Category Archives: Accounting

When Should I Hire a CPA?

You may be asking yourself, do I need to hire a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)? The answer is, it depends. There are many misconceptions about what a CPA actually does. What you may not know is that there are many CPAs out there who have never prepared a tax return in their whole career. In […]

5 Planning Areas to Focus on in 2018

It’s almost 2018!! Can you believe it? I sure can’t. With Thanksgiving approaching in just two days, now is the time to focus on planning for taxes, finances, and business strategy. What have you done to plan for your taxes for next year? What about financial planning? If you own a business, have you done […]

How to Choose the Right Inventory Management/POS System for Xero

I had a client come to me that was expanding their pet sitting services company to offer sale of organic pet treats. They wanted to sell the pet treats at local farmers markets and didn’t quite know where to start. I told them that there was a lot of investigation that needed to be done […]

Three Ways to Improve Your Company’s Accounting Function

We read numerous articles that talk about how technology is impacting the accounting functions of companies. We hear that if companies don’t keep up with technological advances, they will fall far behind the competition or even fail. I did not really understand what this meant until I started my own virtual CPA firm last year […]