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PRESS RELEASE: Cassidy Jakovickas, CPA of Fresno, CA Appointed to Intuit’s Accountant Council

Select Panel Advises on Products and Services that Accountants and Their Clients Want Most             FRESNO, CALIFORNIA – June 4, 2019 –Today, Intuit, Inc (Nasdaq: INTU) announced that Cassidy...

Beyond The Numbers: What We’ve Been Reading

Although our team loves using numbers and spreadsheets to help our clients make the best financial decisions, we also enjoy reading great books. Staying well read on both fiction and non-fiction books helps us hone our imagination and introduces us to new, sometimes...

Looking Back At April

It’s hard to believe that we’re at the end of April, but it’s true! This month, we helped our clients wrap up another great (and busy) tax season. There was, as always, a lot of paperwork, emails, and nail-biting involved in the days preceding April 15, but that’s all...

5 Last-Minute Tips For Filing Taxes in 2019

Well, April 15 is almost here, and the tax-related panic is thick. If you haven’t filed your 2018 tax paperwork and are rushing to get your taxes in by the deadline, we’ve decided to give you some last-minute tax advice that will hopefully help ease your stress....

An Introduction To Cybersecurity for Business Owners

Keeping your sensitive business and customer data secure has never been more critical. Whether you are a small business or a national corporation, you can't relax your defenses against those criminals seeking to take advantage of lazy cybersecurity policies. Virtually...

March News Roundup

Wow! It seems like we just started March and we’re already moving into April! As we move into the final stretch of tax season, we’re recapping this month’s news for you, just in case you missed it amid the tax-related hubbub. MBS Accountancy: November Review This...

4 Key Changes To Depreciation Under The TCJA

As the Tax Cuts and Job Act (TCJA) continues to be unraveled by tax professionals, it’s important to review the changes and their implications on business operations and tax strategies. In this article, we’ll highlight TCJA’s changes to first-year bonus depreciation,...

3 Ways A CPA Can Make Your Business Successful

It can often seem unnecessary to hire a certified public accountant (CPA) since bookkeepers and accountants are frequently believed to be the be-all-end-all for a business’ finances. However, there are certain advantages to having a CPA by your side. While we...

3 Myths You Shouldn’t Believe About Accountants

To a business owner, an accountant that helps make sense of business finances can seem like a godsend. Whether you’re just starting your business or are already established, having a great accountant by your side is a sure way to keep your business running smoothly....

3 Ways QuickBooks Apps Can Improve Your Business’ Efficiency

Over 5.6 million businesses use QuickBooks to streamline their business’ accounting. The eye-pleasing interface, streamlined workflows, and powerful automation that QuickBooks provides to these business owners are invaluable, saving them time and money. While...

Performing your Accounting in the Cloud

Reading Time: 2 minutesTaxes have been around as long as history goes back, and that means that accountants have been around just as long. However, this age-old line of work isn’t quite what it used to be. Even 20 years ago a typical accounting firm would conjure up...

Make a table of contents in your Google doc

Reading Time: 1 minuteDo you ever need to make a table of contents in your Google Doc? Google can do that! Around this time last year, we published a tip on making bookmarks in your Google Docs. Making a table of contents is a similar, equally excellent feature. If...

Save Money By Turning Off The TV- #FrugalFri

Reading Time: 2 minutesSource: Flickr One big way to save (even earn) money is to watch less television. Everyday after work I am tempted to turn on the TV. Once I get into a show I have little motivation to do anything else, and time spent watching TV is almost...

Supercharge Your Mobile Phone

Reading Time: 2 minutesFor many of us, our mobile device holds the key to our lives. We need our devices to sustainably get through our day.With that being said, mobile phones are complex beasts. They run entire operating systems on more advanced hardware than existed...

5 Signs You Need a New Tax Preparer

Reading Time: 2 minutesWith tax season winding down, most people have already had their appointments with their tax preparers. It’s time to reflect on that experience and decide if you need to find new help for next year. Not all signs of a bad tax preparer are...

10 Financial Mistakes to Stop Making in 2014

Reading Time: 1 minuteAre you a victim of financial mistakes? Here’s 10 ways to maximize your finances in 2014. http://bit.ly/1haLn44 Source: SalFalko, Flickr.com How will you avoid financial mistakes this...