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3 Features to Look For in an Accounting Services Firm December 27, 2018

La Crosse, La Crosse County
3 Features to Look For in an Accounting Services Firm, La Crosse, Wisconsin

As a business owner, you need to focus on growing your bottom line. However, it can be challenging to stay focused among all of your daily tasks and responsibilities. Payroll and accounting are two of those jobs that should be handled by a professional bookkeeper. If you’re still hunting for the right accounting firm, look for one that offers the features listed below.  

What to Look For in a Bookkeeper

1. Professional Certifications

The standard certification for accountants is the Certified Public Accountant certificate. This shows the accountant has passed rigorous exams to become licensed and certified within their state. The exams cover financial and tax laws and regulations. They are also required to take continuing education classes to maintain their license. 

2. Range of Services

accounting firmLook for an accounting firm with a range of services to meet all of your business’s need. This may include payroll, finance management, auditing, and tax filing. Your accounting representative should also offer cash flow analysis and financial advice. If you have little to no experience with small business accounting, look for in-depth financial counseling. 

3. Industry Experience

Whether you’re in retail or the restaurant industry, find an accounting firm that specializes or has experience in your area of business. Firms with extensive experience can provide more useful advice with cash flow analysis, as well as maximize the amount you get back on your tax returns. 

 

Whether you need a professional accounting firm to oversee your payroll or file taxes for your business, turn to the team at Tostrud & Temp, S.C., in La Crosse, WI. With over 35 years in the industry, they have helped individuals and business owners with a wide range of financial services, from bookkeeping to auditing and financial analysis. Call (608) 784-8060 today to schedule an appointment with one of their expert accountants. You can also visit their website to browse a full list of their business services.

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