Selecting an Accountant Fulton NY
Jack B Alter CPA
175 S 2nd St
Michel Tax & Accounting Service
30 1/2 Oswego St
David G Herring CPA
147 E Bridge St
Paul W Schneible CPA
168 W 1st St
Richard Heimerman CPA
135 Old Cove Rd #202
Caswell & Associates
P.O. Box 27
David M Smart
87 Downer St
Essential Bookkeeping Inc
Scott Accounting & Tax Service
P.O. Box 118
William P O'Keefe Jr CPA
181 Blackberry Rd #2
Selecting an Accountant
Selecting an AccountantInterview several candidates. Ask yourself the following:
- Does he or she specialize in small businesses of my size? Some firms specialize in and look for large clients.
- Does he or she adequately understand my business and its unique problems?
- Does he or she specialize in income taxes?
- Are other local business people familiar with this accountant?
- Has he or she received positive recommendations from my peers in the business community?
- Did the accountant explain the fee structure to me? Am I comfortable with it?
- Am I comfortable using this person as a business advisor?
Some accountants seek a professional designation to set themselves apart from others. Certified Public Accountants have attained the "CPA" title by passing a rigorous examination covering accounting, business law, auditing, and taxes. A CPA is required to have a college degree (or a high level of work experience), and must meet an annual continuing education requirement. The CPA license is administered in every state by some type of state licensing board. A CPA must abide by a code of professional ethics as administered by a state board of accountancy. Many small business owners are more comfortable choosing a CPA as their accountant because, as a rule, they feel it assures them a high level of professional co...
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