There are many reasons to hire an accountant to help. Especially if you are just starting a new business venture. Helping you to navigate getting your business up and running, making sure you are in compliance and handling your taxes are among the many things an accountant can do help out your business.

Check out this article from fundera that discusses the many ways an accountant help you out. Enjoy the article and send me an email at scott@qbscott.com with any questions you may have or if you need help with your accounting.

Source: fundera.com | Re-Post Scott Meister 9/13/2018 –

Maybe you’ve just started your business, and you’re wondering if you need to hire an accountant. Or perhaps you’re still in the planning stages of a new business, and you’re deciding whether or not to hire an accountant before going all in.

If you ask an accountant whether or not you should work with someone to help you with your books professionally, you know the answer will be yes.

But you can trust that they’re not saying “yes” for their own edification. Most successful business owners who work closely with an accountant will tell you an accountant is an absolute must. In fact, results form a study conducted by Intuit, the maker of QuickBooks, TurboTax, and other financial software packages, show that 89% of small businesses say they see more success with an accountant or an advisor.

Still, it’s a reasonable to wonder if every single small business really needs an accountant. Isn’t hiring an accountant overkill if your business is very small? Can you just “wing it” until you get to a certain revenue level?

Read the full article…

 

Author: Scott Meister, CPA

I help small businesses, accountants, bookkeepers, office managers, and business owners with their accounting needs. I’ve used QuickBooks since 2002 and train folks on how to use it efficiently. I create high-quality video training tutorials for QuickBooks and post them on QBScott.com

Certifications include:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Bookkeeper (CB)
Advanced Certified ProAdvisor for QuickBooks Desktop
Advanced Certified ProAdvisor for QuickBooks Online
Certified ProAdvisor for QuickBooks Enterprise
Certified ProAdvisor for QuickBooks Point Of Sale