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35 W. Main Street
Suite B, #171
Ventura, CA 93001

805 643-3295

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Income Tax
 
JLZ offers the highest quality in personalized accounting, consulting, income tax, and payroll service.
Today At JLZ Services
        
Business Management Lighten Your Load  
If you want to continue to expand your business but cut back on personal involvement for a little while, use the following tactics.
 
IRS Issues Warning of Identity Theft Scams  
The Internal Revenue Service cautions small business taxpayers to be on the lookout for a new wave of scams using the IRS name in identity theft e-mails, or phishing, that have recently circulated.
 Friday March 27, 2015





Smiles Are Contagious
Spread a smile and learn to laugh. It has been reported that five-year-old children laugh an average of 113 times a day! By the time we reach 44, that number drops to only 11 times a day. Try to put some of the laughter back into your life. There's always tomorrow if today wasn't so productive. Feel good about now and look forward to the future.
 
        
 EMPLOYEE POLICY MANUAL
JLZ Employee Policy Manual
With our Employee Policy Manual 2015 create an employee handbook in about an hour.


Income Tax Services
   America's formost small business experts!
"Quality You Can Count On"      
Our office is staffed by highly knowledgeable tax professionals who will discover all possible tax savings opportunities which cover every imaginable tax related personal or business situation.
Our clients tell us their tax return is the most professional they have ever received. We take pride in our work and demand total accuracy in each phase of your return.
For more information about our tax related services
call our
Tax Hot Line toll free at 800-700-9150.        
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 WORKPLACE
  Alternative work schedules, make-up time, overtime laws, overtime exempt employees, meal periods, and rest period information found here. Know the rules and your rights in the workplace.
    
 BIZ ADVISORY
Here's a list of the proper steps to follow when making a business claim. Handling things from your side in an organized manner can speed up the claims process, and make sure that you receive the payment that you deserve.
    
 LOAN PREP
While bankers have gotten more shy about lending, that shouldn't stop you from trying to get a bank loan. Here are tips on how to bag a loan for your small business needs.
    
 PERSONNEL
Mistakenly classifying an employee as an independent contractor can cost you a bundle in fines and penalties. We've created this test based on the 20 factors used by the IRS to determine whether you have enough control over a worker to be an employer. 
    
 ASK THE EXPERT
Can I deduct a cash shortage or uniform costs and loss from an employee's paycheck? This is a common question frequently asked these days. We are also often asked how to properly deduct the cash shortage from the employee's paycheck.
    
 MONEY MATTERS
The primary purpose of using a cash flow budget is to predict your business's ability to take in more cash than it pays out. This will give you some indication of your business's ability to support you, the business owner.
    
 GAS MARKETING
Keeping A Tight Ship Tight
Pump calibration tests are not high tech and very simple.
Just 1 cu. in. "give-away" on every 5 gal sale could equal over $8000 per year in lost gross profits!
    
 MANAGEMENT

Here is a listing of the most common mistakes that business people make even if they have been in business for many years.
    
 NANCY'S NOTES

We've all been treated to these sorts of remarks and comments at businesses of all types. Here, based on my own stumbles down the rocky road, is just a sampling of things that a client or customer should never, ever hear at your business.
NANCY
    
 
 LEGAL DEPT.

As a suggestion, here are some steps that you can take to reduce the chances of a wrongful termination or an adverse action against you and your company.
    
 
 FOOD MART
Falling victim to counterfeiting, check or credit card fraud can devastate a small business. Since counterfeiting is mushrooming, entrepreneurs must focus their resources on prevention.
    
 
 FORMS LIBRARY
If you are hiring someone to operate a motor vehicle for your business, make sure you know what kind of driver your prospective new employee is. Good for current employees, too.

Sample Letter for Checking Driving Records

 
 
 SERVICE BAYS
From a survey of our auto repair shop clients comes a listing of causes that reduces technician productivity - resulting in low facility output, hence a loss of sales & profits. Check to see if you recognize any of these activities taking place in your shop.  
    
 TAX TIPS
You can only deduct those miscellaneous deductions that exceed a small percent of your Adjusted Gross Income. Start saving those receipts now!
    
 CA CLIENT NEWS

Ready to clean out the closet? Here is a suggested retention plan to comply with year 2015 regulations, and some guidelines to help streamline your company's document filing system.
    
 CUSTOMERS
Here are 27 ways to increase customer
loyalty and improve the prospects of
keeping customers longer.
    
 
 POLICIES
  Develop personnel policies as a roadmap for
employee behavior and standards at work.
    
 
 TIME MGT
  Time, one of your most valuable assets. As a business person, available time and schedule demands can make or break your day. Here is some handy advice about saving time.
    
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