1. More Benefits of Small Business Advisors

    In our last entry, we highlighted some of the benefits small businesses can reap from hiring a small business advisor. Whether you are a serial entrepreneur starting your next venture or a newcomer with an idea for the next big app, small businesses pop up every day and many of them need helpful insight to ensure they will last. From a qualified bookkeeper and accountant to someone who understands…Read More

  2. Advantages of a Small Business Advisor

    America has long been regarded as the land of opportunity, which means the entrepreneurial spirit runs rampant across this country. Now more than ever people are leaving the corporate world and striking out on their own in order to bring their next big idea to market or provide a service where they see a need. However, many would be small business owners chomp at the bit, biting off far more than …Read More

  3. How Your Small Business can Benefit from a Bookkeeper

    Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur who is just starting out with a fledgling business or you’re a seasoned veteran embarking on a new passion project or start-up venture, there are countless things to juggle. From finding the funds to locating the right space for your brick and mortar shop, the list of things to keep in mind never seems to end. When it comes to the funds for your small bus…Read More

  4. Just What is a CPA?

    Here at Charles Allen, CPA, we throw out a lot of words that involve money, taxes, retirement, debt settlement, and other accounting jargon that should mean something to you. However, in that kerfuffle of words, decimals, and dollars, you may be wondering one thing: what exactly is a CPA and what can we do to help you achieve your monetary goals? If there is anything we want for our clients, it is…Read More

  5. Do I Need An Accountant For My Small Business?

    Whether you currently own a small business or you’re considering starting one, running a business often requires making a cornucopia of tough decisions. At Charles Allen, CPA, we’ve helped hundreds of companies throughout Kansas make successful financial decisions when it comes to their bottom line. If you don’t feel comfortable making these large financial decisions on your own, a certified…Read More

  6. 8 Year-End Small Business Tax Tips

    As 2016 officially winds down, many small business owners reach out to our tax planning experts for last-minute tax tips and advice. At Charles Allen, CPA, our tax preparation and planning specialists are passionate about helping small business owners get the most out of their taxes. Once the year ends, you may lose the ability to claim certain tax deductions and benefits, so it’s important to m…Read More

  7. Top 5 Tips For The 2017 Tax Season

    With 2017 right around the corner, it’s hard to believe we’ll be wrapping up the 2016 tax season soon. If you’re looking to get a head start on some of your 2017 tax filing and organizing, there are a handful of things you can do to ensure you cover all of the bases. At Charles Allen, CPA, we’ve helped hundreds of people and businesses throughout Kansas successfully prepare and plan their …Read More

  8. Common Reasons The IRS Will Audit You

    If you’re a small business owner, one of your biggest fears is most likely being audited by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The IRS conducts audits in an effort to help minimize the tax gap, or if there is a difference between what the IRS is owed and what they actually receive. The Internal Revenue Service has also been known to perform random audits on businesses or taxpayers that display …Read More

  9. Top 5 Retirement Planning Tips For 2017

    Whether you’re in the beginning stages of retirement planning or your final day of work is just around the corner, planning for retirement is something everyone should look forward to! Many Kansas residents see retirement as a time to where they can finally relax and explore all that life has to offer through spending time with family and traveling around the globe. If this dreamy scenario sound…Read More

  10. 5 Signs It’s Time To Hire An Accountant

    While many Kansas folk choose to file their taxes or manage their small businesses all by their lonesome, there are a variety of benefits that come along with hiring a certified public accountant (CPA). At Charles Allen, CPA, our accounting and tax planning wizards understand how difficult it can be to navigate through your personal and professional finances, which is why we’re proud to offer ou…Read More