Six Steps to Starting a Business in San Diego

Are you looking to start a business in San Diego?  Here are the basics on how to get started: 1. Make a Business Plan To begin, it is advised that you create a business plan before starting your business.  The business plan will help you get organized and, if you are...

For Profit or Not For Profit That is the Question

Should I declare my company as nonprofit or for-profit? Whether you should declare your company as a nonprofit organization or a for-profit company depends on the reason you founded your company.  Why did you start your company: did you aim to serve a philanthropic...

Healthy Families Act – SD Vs. CA

Understanding the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act, which regulates mandatory paid sick leave requirements, went into effect this month.  As an employer, it is important to understand how these new state and city...

An Intern’s Perspective at Cain Advisory Group

By: Sue Han and Alexa Fornes, current college interns Interning at Cain Advisory Group has been an entirely enriching experience for us.  The unique package offered by Cain Advisory Group has exposed us to different facets of the business and legal world in a...

Welcome new Team Members to Cain Advisory Group!

We are always striving to add value for you as a client and in light of this we would like to introduce you to several of our new team members at Cain Advisory Group. Jason Laccone is our new Tax and Accounting Manager.  His primary role will be to manage the tax and...

How to choose your accounting services

Every dollar counts for business owners, so if you don't know where you stand on a monthly basis, you may not be around at the end of the year.  And while using do-it-yourself accounting software can help monitor costs, the benefits of hiring good accountants extend...

Difference Between a P&L and Balance Sheet

I have been in business for the past 15 years and but only in the past one year have become more acutely aware of the how to best effectively run a business.  And when I say ‘run a business’ I mean to understand your Profit and Loss Statements (P&L) and other...

“Should I Consider Incorporating This Year?”

Whether you are just starting your business, or have been operating as a sole proprietorship or general partnership, you may find yourself wondering if you should incorporate.  Many business owners assume it will be too costly or time-consuming— but that isn’t...

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