Episode 127: What are the benefits of hiring a CPA?

income tax interview Dec 29, 2020

On this episode, my guest, Biz Money Coach Meg K. Wheeler, discusses the benefits of hiring a CPA for your small business.

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Today on the podcast we're answering the question "What are the benefits/pitfalls of hiring a tax strategist versus a CPA?"

If you're working on anything related to tax, you want someone who knows what they are doing. Meg suggests you be careful about anyone who is calling themselves a tax strategist, and make sure you are working with a CPA or a tax lawyer like Braden. You don't need a CPA or tax lawyer to provide tax returns.

Beyond tax prep, you should hire a CPA anytime you want to understand how to maximize your business operations. For example, when you start selling more and making more money, should you consider becoming an s corp. Anytime you're doing anything different like expanding into more states, changing up your product lines, selling internationally, or even if you are just starting out.  A one hour conversation can sometimes give you what you need for the next 6 months to a year. It is recommended you look for a CPA that has tax expertise, not all of them do. 

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