Hearts of Gratitude: Celebrating 10 years of serving great clients!

On November 15th, 2011, posted in: Accounting, E-News by 0 Comment

My team and I are so very grateful for the opportunity to serve some really great clients and to do what we love to do in the virtual way that we do it. Celebrating 10 years in business wouldn’t have been near as fun without all the great clients, supporters, and NAWBO sisters who came..

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Who’s Watching Your Back?

On July 19th, 2011, posted in: E-News by 0 Comment

If you aren't watchful, you might miss them. That's where your trusted advisors come in. This month we are advising our clients (and you!) about 3 changes that will impact their businesses through the end of 2011. See the articles that follow for the good news and bad news for business owners.

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A Tribute to My Dad

On June 16th, 2011, posted in: E-News by 0 Comment

“They invented the word integrity to describe my Dad” is something I have said many times. My father, Robert W. Johnson, was Managing Partner of Deloitte in Phoenix for 13 years. So you can see why I’m an accountant – it’s genetic. Dad retired in 1981 and passed away in 2002, but his reputation lives..

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This is a Test…This is Just a Test!

On June 14th, 2011, posted in: E-News, Uncategorized by 1 Comment

It's possible that no one would ever know – except the client and me – but that wasn’t the point. The point was, he wanted to do something that was not just wrong, it was against the law. He had obviously come to the wrong firm, because we simply won’t do that.

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We are on the Radio

On May 19th, 2011, posted in: E-News, Uncategorized by 0 Comment

TAO CEO Carolyn Brown was a guest on the “Business for Breakfast” show with Ken Morgan on Money Radio 1510 recently. It is always fun to chat live about our unique services. Ken and his partner Julie Dougherty, CFP, have been interviewing all of the finalists for the Better Business Bureau Business Ethics Awards. Money..

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How Do You Bring Value?

On May 17th, 2011, posted in: Accounting, E-News, Marketing by 0 Comment

What do you know that would bring value to your client that is outside the scope of what you do for them? How would your client feel about you if you made a suggestion that could save him around $10,000 a year?

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Do You Have Endurance?

On April 26th, 2011, posted in: E-News, Uncategorized by 0 Comment

CPAs aren’t the only businesses with a busy season. Your business probably has one, too. How you deal with your busy season could be a key element in your business success. The strength and focus that’s needed to endure can propel your business forward in your non-peak times.

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You’re Invited to the YOB Fair

On March 15th, 2011, posted in: E-News by 0 Comment

The Accountant’s Office will have our first ever exhibit, so if you’re there, stop by and say “hi!” We will have a special coupon on-site. Ask us about it!

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Do You Have a YOB or a JOB?

On March 15th, 2011, posted in: E-News by 1 Comment

To survive in business and in life, you need to know what you stand for and have the ethics and integrity to live it out. You need to know who you are and whose you are. Then responding to tough situations will always be easier.

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If You Don’t Like the Answer…Ask a Different Question!

On January 27th, 2011, posted in: E-News by 0 Comment

Years ago I was working with the CPA of one of my clients; getting everything that he needed for income tax preparation to him. The tax return came in and I nearly choked when I saw the taxes due! My client had a special situation happen during the year, but still…! So I called my..

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