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I’m An Accountant, Not a Miracle Worker

By | July 18th, 2017|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , |

Something I wish clients understood: I am not a miracle worker.

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Five Common Business Budgeting Mistakes

By | June 14th, 2017|Categories: Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , , |

Here are 5 mistakes I see businesses make in the budgeting process.

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Hiring Employees: Is it a Want or a Need?

By | May 12th, 2017|Categories: Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , , |

Image courtesy of user "Geralt" on Pixabay.com One time I was helping a small business owner who was going through a rough time with her business. It was leaking cash, she was taking almost nothing out for herself, and she was burned out. Her business only took in about $50,000, but somehow she had [...]

Addition By Subtraction: Reducing Your Business’s Service Area

By | March 15th, 2017|Categories: Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , |

A few years ago, towards the end of the year, I got a voicemail from a frustrated business client. The profanity laced message went something like this: “I’m sick of this $hit and want to sell this f___ing business. I can’t take it any more. I want to get together to talk about closing or just [...]

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Can an Accountant “Save” a Struggling Business?

By | December 21st, 2016|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , |

Rarely do the “experts” define what “proactive” means, but one of the vibes I get is that our clients are these damsels in distress, wandering in the wilderness.

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