Away Without Getting Away This Winter 2021

Jan 07, 2021
While we are still in a global pandemic, many of you may be itching to get away, but getting out and enjoying the beautiful winter in Burlington does not need to be a big to do. There are plenty of things to do nearby that are convenient and safe and can feel like you are getting away without really having to.

Chart of Accounts- Critical For Bookkeeping Success 

Jan 07, 2021
Did you know that your QuickBooks Chart of Accounts file is the most critical component of your bookkeeping system? This chart of your general ledger (GL) accounts holds the framework in recording your bookkeeping transactions and producing your financial statements.