Tax season can be a frustrating and troublesome time for many, especially if you own a small business or are faced with complicated tax returns. If your increasingly complex... Read More »
When tax season comes around every year, you have a crucial decision to make: Will you hire a tax preparer or go it alone? If your tax return is fairly simple and you're comfortable making the... Read More »
You should take some time to focus on exactly what you need your tax accountant to do. Here are some common situations:
Preparing your own taxes is time-consuming, stressful, or confusing.
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As a self-employed individual, generally you are required to file an annual return and pay estimated tax quarterly.
Self-employed individuals generally must pay self-employment tax (SE tax) as... Read More »
With a new year coming up, the tax season is around the corner. If you don’t want to be subject to the last-minute rush, you need to start preparing now for April.
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Time is a non-renewable resource. Every second you waste is a second you will never have back. Effective time management is one of the biggest keys to success for any business. Try this little... Read More »
Who is the best person to help you prepare your tax return?
Although business tax returns can be prepared by a number of different types of skilled accounting professionals, some are better... Read More »
The terms "bookkeeper," "accountant," and "CPA" are often used interchangeably. But they are not the same. These three professionals are very different in their scope... Read More »
Why Go Local? National chain tax preparers focus on tax laws that remain the same nationwide. Tax laws differ by state and even by city. A firm offering tax preparation to Chandler businesses and... Read More »
Ever caught a mistake while balancing your checkbook or reconciling your bank account statements? If so, you know how easy it is to make an error. “Is that a 1 or a 7? Is that decimal point in... Read More »
Bookkeeping is essentially one of the many factors that bring forth business success. For a company to grow, the owner should ensure that bookkeeping is done efficiently. Here are four tips that... Read More »
Many small and medium businesses (SMEs) opt to either attend to their own books, or employ a bookkeeper directly, reckoning that their experience and commitment to the business will reap its own... Read More »
If you started a new business in 2016, then April of 2017 is a first big milestone for your company. That’s the month when your first reported tax documentation is due to the IRS. Depending on... Read More »
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Tax planning is the... Read More »
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Not sure who to trust for business advice? If you only use an accountant for taxes then you are overlooking an important resource. An external accountant can provide vital knowledge about your... Read More »
Many small business owners think they’re saving money by handling their financials themselves. While it’s a real asset to learn bookkeeping basics, cash flow management and your tax... Read More »
Bookkeeping is one of the most essential tasks of any business. Without proper bookkeeping, your business could very quickly and easily crash into a wall. Small business owners can do their... Read More »
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According to Ajaero Tony Martins, having good bookkeeping and accounting can make or break your business. Read... Read More »
Being in business requires a lot of behind-the-scenes administration. From email management to marketing, to managing the incomings and outgoings of invoices versus expenses – if you’re... Read More »
As a business owner, you should always been looking for ways that you can improve systems, increase profit, and reduce spending. One of the options that should be considered is to hire a bookkeeper,... Read More »
Every business and not-for-profit entity needs a reliable bookkeeping system based on established accounting principles. Keep in mind that accounting is a much broader term than bookkeeping.... Read More »
If you are about to begin a new business, it is not wrong to be enticed about the very idea that you will be doing something fresh for yourself. Having a new business brings about enthusiasm... Read More »
When most people think about bookkeeping and accounting, they would be hard-pressed to describe the differences between each process. While bookkeepers and accountants share common goals, they... Read More »
As a home business owner, you may try to do everything yourself, including accounting. However, bookkeeping and accounting often prove to be extremely time consuming, as well as difficult if you... Read More »
Bookkeeping and accounting are both essential business functions required for all businesses. Bookkeeping is responsible for the recording of financial transactions. Accounting is responsible for... Read More »
Some small-business owners view bookkeeping as a burdensome task that takes them away from running their business. It makes others nervous, and they may second-guess their knowledge and skills in... Read More »
