Accountants The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Accountants en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:00:00 GMT So You're Being Audited. Now What? Seven steps to get you through the ordeal. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:00:00 GMT J.D. Roth Determining When You Should Hire a Full-Time Accountant Often entrepreneurs don't have the core competencies to understand accounting, which could result in a startup failing. Here is how an entrepreneur should approach hiring an accountant or outsourcing her financial tasks to ensure success. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:30:00 GMT Alex Katz The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business Sure, you're idea is unique but how businesses survive, or don't, is the same for everybody. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT Robert Tuchman Why You Should Be Using Your Accountant for More Than Taxes Finance folks and CEOs almost always think differently. That's something to take advantage of. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT Brian Hamilton What Your CPA Isn't Telling You At Entrepreneur magazine's Growth Conference this year, CPA and attorney Mark Kohler explained to an audience of entrepreneurs the importance of finding the right accountant for your business. Thu, 29 May 2014 17:30:00 GMT Andrea Huspeni 10 Questions to Ask When Working With an Accountant Ask your accountant these critical questions to better maximize your profits, tax savings, cash flow and more. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:00:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow All Business Entities Are Not Created Equal: Finding the Perfect One for You With tax season in full swing, now is the perfect time to being planning next year and figuring out if you want to change your business structure to help reduce taxes. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:30:00 GMT Jennifer Friedman It's Tax-Crunch Time: How to Keep Your Accounting in Check With tax season upon businesses, here are a few ways to make number crunching less daunting. Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:30:00 GMT Jody Pader Will Your Business Fall Victim to the Dreaded Tax Audit? Even if you have all of your ducks in a row, the IRS could hand select your return to be audited. Here are some reasons why. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:45:00 GMT Bonnie Lee How to Respond to a Letter From the IRS? Breathe. Getting a letter from the IRS can be a panic-inducing experience. Here's how to handle it and calm your nerves. Thu, 07 Nov 2013 14:30:00 GMT Amrik Randhawa Why You Shouldn't Take Business Advice From Your CPA Your CPA might try to convince you he's a business expert. Don't believe him. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:30:00 GMT Gene Marks How to Choose an Accountant Who Is Also an Advisor What an accountant can do to help keep your startup running. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 08:30:00 GMT Entrepreneur Staff 10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Tax Accountant While you may think of accountants as numbers people, a good accountant does more than just crunch the numbers. Here's what to ask to find the best one. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 03:00:00 GMT Jane Porter 4 Things to Do Before You Sell Your Business Sales of small businesses rose in 2012 and are expected to increase in the new year. Here's what you should do to prepare to sell. Tue, 11 Dec 2012 11:30:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha Hidden Cash: Tap Into R&D Tax Credits Many small businesses could save big bucks by taking advantage of a tax credit long popular with larger companies. Wed, 30 May 2012 08:00:00 GMT Randy Myers Three Tips for Avoiding a Tax Audit Accountant Mark Kohler offers advice for how you can keep the IRS from knocking on your door. Thu, 22 Mar 2012 08:00:00 GMT Mark J. Kohler For Help at Tax Time, a Matchmaker for Accountants How a former Travelocity VP can help match your startup with the perfect accountant Thu, 22 Mar 2012 03:37:00 GMT Jonathan Blum When to Hire a Bookkeeper or Accountant When QuickBooks takes you only so far, it's time to bring in a financial pro. Wed, 29 Jun 2011 00:08:00 GMT Eileen P. Gunn An Outsourced Accounting Franchise Goes Hi-Tech BookKeeping Express helps small-business owners virtually manage the back office. Tue, 07 Jun 2011 13:15:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold Three Common Small-Business Tax Mistakes Failing to track expenses and take certain deductions can cost your business money. Mon, 28 Mar 2011 00:01:00 GMT Karla Dennis