Who knows what is next in this pandemic? Initially what started as a national emergency with a 15-day stay-at-home order has now dragged on for weeks with more restrictions and concerns as time has passed. Easter came and went in untraditional fashion. Memorial Day, the official start of summer, is here, yet most of us will again celebrate this holiday differently than we have in the past.
So much of what's happening is out of our hands. That's why, as a business owner and leader of your organization, it's important to recognize what you CAN control.
When the New Year's Eve ball dropped in Times Square, business owners' minds probably flooded with a vision for a very prosperous 2020. Little did they know that the streets of New York and cities across the country would be barren just a few months later due to a pandemic.
The COVID-19 outbreak has wreaked havoc on all businesses - large, small, domestic and international. There has been no place to hide! Now, the businesses still standing - especially smaller businesses - are in survival mode, doing whatever they can to maintain the financial wherewithal to keep running.
Skyler McCool first joined the firm as an intern amid the busy tax season of 2018. He went on to graduate with a degree in accounting and finance from Marian University in 2019. Last fall, he became part of our full-time family.
As a Staff Accountant in the Tax Services department, Skyler works with individuals, C-Corporations, S-Corporations, LLCs and Partnerships. His duties and responsibilities involve a variety of areas within federal and state taxation, including compliance, consulting and planning.