Do you run a seasonal small business—one where the bulk of your revenue comes in a few months or even weeks? If you do, chances are you are all too aware of the intense nature of the season—a time when you can't possibly keep up with the workload. One of the first things that slides during a crush of activity for many small seasonal businesses is accounting.
Do you know what to do if the IRS decides to audit you or your business? If you’re prepared and know what to expect, things will go more smoothly. There are important things you can do starting during your regular filing all the way through your official report.
Finding the right accountant for your business, but so is making sure you pay the right amount. You don’t want to overpay, but your accountant also needs to hit his or her own income targets. Depending on your business situation and accounting needs, there are several arrangements to choose from.