Ready to Pay Your Income Taxes?

On January 12th, 2012, posted in: Accounting by 0 Comment

Fourth quarter 2011 estimated income taxes must be postmarked by January 17. Because of the 15th beginning on a Sunday and Martin Luther King Day on Monday, January 16th, you get a little bit of a free extension. Make sure that your payment is enough to assure that you are penalty-proof. Check with your CPA..

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Are You Using Your Arizona Income Tax Credits?

On December 9th, 2011, posted in: Accounting by 0 Comment

Did you know you can make a donation to a qualified charity rather than paying all of your state income taxes in Arizona? It’s true and under this provision, according to the Arizona Department of Revenue, residents can help those in need and it wouldn’t cost them a cent. The reason? The State of Arizona..

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How Do You Think?

On November 29th, 2011, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 1 Comment

Don Henninger and I were chatting at the recent Phoenix Business Journal Business Growth Expo. We were discussing spending time thinking strategically. We agreed that it was important, but that many times we even forget to pay attention to whether or not we’re doing it. I told him I have a question pop up in..

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Year-end is Coming Fast: Are You Ready?

On November 17th, 2011, posted in: Accounting by 0 Comment

It’s hard to believe that there is only a little more than 6 weeks left in 2011, but it’s true. If you haven’t looked at how your business activities in 2011 will impact your income tax situation, now is the time. Since some tax strategies can only be implemented before year-end, November is the perfect..

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Do You Ask For Feedback?

On October 4th, 2011, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 1 Comment

The next time you do any kind of a presentation, whether it is leading a team meeting or doing a formal presentation or hosting a virtual team meeting, ask someone you know and trust to give you specific feedback: what worked and what didn’t work. It will help you grow!

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AZ Employers: Watch Your Mail

On September 22nd, 2011, posted in: Accounting by 0 Comment

If you have employees in the State of Arizona, be watching your mailbox for a notice from the Arizona Department of Economic Security. It will tell you how much you owe in taxes for the first 2 quarters of 2011 for the new surcharge that the legislature made retroactive to January 1, 2011. The payment..

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Did You File an Extension?

On August 18th, 2011, posted in: Accounting by 0 Comment

Most CPAs request that they receive everything needed to prepare the tax returns a minimum of 30 days prior to the filing deadline. If you don’t have all the information available, consider filing in a timely manner and amending the return later to save late filing penalties. As your virtual accountants, we are here to provide support and assistance to our clients.

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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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Have You Captured the Mind Share?

On July 12th, 2011, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

We recently had a financial professional call us to help one of his clients. He had asked several CPAs, other financial professionals, and attorneys who could meet his client's need. Everyone, every single person, that he talked to said, "Call The Accountant's Office." We have been blessed to capture the mind share. That's why we're growing.

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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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