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The Planner is CORE Group's blog and a way to help others interested in up to date tax service news.

Telework, Taxes and Your Business

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Core Group

Working from home was already building momentum before “social distancing” became a household buzzword. Now, some studies predict that 50% of employees from one-third of companies may continue working from home long after the pandemic ends. Many businesses are beginning to hire employees who already reside in other states, which comes with drawbacks and perks. Employers have more options than ever before when recruiting new talent. Yet welcoming more remote workers aboard doesn’t just mean more employees are now working in dress shirts and sweatpants. If only it could be that simple . It has implications for your taxes as well –– especially if some of your employees have relocated to other states either temporarily or permanently. Here are some factors to consider when navigating this uncharted territory.

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Why do You Want to Grow? | Core Group US

Why do You Want to Grow?

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Christian Brim

Ask any entrepreneur if they want to grow, and with few exceptions, the answer will be YES! Ask them why they want to grow, and likely you will hear crickets. The why is critical, without it, you will fold when challenges arise. If you know the why, and you are passionate about it, you will figure out the how.

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The Monster in Your Closet: Local Tax Codes

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Core Group

As a child, you fear the monster in your closet. There are dark shadows peeking out of the cracked door. As soon as you turn on the light you see what you thought was a big one eyed monster was actually just your winter coat. The fear of the unknown does not disappear when you become an adult. Now you fear your finances and tax season, which without guidance, can be just as dark and scary. 

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Taxes and the Grand Canyon

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Core Group

Everyone says you have to see the Grand Canyon before you die. It is a life changing experience and photos do not do it justice. You hire a travel agent to book the trip for you and your spouse. Would you trust the travel agent to write your itinerary without ever meeting with you? The next thing you know you have tickets to take a helicopter tour around the Grand Canyon which is perfect except for your spouse’s fear of helicopters. It is important that you are a part of the planning process because you could have quickly informed the agent that it might be better to see the canyon from the observation deck instead. 

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Don't Quit

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Christian Brim

Originally this post was going to be on the need for continued Personal Growth.  It was going to be about how I choose to stretch myself by completing an Ironman Triathlon (half) and a marathon at age 50 in the same year.  But a funny thing happened along the way.

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