Techniques to Easily Track Your Time

Billing by the hour is fairly common for certain industries. When I worked for a public accounting firm, I had to track my hours so the firm could bill accordingly. Now that I have my own business, I try to avoid that practice by charging flat fees for my services,...

The CPA Misconception: A CPA’s Education

Last time we talked about what a CPA really is, in my attempt to break the misconception that all CPAs just do tax work. In this second part of our three part series on the CPA Misconception, we are going to talk about a CPA’s education. You’ll notice that...

Merging Accounting Systems

28% of executives are planning for either a merger or acquisition in 2013. This is a crazy statistic published in a recent article on CGMA Magazine’s website. The article makes the argument that one of the most common mistakes among executives is failing to plan...

The CPA Misconception: What is a CPA?

It’s that time of year that everyone remembers those three pesky letters – C.P.A. We are here to get you out of any tax issue, right? Wrong!! The most common misconception facing my industry is that CPA is equal to tax person. Whenever I introduce myself...