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Preparing To File Your 2015 Taxes

On February 18th, 2016, posted in: Accounting by 0 Comment

The tax filing deadline may have been extended this year (to April 18, 2016) but those additional days don’t mean you want to put off tax filing until the last minute. Here are some items you need to be aware of when preparing to file your 2015 business tax return: Accountants are extremely busy this..

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Choose A Business Micro Niche

On December 10th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

It’s been said more businesses are started during a down economy and while that may be true, many businesses that are started as a “whim” are those likely destined to failure. The reason is that you can’t simply create a business without having a focus and even a niche. (A two-year bankroll helps, too!) For..

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Play It Again, Sam!

On July 21st, 2015, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

It’s summer time! For many businesses, their business slows down and “the living is easy.” For The Accountant’s Office, business has speeded up! (A nice problem to have and I know we are blessed!) Already this year we have had more inquiries for our virtual accounting service and more new bill pay clients than we..

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Keep Your Workforce Engaged

On March 12th, 2015, posted in: Job opportunities, Marketing by 0 Comment

We have been in a serious growth mode at our virtual accounting office since early last fall! That means hiring, training, and keeping everyone engaged in the processes and procedures for the accounting services we provide for our clients. Because we are a virtual office, I do my best to keep everyone engaged. How? Here..

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Start Your Business Record Keeping Off Right

On February 5th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

As a virtual accountant this is obviously a topic that is near and dear to my heart – business record keeping. Whether you’re a first time entrepreneur or a long-time business owner, there is no time like the present to set up systems for keeping track of income and expenses for your business for 2015...

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Immediate Opening: PT FC Bookkeeper Work From Home

On January 5th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Job opportunities by 0 Comment

The Accountant’s Office, LLC, a well-established, respected, award-winning firm, has an immediate opening for an Accounting Associate. The Accounting Associate position is:   Permanent part-time bookkeeper working from home (Not a scam — no $ investment involved!) Average 20 – 30 hours per week with occasional bursts to 35 hours per week Primary responsibility will..

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Do You Wait Well?

On May 6th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

It often seems like we spend more time waiting than doing anything else, so learning to wait well is an important skill to cultivate. Whether it is traffic, meetings or results, waiting well is something every business professional needs to do. Those who don’t often build up impatience, stress and even anger (think road rage)..

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Ouch!

On April 8th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

I have a very painful paper cut on a knuckle today. I have no idea where it came from. Well, probably from a piece of paper, duh! Since our virtual accounting office is paperless, there aren’t too many pages floating around here and I try to avoid them whenever possible. Here are some tips to..

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What Is Your Personal Brand?

On December 20th, 2013, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

When you attend a networking event, chances are you’re asked to deliver your elevator speech. What if you don’t attend many networking events, how do you get your message out? The answer is simple: with your personal brand and your reputation. My virtual accounting firm was recognized by the BBB for our ethical practices –..

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Think Small! Celebrating #SmallBusinessSaturday

On November 29th, 2013, posted in: Accounting, Breaking News, Marketing by 0 Comment

Did you know that when you shop local 52% of what you spend stays in your community? I was pleasantly surprised when I heard that and that’s why, as a small business owner myself, I wanted to encourage you to shop local on #SmallBusinessSaturday (which is tomorrow, November 30). After you’ve shopped the malls or..

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