A new year is just around the corner and the last few months of 2018 are a critical time for year-end planning and preparation. Here are a few items you should include in your end-of-year business checklist. Maximize Your Tax Deductions Maximizing your tax deductions before January 1 should be top of mind and top of your list. Is there a piece of business equipment or new software that you’ve been eyeing? Now is the time to make that purchase.…