Watch Out for ‘Ghost’ Tax Return Preparers!

Unfortunately, the list of tax scams one must be wary of during tax season is fairly lengthy. And, though you should watch out for all the scams on that list, there’s one that is particularly prominent and sneaky, and has subsequently victimized many: ghost tax return preparers. Whether you’ve already finished your taxes this year […]

How to Protect Yourself from Tax Scams this Tax Season

Each year, while in the midst of tax season, taxpayers in North Carolina are warned to be wary of criminals posing as tax agents that carry out different scams. However, with every tax season comes increasingly sophisticated tax schemes, resulting in more and more reports of tax scams each year. In fact, according to a […]

6 Reasons Small Business Owners Need to Hire a CPA this Tax Season

Each year, millions of taxpayers around the country take it upon themselves to navigate through the complexities of tax preparation. However, attempting to prepare one’s taxes without assistance is very similar to attempting to perform surgery on oneself without proper training. This does not apply as much to individuals with simple income tax returns and […]

Choosing a Successor for Your Family Business

If your retirement is approaching, it’s time to consider who you may choose as a successor. It can be a daunting decision because of the amount of trust that you are placing in the person you choose. If you run a family business, it is important to separate your opinions as a family member from […]

4 Steps to Improve Profitability

For a company, stagnant or declining profits are obvious indicators that trouble is on the horizon, but even if profits are rising, there is always room for improvement. Here are a few steps you can take to get on the road to improved profitability.