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Scott takes a long view of a client’s financial goals — whether personal or business — he does not simply churn out annual tax returns or prepare financial statements.

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Establish Greater Profitability and Business EffICIENCY!

Your business’ profitability and operational efficiency are at the center of your business’ success!

Our experience, resources, and attention to detail make our accounting services second-to-none. As an experienced accounting team, we look forward to the opportunity to help transform your business’ financials as we work with you to establish short- and long-term strategies for growth and profitability.

Working with us and enlisting our business services could make all the difference!

Whether you need help starting a business, cleaning up your bookkeeping, setting up QuickBooks, handling payroll, or you crave some much-needed business coaching or other strategic consulting, we have been doing this for years, and stay on top of all of the new regulations to help you take the most advantage possible. Legally, and ethically — and profitably.

We work with our clients in a relational way to help them experience the financial success they desire — whether the business is just an idea, relatively new, or a well-established entity. Whether small, large, or in need of some special attention, we have the experience you need so that you can focus on what your business does best.

 

Brand Leverage: How to Maximize your Houston Metro Small Business’ Strengths

Some nice news from the oh-so-kind people at the IRS. Shoot, I probably should have told you this sooner, so you could EAT BETTER.The "meals" deduction is back!Per the guidance released earlier this month, we can once again deduct MEALS for business. (Entertainment is...

Filing Late On Taxes? You Might Actually Be Among NW Houston’s Smartest

There are less than two weeks remaining before the tax deadline of April 17th.  Does that startle you? If you're filing late on taxes this year, let's talk. We can easily file an extension on your behalf, and make sure  that your return is handled as advantageously as...

Scott Terry’s Four Keys To Smarter Interview Questions

Firstly, with the advent of technology like Google's new "Duplex" system, it's going to reach a point (sooner than we realize) that Houston Metro businesses like yours -- and mine -- will have less use for employees that are mere "order takers" or who don't engage in...

Ask For The Sale! Houston Metro Business Owners Sales Psychology

I make it my goal in these weekly notes to pass along information which has proven useful to our firm and our more successful clients. I do this because we want to be a partner with you in helping you grow your Houston Metro business. We're not marketing "gurus"...

Three Guidelines for Developing a Successful Referral Network For Your Houston Metro Business

I've noticed something over the years about particular business people.Scratch beneath the seemingly successful exterior, and there is something very ... small about them. They are always looking for that edge over other people, and are continually in "take" mode.And...

2018 Tax Season Reflections From A Houston Metro Tax Professional

As I write, it's the day before tax day (which is Tuesday the 17th), and we are pushing hard during this final stretch. Procrastinators in Houston Metro are streaming through our doors, both virtual and actual (after all, we welcome them here), the phone is ringing...

Sales Positioning For Houston Metro Freelancers And Small Businesses

Have you ever heard of Mary Meeker? Perhaps not. But for those who follow securities analysts, she's a little bit like Michael Jordan. She's been issuing an "internet trends" report since the '90s -- and she's usually right. Which, I suppose, is rare for securities...

How To Find a Business Mentor In Houston Metro

We're knee-deep in extension-land for some of our individual and family clients from Houston Metro (extensions due in about a week). And I'm glad to say that we've been able to help a lot of families keep far more in their pockets than if they had used the "drag and...

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Three Easy Ways for Houston Metro Business Owners to Develop Delegation Skills

The corporation deadline for Houston Metro businesses is behind us, and we're taking a big breath around here (while still focusedly working through personal tax returns as well). Apparently, there are basketball games being played.  Not that we would know much about...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.
But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!