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Why is Money such a Taboo Subject?

June 1, 2021 | Comments Off on Why is Money such a Taboo Subject?

Money is a touchy subject for many.  Money brings up feelings of deep emotions, anxiety, shame, guilt, embarrassment, and much more when having to talk about income, expenses, and spending patterns.  Money is also seen as a measure of status and power.  By keeping money a taboo subject, we become unaware of better habits, healthier practices, and perspectives. Here at Applied Financial Services, Inc., we would like to change the taboo on money.  We are…

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Benefits of Outsourcing Bookkeeping Services

April 13, 2021 | Comments Off on Benefits of Outsourcing Bookkeeping Services
Outsourcing Bookkeeping Services

Do you have 25-150+ employees?  Are you tired of the never-ending change of bookkeepers-accountants who leave you constantly reinventing the wheel when the previous bookkeeper gives two-weeks notice?  Do you have piles of financial paperwork, but you don’t know what your finances actually look like? It may be time for you, your business, or nonprofit organization to think about outsourcing your bookkeeping and financial management services to Applied Financial Services, Inc.  By working with AFS.…

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Businesses Recovering and Flourishing in 2021

March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Businesses Recovering and Flourishing in 2021

March 2021 marks the one-year anniversary of the Covid-19 Pandemic. No one thought this the pandemic would last as long as it has.  Businesses have had to change drastically while business owners have had to make a lot of hard choices. Applied Financial Services, Inc. is just like you.  Due to Covid we have had to make changes we wish we did not have to make.  AFS had to reduce our staff, closed our physical…

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2021 tax calendar for small business owners, non-profits, and individuals

March 11, 2021 | Comments Off on 2021 tax calendar for small business owners, non-profits, and individuals
2021 tax calendar for small business owners, non-profits, and individuals

March 15, 2021: If your business is set up as an S-corporation or a partnership, your corporate income tax return is due today. Yes, that’s a full month before the deadline for personal income tax returns and returns for businesses that are set up as sole-proprietorships or LLCs! Pro tip: Keep in mind that an extension allows you extra time to file but does not extend the time you have to actually pay your income tax.  …

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What a Year

November 25, 2020 | Comments Off on What a Year

I hope this newsletter finds you and your loved ones well! As we see the colors of the season change (Fall 2020), it serves as a reminder to me of how much change we have undergone this year.  Never in all my life have I said “what a year” so many times.  We have all been stretched in our resilience, patience, creativity, and (hopefully) compassion in so many ways.  From COVID-19, shelter-in place, unprecedented fires…

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PPSC DIAPER DRIVE HELPED HUNDREDS OF MARIN FAMILIES

November 13, 2020 | Comments Off on PPSC DIAPER DRIVE HELPED HUNDREDS OF MARIN FAMILIES
PPSC and Applied Financial Services

In just one week, we have received 0ver 15,000 diapers and wipes, single strollers, double strollers, breast pumps, booster seats, car seats, baby bottles, bassinet, diaper pail, other baby items, and over $1,200 in monetary donations. If you would like to host a diaper drive for families in need in Marin or Sonoma, please click below. Host a Diaper Drive Marin & Sonoma Counties info@postpartumsc.org www.postpartumsc.org 415-326-3623

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NorCal 2020 Fire Donations Accepted

August 20, 2020 | Comments Off on NorCal 2020 Fire Donations Accepted

Hello neighbors, with so many firefighters on the line and more arriving from out of state , we are collecting donations for them.  Please feel free to drop off or mail to: Applied Financial Services, Inc 359 Bel Marin Keys Blvd Ste 1, Novato, Ca 94949Monday through Friday 9-5   Firefighters/police/first responder: Gold bond powder or spray Travel size hygiene products Shaving products(razors, shaving cream) Chapstick/lip balm Eye drops Baby wipes/wet wipes Wool Tube socks(new and…

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What challenging times 2020 has been

August 20, 2020 | Comments Off on What challenging times 2020 has been
Rising to Challenging Times

May you and yours be healthy!  What challenging times 2020 has been – COVID has turned us all upside down and shaken us to the core.  So many lives lost as millions have been impacted directly and indirectly from this awful virus.  A few of the questions that arise for me are: Will it ever be the same? Will we ever be able and comfortable to walk around without masks again and stop counting the social…

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3 Financial Steps Small-Business Owners Should Take Right Now

July 8, 2020 | Comments Off on 3 Financial Steps Small-Business Owners Should Take Right Now

Learn more about the three financial steps, small-business owners should take right now: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/348595 Optimize cash flow Build three forecasts Plan for a cash flow shortage

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How to Minimize Risk and Protect Your Money During Times of Crisis

June 26, 2020 | Comments Off on How to Minimize Risk and Protect Your Money During Times of Crisis

The pandemic has shown us, all, how important financial preparation is for households and all businesses. Learn more how to prepare and minimize risk during a crisis in the future: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/352252 Reduce and eliminate debt Consolidate your debt Find passive income or start a side hustle Have a savings fund Diversify your investments Be prepared

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Applied Financial Services, Inc.

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Address

PO Box 3002
Novato, 94948

Phone

Office: 415-842-7635

Applied Financial Services, Inc. provides customized, personalized bookkeeping and *accounting services for for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations in Marin County, Oakland, San Francisco, Sonoma, Petaluma, Santa Rosa and beyond.

*The services we provide do not require any certifications or additional licenses