Category Archives: Start-Ups

Choosing the Right CPA for Your Business

Whether you are starting a business or already operating one, an accountant can help play a critical role in your business planning and development. At first glance, many people assume that a CPA is good for bookkeeping and year-end taxes. While … Continue reading

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Save Taxes by Avoiding the Sole Proprietorship

Sole proprietorships are the most popular business organization structure. Why? The most common answer appears to be “it’s easy” or “it’s cheap.” While these two statements are true, the reality is that ease and cost put your assets (and viability) … Continue reading

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The tale of the chaotic accounting system

As you read this situation, try to be open-minded to see if some or all of the information applies to your company. Company Y installs QuickBooks accounting software for their small business with the best of hope. Their decision was … Continue reading

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SBIR Government Contract Accounting – Need A System Overhaul?

Have you experienced the following scenario? A Department of Defense (DOD) SBIR awardee undergoes an accounting system adequacy review and is told by the government that their system failed and that the funds should not be awarded until such time … Continue reading

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How to find free images for marketing materials

As a small business, the last thing you want to do is pay someone to provide you with images for your simple marketing materials. The problem is, you can’t just go to Google and search any image you want and … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding for your StartUp

Crowdfunding has gained a lot of attention recently by entrepreneurs around the world. The old school way of getting money to start your business has changed and now entrepreneurs are turning to the web to find small investments from a … Continue reading

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The Need To Plan

Picture this. You and your family are planning a cross country trip. You know you want to end up at a certain city, a certain place. But instead of taking the time to map out the trip you just get … Continue reading

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