Protea Weekly – Episode 29 – What is the CTA – With Jeremy Little – CMPR

In this episode, Zane Stevens and Jeremy Little discuss the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) and its implications for businesses. The CTA, which is part of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020, aims to curb illegal activities such as money laundering and terrorist financing. The conversation covers the definition of beneficial owners, the types of entities…
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Protea Weekly – Episode 23 – Tax and bookkeeping should not mix!!!

In this episode, Zane Stevens discusses the benefits and drawbacks of using a tax provider for bookkeeping services. He explores the potential benefits, such as streamlined communication, consistent understanding of financials, convenience, integrated services, and cost savings. However, he also highlights the potential conflicts of interest, lack of specialization, reduced checks and balances, dependency and…
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The Importance of Product-Specific Costings

We have seen wineries set prices incorrectly (and not maximize profit), waste precious working capital on production on their less-profitable wines, and lose money on wines because they set marketing and programming budgets using a simple average cost, rather than a product-specific cost.