Sign Your E-File Authorization Form

When completing a manual or paper tax return, you know how important it is to sign and date the document before mailing it in in order to make it legally binding. What about electronic filing – is signing still important? Our CPAs are breaking down why you need to sign your e-file authorization form and […]

Protecting Your Assets

A small business can have reasonably cost effective internal controls. Let’s talk about how and relate a horror story of what happens when your internal control is actually imaginary control. The story A business owner has a relative that really needs a job. The relative is hired to be the company accountant. Things seem to […]

Advice on Signing a Representation Letter with a CPA Firm

My CPA firm wants me to sign a representation letter. What do they think I am? A lying skunk? I remember being an entry level staff accountant and one of our audit clients asking me if we were going to require him to sign a liar’s letter. After all, didn’t we think that he was […]