At some point in the life of a successful small business, it becomes necessary to hire more people. This is both an exciting time as well as a scary one. It’s exciting because it means you are finally starting to realize your dream of owning a vibrant, growing business. It’s stressful because it also means you now have to... Read More
Here at CustomOne CFO & Controllers, we receive many questions about all topics related to accounting methods and practices from small business owners throughout the Greater Des Moines Region. While all businesses are unique in their own right, some common questions tend to pertain to most small businesses. Here are a selected sampling of the questions we receive answered... Read More
In the Greater Des Moines Region, less than 20-percent of the population (33,094) are speakers of a language other than English. The most common primary languages spoken by this segment of the population, in order of their percentage of the population, are:
Providing Tax Advice for Our Non-English Speaking Businesses and Residents
So what... Read More
When it comes to the end of the year, there’s a lot of work for small business owners to do. For someone just starting out, or for someone whose business is starting to expand, this can be a complicated time of the year – and, unfortunately, a time of the year when small mistakes now could come back to... Read More
Des Moines CPAs not only assist in many beneficial ways with the small businesses here in the Des Moines Region, they also are more than willing to share some of the secrets to success they’ve learned through their years of experience in guiding small business owners to be the best they can be. Here are four valuable secrets they... Read More
As a small business owner, you end up doing a little bit of everything on a daily basis. You can switch from CEO to janitor to customer service rep at the drop of a hat, and most days have you dealing with problems you would never have anticipated.
So, when it comes time to tackle the books, it only makes sense... Read More
If you’re a Des Moines small business owner who has decided to outsource all or part of your accounting to an accounting service, the single most important documentation the service is going to require is your tax records. Let’s examine the types of tax documentation you’ll need to hand over to your accounting service to ensure that you are... Read More
Running a small business means you have to wear a lot of hats, and there might be no hat more important than that of bookkeeper. Keeping track of your money is a full-time job in and of itself, and accounts that are kept in poor condition end up doing nothing but dragging your whole business down. While it’s best... Read More
For Des Moines small business owners to underestimate the possible repercussions from not being totally in compliance with IRS regulations can be a costly mistake. Here in the Des Moines Region, a qualified CPA can be your best line of defense and your guarantee that your small business stays off the IRS radar.
The Consequences for Small Businesses Not Being... Read More
As a small business owner, you’re always looking for ways to boost your business. Today, we’re talking about three ways you can boost your company sales, profits, and size. At CustomOne CFO & Controllers, we provide Des Moines accounting services that help our clients make more money and grow their business. Read this article for our free business growth... Read More