Author Archives: Martin Kamenski

R&D Tax Credits: All Your Questions Answered 

You might not think what you do as a creative entrepreneur counts as “research and development.” You’ve heard about R&D Tax Credits before but never thought you could be eligible for them. In fact, more businesses than ever are able to take advantage of these reductions on state and federal tax responsibilities, including those in […]

How to improve business systems for your creative practice 

It’s common for creative business owners to neglect fine-tuning their business systems. You may even worry that too many processes could stifle your creativity, or destroy the excitement of finding innovative solutions for each problem and project. But, in fact, having weak or no systems at all is taking valuable hours away from more important […]

Is my relationship with money affecting my business?

Understanding your relationship with money is important for you personally, but also for your business. You may be overcoming a real, deep, entrenched fear of money right now. Perhaps it’s stemming from the trauma of being a kid or a young adult dealing with bills that could never get paid, a steady stream of collections […]

Should I hire an employee in another state?

Whether we’re in the midst of a global pandemic or not, you’ve probably been thinking about creating a more flexible work environment. In fact, there are a LOT of reasons to consider remote employees–and we would know! Revel is a virtual practice and our team works from remote locations across the country. What benefits does […]

The Benefits of a Tech-Forward Accounting Firm

Not to toot our own horn, but we’re proud to call Revel CPA a modern firm for a modern world. 🎺🎺 We love helping creative business owners navigate the tangled web of business and taxes, and have a little fun while we’re at it. With mobile-friendly technologies, extensive creative industry experience, and transparent, predictable fees, […]

How to Minimize Tech Stack Disruptions to Your Clients and Your Firm

We’ve all been there… Someone who’s been on the team less than a year is sitting in a meeting and pipes up, “Hey, I just read that Toolio is sunsetting their sprockets solution. Do we have a transition plan?” Great. We’ve been using this platform for ages, and clients and our team are comfortable with […]

COVID-19 Relief with Martin (online course)

There is so much information out there about COVID-19 that it can be daunting trying to figure out where to begin. Are the moves you’re making are the absolute best for you and your business? Are you looking for clarity on EIDL or PPP loan forgiveness? We’ve put together a FREE course covering the various […]

The best accounting software for creative business owners

There are a LOT of accounting packages out there for a small and growing business to consider. While researching accounting platforms, it’s likely one or more of these questions have crossed your mind at one point or another: “Do I use QuickBooks? Seems like most people are?” “Do I use Wave? It’s free…” “Do I use […]

Who is a “Revel Creative”?

From time to time folks will approach us because they’ve heard about Revel through a friend or a recommendation request, and they’re wondering… am I the kind of business Revel works with? Is this going to be a good fit? 💭 Revel exists to serve clients in the “creative and entertainment industries,” but what does […]