Author Archives: Janet Behm

Janet has over 25 years of experience as an Entrepreneur, Business Broker, and CFO; with specialties in Accounting, Tax, Systems Development, Internal Auditing, Management, Consulting, Contract Review, and Training. She has worked as a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), preparing businesses for sale by analyzing markets, coaching, packaging and selling/merging companies. She is also designated Enrolled Agent (EA) with the Internal Revenue Service.

Advantages of Using an Enrolled Agent for Your Taxes

Most businesses and individuals have, at some point, looked for professional help when filing their tax returns. Usually, the decision boils down to using a CPA or hiring an EA to prepare and file tax returns.

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Finance Legal

Best Business Structure for Small Business

When starting a small business, choosing the best legal structure is one of the most important decisions you can make. This decision will impact critical aspects of the business, including how much you are required to pay in taxes and the extent of your personal liability for financial debts and losses.

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Accounting Finance

Accountant vs. CPA: The 5 Main Differences

Certified Public Accountants

Even though the terms “accountant” and “Certified Public Accountant” are often used interchangeably, these positions are not entirely the same. All Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) have experience as accountants, but they are also recognized as being experts in their field. In other words, not all accountants have the qualifications to become a CPA. The following are five of the main differences between an accountant and a Certified Public Accountant.

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Tax Saving Strategies for Business Owners

Accounting Seminar

For many small business owners, tax consequences can mean the difference between having a profitable or unprofitable year. The last thing you want as a business owner is to pay more of your hard-earned income to Uncle Sam than is absolutely necessary. If you want to reduce your tax burden this year, the following tax saving strategies will help you do just that.

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Accounting Finance

5 Reasons to Reconsider Your Accounting Strategy


To run a successful business, you must regularly monitor the financial performance of your company. Instead of becoming too comfortable with the same accounting system, you should always be open to considering new procedures that provide the best support for your company’s financial goals. The following are indications that it may be time to seek out a more effective accounting strategy for your growing business.

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