Posted on August 7, 2020
BST & Co. Announces Promotion of Staff Members
ALBANY, NY – AUGUST 4, 2020 – BST & Co. today announced a series of promotions at the Capital Region-based financial and management consulting firm.
Posted on August 6, 2020
Five Compelling Reasons to Consider Outsourcing
In prior blog posts, we have discussed the Benefits of Outsourcing, the Economics of Outsourcing, and Metrics that Matter. In and through these blogs, we have articulated a rationale for utilizing outsourcing – specifically accounting and finance – within an organization.
Posted on August 5, 2020
COVID-19 Crisis May Affect Tax Angles For Rental Property Losses
The economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis will cause many rental real estate properties to run up tax losses in 2020 — and possibly beyond. Here's a summary of important federal income tax rules for such losses.
Posted on July 24, 2020
Webinar Recording: The Benefits of Outsourcing Accounting
On July 14th, Kristen Berdar hosted a webinar titled “The Benefits of Outsourcing Accounting” where she discussed how businesses may benefit from outsourcing their accounting.
Posted on July 22, 2020
Can Your Business Survive and Even Thrive in These Trying Times?
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused difficulties for millions of businesses — from family-owned restaurants and niche manufacturers to multinational airlines and oil companies.
Posted on July 10, 2020
COVID-19 Pandemic Poses Complex HR Policy Questions
Questions from employers and employees about coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are multiplying almost as fast as the virus itself. Employers need to rely on a combination of authoritative legal and medical advice, and their own common sense, to keep employees safe.
Posted on July 8, 2020
Economics of Outsourcing
In this article, we will explore the potential cost savings that an organization may realize through outsourcing. The economic argument to consider outsourcing is quite compelling.
Posted on June 24, 2020
BST & Co. CPAs, LLP Announces Appointment of New Staff Members
ALBANY, NY – June 24, 2020 – BST & Co., LLP today announced a series of new staff appointments at the Capital Region-based financial and management consulting firm.
Posted on June 19, 2020
Metrics that Matter
Webster’s Dictionary defines metrics as standards of measurement and, while these are fundamentally quantitative in nature, metrics can also be viewed as pieces and parts of a story.  In this article, we will discuss why metrics matter and how they play an important role in the story of a business.
Posted on May 28, 2020
The Benefits of Outsourcing
Outsourcing - put simply - is looking outside of your organization for expertise. Organizations will often bring in external resources for knowledge in areas such as finance, law, HR, or payroll.
Posted on May 21, 2020
Your Personal Finances Haven’t Been Immune to the Pandemic
Pandemics on the scale of the current COVID-19 crisis don’t come along very often. But the damage they cause is almost impossible to escape.
Posted on May 21, 2020
IRS Addresses Those Items Thought to Have Slipped Through
In late March, the IRS announced that certain taxpayers generally have until July 15, 2020, to file and pay federal income taxes which were originally due on April 15. Since that guidance addressed the imminent and impending April 15 deadline, there were some taxpayers, tax forms, and tax payments that were not covered.
Posted on May 21, 2020
Benefit Programs Summary
BST & Co.has compiled the following guide to the numerous federal funding and relief programs available to businesses and individuals as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Posted on May 21, 2020
The New Workplace
The coronavirus global pandemic will be an event that will forever reshape our lives as well as our workplaces. Just as procedures changed for boarding airplanes after September 11, 2001, so will the impact of this virus change the way we live and work.
Posted on May 19, 2020
SBA Application for Forgiveness
On Friday, May 15, the SBA released its PPP Loan Forgiveness Application. The SBA has created definitive rules for certain items that had some uncertainty during the early stages of this program.
Posted on May 15, 2020
Is Outsourcing Right for Your Organization?
As an organization considers the appropriateness of outsourcing, it may be wise to begin that exploration with a basic explanation of what outsourcing is and is not.