Category: Business

The Difference Between Bookkeepers, Accountants, and CPAs

The terms bookkeeper, accountant, and CPA are often used interchangeably and frequently cause confusion to those not in the financial industry. Whether you’re hiring an employee or an outside consultant, it’s important to understand the difference between bookkeepers, accountants, and CPAs so you get the appropriate level of knowledge and experience—at the appropriate cost—for your… Read More »

Holiday Related Business Deductions

Accounting guidelines for holiday parties, gifts, and bonuses ‘Tis the season for giving. During the holidays, many businesses reward their employees’ efforts with holiday parties, gifts, or bonuses. Are you correctly accounting for these expenses? If not, you may be missing out on considerable business deductions. By properly managing your books during this season of… Read More »

Refining Your Filing

If you are like most small businesses, you have two sets of files going through March. Last year’s files are still in your cabinets and you’ve started creating this year’s files. For many the system is one that has been developed, changed, honed, tweaked, changed again, tweaked again, and again and again until you’ve found… Read More »