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Let’s Talk Exit Strategy: How an Anticipatory Accountant Impacts the Value of Your Business

September 22, 2023

As a Fractional CFO and Anticipatory Accountant, I work with many business owners over long periods of time…from the time they are just getting off the ground until they are ready to step away from their business.  Business owners choose to leave their businesses behind…

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Expressing Our 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 KBS CFO, some things haven’t worked out, but many things have gone right this year. The…

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The Ticking Time Bomb of the Excise Tax Increase

October 28, 2020

As a distillery owner, you are probably well aware of the prospect of an increase in the excise tax for distilled spirits was hanging over the industry’s head till about two years ago. In December 2017, Congress passed a bill that included a provision to…

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When Piloting Your Business Doesn’t Mean Smooth Sailing

September 23, 2020

Recently I’ve been taking sailing lessons on the nearby Chesapeake Bay. It’s been a fun and relaxing pastime during a particularly stressful year. My sailing instructor has been teaching me watercraft safety rules and sharing some cautionary tales. What has been striking to me is…

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How KBS CFO Helps Distilleries Succeed Financially

September 2, 2020

Did you know that KBS CFO has practice that specializes in working with distilleries? We focus on the success, growth, and sustainability of distillery businesses. To aid in all of those goals, KBS CFO has designed a one-stop solution, addressing the financial and technological elements…