For those looking for an occupation that has competitive starting salaries as well as positive growth potential, consider the accounting and CPA field. Accountants, CPAs and financial analysts boast wages that are in the top tier for new university graduates and they also have the chance to earn considerable income in management roles.
Dr Cleland presented the initial module. He did not openly criticize accountants this time, after all, it was the CPA’s hosting it, but he gave almost the same speech (same jokes, too) as he had 20 years before.
Many accounting firms provide fitness credits or even have fitness classes within the office to keep their employees in shape. Some firms sponsor a variety of employee sports teams and clubs including running, scuba diving, curling, hockey and cricket to help their accountants have fun and reduce stress.
Every business owner knows their business can’t survive without sales. Wonder why this is a question that is always asked by my clients: “How can I increase sales?” You may find yourself as a business owner asking this question too.
We might guess that a building will last 50 years so we’ll transfer 2% of its cost from the Balance Sheet to the Income Statement each year. After 50 years we’ll have transferred all of its cost and we’ll have a Balance Sheet book value of $0.00.
Know-it-all, Kelvyn Peters had to jump to his feet and say that the doctor had said exactly the same thing 20 years ago. Where were the signs of change? Universities were still not teaching Accountants Soho how to help their clients.
Remember, you get what you pay for. If you have a guy you are paying $500 a month to and at the end of the year he prepares your tax return, what you have is a $6,000 tax preparer. If you are paying $2,000 a month and all the guy does is prepare your taxes, go hire the $6,000 preparer – it’s a better deal.
The goal of every accountant is to limit your tax burden. They will work to find all the deductions you are entitled. What they won’t do is intentionally lie or cheat. “Creative accounting” is a quick was to loose certification or end up in jail. No tax return is worth losing your certification.