At Steven M. Ellard CPA, we are passionate about helping your business succeed and believe in taking a proactive approach to client service—refocusing business owners on the future, instead of the past. While many accountants simply prepare tax returns and report back on prior year performance, our team is committed to helping clients understand what is happening today, and how it impacts their financial future.
We know first-hand that operating a business requires hard work, determination and countless hours spent on back office accounting work. We remove the burden of running your back office and empower you with customized accounting and advisory solutions; secure, real-time access to your financial information; and cutting-edge technology.
Our goal is simple: We want you to have a reason to celebrate your business and achieve what we’ve achieved ourselves—work-life balance, business success and financial stability.
What do accountants do with themselves after tax season? Actually, the same thing they do during busy season: They work hard for their clients. The only difference is that instead of cranking out tax returns, they help clients work through other aspects of their financial health—including issues revealed during the yearly tax return process.
Spend it? Save it? Invest it? Share it? Here are a few ideas for putting your tax refund to work for you:
Most professions have their own lingo, and accounting is no different. What is different is that you have a vested interest in understanding what your accountant tells you about your financial situation. So, here’s a quick primer on common accounting terms—some business-related, some general—to keep you in the know: