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Thank You to Our Clients, Partners, and Team

Thank You to Our Clients, Partners, and Team

Over here at ShayCPA, we’ve grown and learned a lot over the course of 2023. As I look back, I have a lot of gratitude.  This year, there were quite a few different highlights. We had some amazing accomplishments, including hitting our ten-year anniversary. And we’ve...

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ShayCPA Looks Back on 2023

ShayCPA Looks Back on 2023

It’s been a busy year for our team — in the best possible way. We’ve had the opportunity to travel all around the country to participate in a handful of exciting events, from our own company retreat to industry favorites like TechCrunch Disrupt and QuickBooks...

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PR For Your Startup – Is the Right Time Now?

PR For Your Startup – Is the Right Time Now?

By Scott Rosenblum As we head into 2024, founders might be reviewing revenue goals, hiring, operational costs, taxes, and marketing spending. Some may also be considering adding Public Relations to that spend to help build brand awareness.   Most founders hear that...

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6 Year-End Tax Planning Tips for 2023

6 Year-End Tax Planning Tips for 2023

As the year wraps up, it’s time to start making that list and checking it twice. No, it’s not your holiday gift list. It’s your year-end tax planning to-dos.  Taking some time to get yourself sorted could mean thousands of dollars of savings between your startup’s...

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Passing the Four-Part R&D Tax Credit Test

Passing the Four-Part R&D Tax Credit Test

Who wouldn’t want to cut their tax bill by as much as $500,000?  It’s no surprise, then, that a lot of companies — especially startups trying to extend their runway as much as possible — explore the R&D tax credit. Technically called the Credit for Increasing...

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Budgeting for 2024 for Your Tech Company

Budgeting for 2024 for Your Tech Company

Think back to the earliest days of your startup. What started off as nothing more than an idea bloomed into a company. How did that happen? To a large extent, you can probably chalk it up to careful planning followed by diligent execution. With the new year about to...

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Artificial Intelligence & Accounting

Artificial Intelligence & Accounting

On November 14, Akshay Shrimanker of Shay CPA P.C. participated in a panel discussion about accounting and artificial intelligence hosted by Michael Guthammar inside the offices of 24SevenOffice. The panel also included 24SevenOffice CEO Stian Rustad and Westmusa Inc....

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4 Tips to Help Tech Companies Handle Headhunting

4 Tips to Help Tech Companies Handle Headhunting

In an ideal world, the team you build at your tech startup should be lean and mean. Finding top talent means you get people on staff who can accomplish more with less guidance in less time. And that enables you to outdo your competition and grow faster. At the end of...

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C Corps vs. S Corps

C Corps vs. S Corps

When you’re getting a tech company off the ground, you’re faced with a lot of big decisions. From identifying the right funding sources to building your company’s branding, you’re making choices that will affect you from here on out. That’s particularly true when it...

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Tax Deductions for Startups

Tax Deductions for Startups

By Kacie Goff As you work to scale your startup, the old adage rings true: cash is king. The more cash you can have on hand, the easier it is to build your best product and launch into new opportunities. And tax deductions give you an excellent way to maximize your...

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Tech Company Tax Tips – by Akshay Shrimanker, CPA

Tech Company Tax Tips – by Akshay Shrimanker, CPA

Getting ready for tax season isn’t most people’s idea of fun. Here at ShayCPA, we think that’s most likely because it often comes with unexpected, unwelcome surprises. As a result, a lot of people feel tension at the mere mention of the word “taxes.” But it doesn’t...

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DELAWARE ANNUAL FILING-2022

DELAWARE ANNUAL FILING-2022

The Delaware Annual Filing is due on March 1st, just 3 weeks away. So make sure to be on the lookout for an email from your registered agent in Delaware. You can sometimes use their portal to file an entire annual report. You will need your file number, which you can...

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Meals and Entertainment Deduction

Meals and Entertainment Deduction

By: Kacie Goff When you’re launching a startup, the tax-deductibility of certain meals and entertainment can be particularly exciting. You need to eat, after all, so it seems like a pretty sweet deal that you might reap some tax benefits there. The trick, though, is...

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Your Guide to R&D Tax Credits

Your Guide to R&D Tax Credits

By: Kacie Goff Research and development (R&D) can help boost not just an individual business’s profitability, but also the economy around them. Dedicated R&D presents the opportunity to fine-tune innovations, allowing companies to forge new ground — and do so...

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