Monthly Archives: January 2015

5 ESSENTIAL TOOLS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Here are 5 tools  that I believe every business needs to grow and adapt in today’s technological environment! 1.) Social Media/ Hootsuite Today a social media presence is a MUST but with a catch. It is only useful to your business if you are engaging with your customers.  It’s easy to have an active Facebook and Twitter presence but if… Read more »

Businesses: How to Help Prepare for Audit Season

The busiest time of year for external financial statement auditors generally runs from January to April each year. But CPAs usually start gearing up for audit season in November of the preceding year. Accountants meet with clients, assign staff and schedule fieldwork. Then, the team conducts preliminary financial analytics, observes physical inventory counts, assesses risk factors… Read more »

Why You Need an Accountant for Your Small Business

This article is courtesy of  YFS MAGAZINE by  JEFREDA BROWN Reading the news headlines these days should be reason enough to make sure your business is operating in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations. Laws are constantly changing. Businesses are failing because of bad accounting, which means there was no third party to hold the business owner(s)… Read more »

Top 2 Issues That Will Affect Tax Payers This Tax Season

You don’t want to be surprised when it’s time for you to file your 2014 tax returns. There are 2 very important issues to keep in mind as individuals and businesses, passing of the Tax Increase Prevention Act and the Affordable Care Act requirements for reporting. Read more below to see how you could be affected…. Read more »

5 Accounting Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Small Business

5 Accounting Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Small Business Accounting mistakes can impede the growth of your small business and put it on shaky ground. Unfortunately, mistakes are all too common, especially for new or young businesses. Here are five of the most common accounting mistakes we see from small business owners. We also provide… Read more »

What Small Businesses Need to Do in 2015

The key to success for any business is to be well prepared and organized when it comes to important paperwork and deadlines, which certainly can be a challenge to maintain. But if done, it can ensure your business is in good standing and will help avoid costly issues. Here are three resolutions to set the… Read more »