You probably know that mistakes in your bookkeeping can seriously damage your business. This is much more likely to happen if the job is being handled by someone who is not specifically trained for... Read More »
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Our last article focused on how bookkeeping saves you money and time. But how does... Read More »
Hopefully all of these benefits in the previous articles have convinced you that it is time it start outsourcing your bookkeeping. Outsourcing important, yet mundane, tasks like this is the first... Read More »
If you’re a small business owner, chances are that you’re a fan of the do-it-yourself lifestyle. After all, you went into business for yourself. But while many small business owners love... Read More »
Entrepreneurs thrive on a DIY mentality: Do everything you can yourself and don't pay for anything new until you have absolutely have to. It's especially difficult to justify hiring... Read More »
A new tax season is around the corner! At Sundin & Fish CPA in Chandler, AZ, we have been helping our clients save money on their taxes for over 17 years. We are some of the best accountants in... Read More »
There is no other to go around it – bookkeeping lies in the very heart of any kind of business, irrespective of its size, type, field or industry. Sadly enough, bookkeeping is... Read More »
When you own a small business, it is imperative that you keep a good set of books that are consistently and contemporaneously updated. The tax man will not be satisfied with records that were thrown... Read More »
Every business, no matter how small, needs a financial and tax advisor. But your business needs a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), not just an accountant.
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Let’s face it, bookkeeping is important in any business small or large sized. Sad to say, this process is often neglected which has a direct adverse effect on the business. In fact, according... Read More »
One of the key aspects of early tax planning you'll need to consider is your company's bookkeeping or record keeping.
Bookkeeping refers to the organization and storage of accounting and... Read More »
Small business owners can often be heard to say that they can’t afford an accountant or that they think an accountant is just there to fill out forms to keep the tax man happy.
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If you’re a contractor, freelancer or small business, understanding the ins and outs of your company tax affairs is probably the last thing on your mind. Claire Johnson, Managing Director of... Read More »
Accurate bookkeeping is a necessity if you run your own business. It may seem to be something of a chore but it’s vitally important that you keep track of your revenue and outgoings. Many... Read More »
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5 Reasons Why Attentive Bookkeeping Is Crucial for Small Business Success
Maintaining your books isn’t something you should do solely as a tax-savings strategy. If done right, it can also... Read More »
Keeping your Balance CEO Becky Brown spoke on the topic of the “Top 5 Reasons to Outsource Your Accounting. Here is a summary of her presentation:
1) Focus on Growth
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This is Part 4 of our "Advantages of Having a Bookkeeper" series. If you haven't seen the previous articles, they are posted on our website and cover time/cost efficiency, bill pay,... Read More »
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Everybody's skilled at something. You may be skilled at dentistry, construction, realty, or fighting a case in a court of law. However, no matter how skilled you may be in your profession and... Read More »
Are you trying to complete your taxes before the deadline, but have a few questions that need answered first? We have compiled a list of 10 tax tips to try to help you pass this roadblock and send... Read More »
What is Sales Tax? -
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The Arizona state sales tax rate for most retail purchases is 5.6% (effective June 1, 2013).... Read More »
What is a tax extension?
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What is a tax extension? How do tax extensions work? How do I file a tax extension? Are there any fees to file... Read More »
What are Financial Statements? Why do I need Financial Statements? Where do I get Financial Statements?
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Who Do I Give a Form 1099-MISC?
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CBSNews gives us the following guidelines for knowing when to file a form 1099. ... Read More »
Why Choose to be a S Corporation over a LLC?
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Clients sometimes ask, "What are the advantages of electing to be a S... Read More »
Why Hire a Bookkeeper?
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Julia Taylor is a fellow business owner and author of the following article on why hiring a bookkeeper could help save you... Read More »
There are many great reasons to hire an accountant to help you manage your finances. Yes, you can do your taxes by yourself. But you might not be aware of all of the different "perks" that are... Read More »