The Planner

The Planner is CORE Group's blog and a way to help others interested current tax planning and service news.

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Capital Improvements

Capital Improvements

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Christian Brim

Accountants are weird. They use funny words and use lots of spreadsheets.  One common word is Capital Improvements.  Similar words that they use to describe the same things: Capital Assets, Fixed Assets, Property, Real Estate, FF&E (Furniture, Fixtures, & Equipment).  In the accounting tax world, all of these terms describe something with an economic benefit beyond one year.

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Growing Profitably at All Stages

Growing Profitably at All Stages

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Christian Brim

Ask any entrepreneur about their business goals and the No. 1 or No. 2 answer is going to be something around growth. In my entrepreneurial circles, the questions are, “How much revenue do you have?” or “How many employees do you have?” Never, not once, have I asked the question, “Yeah, but how much money did you make?”

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