Sunday, January 14, 2018

Business in Hawaii with Reg Baker - State of Hawaii Technology Update

Aloha –

 

State of Hawaii CIO Todd Nacapuy and I discuss technology upgrades and Hawaii's Department of Taxation tax systems. What a challenge he has!!  And then add a massive tax reform package and watch out!!  Good luck Todd. 

 

This week's Show link - https://youtu.be/3Ir9sXC9RPk?t=30

 

Everyone have a great 2018!!

 

RB

 

Reg Baker

Host of Business in Hawaii

& Small Business Advocate

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Sunday, January 7, 2018

Business in Hawaii with Reg Baker - Training our Youth for Employment

Aloha and Happy New Year!

 

Educating our youth for employment and careers has changed. Unfortunately, our education system does not embrace this reality (some educators do try). Learn more on how you can help with the transformation in this week's Business in Hawaii:

 

 

I am presently on January 18 at 6:00 on Managing Chaos.  And we certainly have a lot of chaos these days!  Please see below for more info if interested in attending.  This presentation and event is sponsored by Talent HR Solutions:

 

Join us for Pupu's and Complimentary Seminar on January 18, 2018 at 6 to 8:00 p.m. Honolulu Club.  Please save the date for a Free Seminar for Small Businesses called "Managing Chao's."   During this presentation, our Guest speaker Reg Baker will share the following:

1.              What defines a good financial manager

2.             How do they add value to the company

3.             How to they collaborate and coordinate the various functions of a company like, sales, advertising and operations

4.             How to improve relationships with Bankers and Investors

5.             How to motivate and manage a work force including sales personnel

6.             How to protect company assets from fraud

Call or email Danice to RSVP no later than January 12, 2018.  Phone - (808) 354-0498  Email - dmah@talentsearchgroup.com

 

Hope to see you there!

 

Aloha,

 

RB

 

Reg Baker

Host of Business in Hawaii

& Small Business Advocate

Phone: (808) 753-6026

eFax: (866) 728-5419

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Friday, December 29, 2017

Business in Hawaii and Fox KHON2 Tax Reform Interviews

Aloha and Happy New Year!

 

This has certainly been a very busy week.  In addition to the Business in Hawaii Show I was interviewed three time by KHON2 about tax reform and had two articles published in the Hawaii Business Magazine.  See the links below for more information:

 

 

Everyone please have a safe and happy New Year.  See you next year!

 

Aloha,

 

RB

 

Reg Baker

Host of Business in Hawaii

& Small Business Advocate

Phone: (808) 753-6026

eFax: (866) 728-5419

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

KHON2 Interview on Tax Reform

Aloha –

 

For those that might be interested, here is my tax reform interview on KHON2 we did this morning. 

 

 

Ron Mizutani sure does ask some good questions! 

 

Hope everyone has a great New Year!

 

RB

 

Reg Baker, CPA PFS

Small Business Advocate

Phone: (808) 753-6026

eFax: (866) 728-5419

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Tax Reform Immediate Action Items!

Aloha!

 

For those who are interested in the current tax reform, please see my current (published today) article in Hawaii Business Magazine. 

 

Here is the link - http://www.hawaiibusiness.com/most-hawaii-small-business-owners-will-save-on-taxes/

 

Immediate action items for 2017 – if you have not already, take all the deductions you can for 2017.  Prepay expenses if possible. Defer revenue to 2018.  Deposit checks or process invoices after January 1, 2018. 

 

Aloha and Happy New Year!!

 

RB

 

Reg Baker, CPA PFS

Small Business Advocate

Phone: (808) 753-6026

eFax: (866) 728-5419

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Friday, December 22, 2017

Business in Hawaii

Aloha!

 

This week's Business in Hawaii features guest host Dailyn Yanagida and guest Chad Higa of Express Employment Professionals, the largest staffing company in the US with 750 locations.  Dailyn and Chad discuss the very challenging employment situation in Hawaii and what companies can do to deal with the challenge.

 

Here is the link to this week's show - https://youtu.be/RW2UJdRGmBc?t=27

 

Have a very Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas) and I'll be back on the air next week.

 

Aloha,

 

RB

 

Reg Baker

Host of Business in Hawaii

& Small Business Advocate

Phone: (808) 753-6026

eFax: (866) 728-5419

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

FW: What Small Business Owners Can Learn from the Uber Fiasco – Hawaii Business Magazine

Aloha!

 

The Business in Hawaii Show is dark this week.  Going to enjoy the week with family and get ready for next year.

 

Here is my article just published in the Hawaii Business Magazine.  Essentially, the message is everyone needs to appreciate their limits. 

 

http://www.hawaiibusiness.com/what-small-business-owners-can-learn-from-the-uber-fiasco/

 

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

 

Aloha,

 

RB

 

Reg Baker, CPA PFS

Small Business Advocate

Ph: (808) 753-6026

Fax: (866) 728-5419

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