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Pivoting for Change

November 10, 2021

It’s autumn 2021, and we want to congratulate you. Your business survived. You’re still here and still pushing.    We want so badly for things to go smoothly again, but we’re getting no indications that we’re going back to the normal we knew pre-COVID. We’re moving…

Getting the Right Kind of Professional Financial Help

February 10, 2021

Below is a recent conversation I had with one of our long-term, entrepreneurial clients: Jane, the Client: So, one of my friends has just found out that the individual managing the finance and accounting operation for her organization made a number of pretty significant oversights. …

What Has Gone Right in 2020

December 22, 2020

2020 hasn’t gone the way anyone expected, giving everyone plenty of reasons to worry and fret. But I thought for this year-end blog it might be good to focus on the positive rather than the negative. I think we could all use more of the…

Gratitude in 2020

November 30, 2020

Well, 2020 hasn’t gone the way anyone predicted. But for that reason, I think it’s all the more important to remember the things that have gone well. Here at KBSCFO, some things haven’t worked out, but many things have gone right this year. The more…

The Ticking Time Bomb of the Excise Tax Increase

October 28, 2020

As you are probably well aware if you run a distillery, the prospect of an increase in the excise tax for distilled spirits is hanging over the industry’s head. In December 2017, Congress passed a bill that included a provision to temporarily lower the federal…