CPA


Tracking Down the Competition

Competitive analysis is essential to a solid business plan. You need to know who and how you will be competing for revenue and market share with. To assume that the consumer has no alternatives to the company’s products is silly. What products are they using now in place your company’s services? How do you determine…


Are Accountants Overhead?

If you read any accounting or cost accounting book, the accounting department the accounting department is overhead.  In other words, this is an expense to support the organization; but doesn’t directly contribute to the company’s revenue generation. What is the result of this?  If there is a chance to shrink the accounting department, through technology…


Cutting away Dead Vines

This past weekend I spent a few hours cutting down blackberry vines and ivy.  Before I started the yard work, everything looked green and springlike.  The trees poking out of the overgrown ivy looked green and full of live. After I did a few test cuts into the ivy and blackberry vines; it soon became…


CPA

Today I renewed my CPA licence. Which has got me a bit philosophical today.  It’s one thing to get all the requirements completed, the test passed and to around of applause from your friends and family.  It’s quite another to keep up with the continuing educational requirements, keep up with the latest topics and scams,…