The very first post on this blog, after introducing ourselves, was one titled 5 Reasons You Might Need An Accountant. It’s taken a while to follow it up with another post on what accountants can do for you.
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Let’s start with a disclaimer. Not all accountants do all of the things mentioned in this article. Some do more, some do less; some train, some do the work for you. All will help you with both your basic accounting needs, which includes bookkeeping and taxes. It’s always best to speak to someone you’re thinking about using to do your accounting to see all the things they might provide.
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Because we’re an accounting firm, you might think this post is more self serving that helpful, but we assure you that our intentions are good. We’ve worked with a lot of people who did their own taxes and budgets and sometimes had some costly mistakes. It’s not as easy as it sounds to keep up with your own records, especially if your career isn’t in finance.
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Because of that, and a few other things, we want to give 5 reasons why you might need an accountant. There are more, but we don’t want to overwhelm anyone. Let’s get started.
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Over the past six years we’ve given a lot of advice on many things related to financial health, both business and personal; budgeting, bookkeeping, accounting, income; etc. We’ve rarely talked about ourselves as a commercial for why anyone would want to work with us. Therefore, we’d like to take this opportunity to introduce ourselves again, and show why we feel we’re one of the top small accounting firms in the Syracuse and central New York area.
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Most articles concerning accountants offer advice on financial or tax issues. We’re not much different than the norm… until now. This time around we’re going to talk about what you should do for accountants… by not doing the 7 things we list below. Helping accountants help you; what a concept!
1. Never ask your accountant to lie for you
A common occurrence is having someone show up in an accountant’s office in some kind of financial trouble and offering all sorts of money for them to lie to whomever they’re in trouble with. This is a twofold problem for both the accountant and you.
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Accountants and accounting firms are there to help businesses with their finances, predictions, taxes, and in some circumstances help them grow. They can make recommendations on people to talk with to help get you out of financial difficulty. They make recommendations on the types of people you should talk to when you want to invest your money. They can even help you by offering ideas of services you should ship out to others so you can concentrate on your business and career.
With that said, as is pretty much true with almost everything else, an accountant’s effectiveness is only as strong as the information they get from their clients. What we’re talking about is being as honest as you can about what’s going on with your business and your finances.
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