Closeout 2016 right and prepare for 2017 with these tips for your business:
Download metrics. Run reports on Google Analytics and your point of sale system to spot trends and identify goals you’d like to capitalize on this next year.
Make charitable contributions. Tax code is sure to change in 2017. Check with your CPA to see if it might benefit you to maximize your 2016 donations.
Pay 2017 expenses in advance. Use some of your extra cash to pay things like rent, travel, and conference fees now so you can decrease your tax liability for 2016.
Plan your first campaign of 2017. Even if you only outline an idea, set the groundwork for your first marketing push of the year.Update security features. One credit card breach can take down your business. Make sure all software is up-to-date and EMV compliant.