Certified public accountants, or CPAs, can do more for you than merely keeping an eye on the books. Most entrepreneurs may take them for granted, but they can mean the difference between being in the black and red. They’ve got all the tips and tricks you need to track your cash flow.
They Can Correctly Price Your Item
There’s no question that all retailers are struggling with a dip in profits right now. Even so, your CPA can be an unexpected superhero in literally turning your fortunes around. They can perform critical market research, identify your financial liquidity, and make some basic predictions to update your price tags. Your services can also be valued this way, so don’t hesitate to try something unconventional!
They Provide Input on Staff Changes
Losing major accounts can lead to panic. The bottom line could plummet; it doesn’t have to bottom out, though. Your CPA can help you decide if you can afford to expand your team. Likewise, they can advise you if a current employee should go or if an entire department must downsize. Another helpful service that CPAs can handle is determining if your figures don’t look quite right – and discover an embezzler’s identity if need be!
They Help You Figure Out Your Value
Every business needs to start somewhere. Even today’s corporate heavyweights and titans of commerce had humble beginnings. Simple curiosity is reason enough to analyze just how much market value your company holds. Maybe the time has come for you to sell your business or divest yourself of personal assets after an acrimonious divorce? Regardless of the relevant circumstances, your CPA can help.
They Streamline the Retirement Process
Guiding your longtime employees into retirement can be a difficult task. This baffling process can vex even the savviest organizational heads. CPAs who have earned the Personal Financial Specialist designation are elites in the field of financial planning. As such, they can give you help with your financial concerns and their own when retirement is the matter at hand.
Trust the Professionals at the Harding Group
Unlike other accounting firms, The Harding Group, located in Annapolis, MD, will never charge you for emails or phone calls and strive for open communication with our clients. Whether you are interested in business advising, tax preparation, bookkeeping and accounting, payroll services, Training + support for QuickBooks, or retirement planning, we have the expertise and years of experience to help. We serve clients in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore, Severna Park, and Columbia. If you are ready to take the stress out of taxes, contact us online or give us a call at (410) 573-9991 for a free consultation. For more tax tips, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn.