You don’t have to be an expert in taxes and accounting – that’s what you have an accountant for. Even though most business owners have a financial expert they can call, not all of them think about asking the right questions. Your CPA can solve many of your financial headaches for you if you reach out to them. Here we’ll explore six questions to ask your accountant during your next meeting or email exchange.
Bookkeeping for your business may inspire the same feelings as keeping a budget for your personal spending. As bothersome as it is to have to record every transaction, accurate bookkeeping is not optional when you’re running a business. Fortunately, you don’t have to do it alone. Your accountant can help you keep the books, and they’ll also help you prepare your financial statements.
Most people seek the assistance of an experienced accountant during tax season. That’s a good thing, because taxes are complicated and there are repercussions for not doing them right. On the one hand, you do not want to give the IRS money they didn’t ask for, but on the other hand, you have to pay what you legally owe. And while you may not give the matter much thought after the April filing deadline has come and gone, it’s a good idea to have an accountant on your side for other reasons, too. For example, you may need help with tax planning, audits, and making payment arrangements with the IRS.
Small business owners often try to save money by doing as much as they can on their own. Generally, bootstrapping is a good idea, especially if you’re just starting out. However, to keep a viable business up and running, you’ll need the assistance of an experienced accountant. Your business finances must be in order for you to keep your company afloat, and you also have to follow several rather tedious reporting requirements.
Tax season is still in full swing. In fact, many people won’t file their tax returns until it gets closer to the deadline, which is April 17th this year. Before you send off your return, it may be a good idea to let your Certified Public Accountant – short CPA – take a look. A CPA is an accountant who has completed a program of study in accounting, gained experience working in the field of public accounting, and passed a vigorous examination. Below you’ll learn why a CPA is the best person to talk to about your taxes.
Hiring a CPA to do your taxes can save you countless hours of pulling your hair out. It also saves you money, because they can help you find deductions and credits you didn’t even know about. We know that tax preparation is complicated – and it’s likely to stay that way. Below are some instances where you should really turn over your taxes to the experts to make sure you’re not paying too much.
Some people dislike bookkeeping just as much as another dreaded B-word: budgeting. While it’s true that keeping up with the finances isn’t fun for everyone, there are a lot of good reasons why business owners must concern themselves with it. The good news is that you don’t have to do the work yourself to gain the benefits of it.
It happens every year; April rolls around and you realize that it’s about time you started on those taxes before you miss the deadline and have to pay a fine. You don’t like filing your taxes or having to slog through them because you think they’re such a chore. But really, preparing your taxes can be fun, or at least, they’re a blast from our point of view. Let us tell you why.
QuickBooks is one of the premiere accounting software packages that is designed for small and medium-sized businesses. The software handles basic bookkeeping functions as well as monitors payments, keeps track of bills, and even deals with payroll, depending on the version of software you have. QuickBooks is used by over 80 percent of small businesses in the United States with over 1 million subscribers to the online version, QuickBooks Online.
With licensing in 49 states, Demian & Company offers boutique CPA services throughout East Brunswick and the surrounding area. With over 14 years of experience under their belt, they are ready to become your CPA of choice in all of your financial needs, both professional and personal.
There’s nothing scarier than the thought of being audited by the IRS, except maybe for being chased through the woods by an angry black bear. But while you might be able to lie down and cover your head and convince the bear to go away, the same tactic won’t have much effect on the IRS. So what should you do in the event of an audit? Well that depends on a couple of things.
Everyone knows that when you need your taxes done or some sort of auditing performed on your finances, a Certified Public Accountant is the way to go. After all, CPAs don’t just have a college degree backing up their expertise; they’ve also passed a strenuous and rigorous exam and sworn to uphold a code of ethics. However, there are also a variety of other services besides tax preparation and auditing that a CPA can assist you with.
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Filing your taxes is a pain in your bank account. Unless you make very little, you owe money to the government, and if you make a lot, then you owe a great deal. Luckily, the IRS offers tax deductions for everyone from individuals and investors to small business owners to help you keep as much of your hard earned money as is possible.
Over the past 14 years, the tax and accounting experts at Demian and Company, LLC have proudly served our clients in Cranford New Jersey with personalized service and great accounting. Now, we have expanded our service area to become ...