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COVID-19 California Sales and Use Tax Extension & Relief

California Governor Newsom has allowed for emergency tax or fee relief from the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) for businesses directly affected by COVID-19. Relief may include filing and payment extensions or penalty and interest waivers for…

Update on Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) – Employee Sick and FMLA

Below are some general takeaways from the law signed by President Trump on 3/18/20 called the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Its effective date is April 2, 2020 It includes provisions for businesses with fewer than 500 employees to provide…

COVID-19 Small Business Emergency Loan Update

We hope this finds you healthy and safe. We know many are seeking information and help in times like these.  Our team is doing our best to keep up to date on new information and we’ll be posting relevant information, resources,…

How to Keep Track of Your Sales Channels in a Fractured System

A winery operation has more than the average business’ amount of sales channels. They usually have the tasting room sales, retail web sales, retail wine club sales, broker sales, distributor sales, and direct wholesale sales. They may even have classes,…

How Does Good Payroll Tracking Benefit Your Winery?

Payroll is a quintessential component of most small to large-scale businesses. But payroll is often neglected or incorrectly run which can cost the business in time, resources, money, and potentially labor fees. Payroll impacts your employees directly and helps to…

What Are the Steps to the Accounting Cycle?

Accountix works to bring accurate and reliable financial statements to all our clients so that their small business bookkeeping is not just handled, but can provide the information necessary for business growth and increased business efficiency. When working with a…

Satellite Santa Barbara: The Wine and Food Gem of State Street

The room is abuzz with laughter and conversation on a sunny Thursday afternoon in Santa Barbara, California. It's about lunchtime and Drew Cuddy -- the owner and founder of Satellite -- is active at the bar; laughing as he chats…

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Steps to Write a Purchase Order

Businesses are in frequent practice of ordering new things for the office, buying inventory, and spending money with vendors in a whole variety of ways.   Some of our clients ask us questions about the “purchasing” process and about POs.…

How Can Online Bill Pay Help Your Winery?

As a busy winery owner, you have a lot on your plate! Between caring for the vines to being the face of the winery in your tasting rooms you hardly have time to keep your bills in order and to…

Tips to Handle a Busy Workday

With the constant pinging of your messaging system internally, client calls, customer emails, and the countless amounts of tasks to divide your attention every day it’s easy to look up at 5 pm on Friday afternoon and ask yourself: “Wait,…