TAG: CPA

6 tips for organizing your finances

August 13, 2015By
Charts. Photo illustration: iStock.com/Tuomas Kujansuu

As a busy owner or manager of a landscape or lawn care firm, you have to juggle many functions. Unless you have someone on staff who has the skills to manage the finance and accounting piece, this function may be a source of frustration. The key is to stay organized. The following are six important things you can do to... read more

April 2014 Web Extra: Assembling your ESOP team

April 7, 2014By

Due to the complexities of setting up an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), featured in “Ownership pride,” proprietors must enlist the help of several experts to ensure the company has a smooth transition to an ESOP. Kelly Finnell, president of Executive Financial Services, calls these individuals your ESOP team and says it typically consists of: The company’s owner(s) or successor... read more

Choose a good accountant

February 22, 2013By

A good number cruncher is vital to your financial success. Should yours be an inside employee or an outside professional? Many small business owners don’t consider selecting an accountant to be a very important business decision. That can be a crucial mistake. I can tell you many stories in which my clients didn’t have the right accountant—and others in which... read more