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How to Prepare for This Tax Season

As another tax season approaches, it’s crucial for businesses to ensure they’re adequately prepared to navigate the complexities of tax compliance and optimization. At CFO Source, we understand the importance of strategic financial management, and we’re here to provide you with essential tips on how to prepare effectively for this tax season. Stay Organized Throughout […]

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The Difference Between a QuickBooks Amateur and a QuickBooks Pro

QuickBooks is a powerful accounting software used by millions of businesses to manage their financial records, track expenses, and streamline financial processes. While QuickBooks is user-friendly and designed to be accessible to non-accountants, there is still a significant difference between a QuickBooks amateur and a QuickBooks Pro. Keep reading to learn the distinctions between these […]

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Why Keeping Good Books is Critical to Success

In the world of business, the term “keeping good books” refers to the meticulous and accurate recording of financial transactions and maintaining organized financial records. While it may seem like a tedious and time-consuming task, keeping good books is a critical practice for achieving success, whether you’re a business owner or a nonprofit organization. This […]

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Why QuickBooks is the Best Bookkeeping Software

Effective bookkeeping is the backbone of financial management for businesses of all sizes. It’s crucial to maintain accurate records, track expenses, and manage finances efficiently. Among the various bookkeeping software options available, QuickBooks stands out as a trusted and widely used solution. In this blog, we’ll explore why QuickBooks is considered the best bookkeeping software […]

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5 Things to Ask Before Hiring an Accountant

Hiring an accountant is a significant decision for individuals and businesses alike. Whether you need someone to manage your personal finances or handle the financial complexities of your company, finding the right accountant is crucial. To ensure you make an informed choice, here are five essential questions to ask before hiring an accountant. 1. What […]

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Benefits of Expert Financial Analysis

In today’s dynamic and competitive business landscape, sound financial analysis is an indispensable tool for driving strategic decision-making and achieving sustainable growth. Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) hold a pivotal role in steering their organizations toward success, and leveraging expert financial analysis is crucial for fulfilling this responsibility effectively. In this article, we will delve into […]

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Consequences of Bookkeeping Mistakes

Bookkeeping mistakes can have significant consequences for businesses, ranging from financial losses and legal complications to damaged reputations and strained relationships. Accurate bookkeeping is crucial for maintaining the financial health and stability of a company. As someone who has been providing Marylanders with accounting services for years, we understand this at CFO Source and want […]

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DIY Bookkeeping Horror Stories

Bookkeeping is an essential aspect of any business, providing valuable insights into financial health, tax compliance, and overall decision-making. While some businesses opt to outsource their bookkeeping to professionals, others choose to embark on the do-it-yourself (DIY) path. However, as with any DIY endeavor, bookkeeping can sometimes turn into a horror story, filled with haunting […]

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Key Accounting Numbers to Guide Your Business

It’s not an understatement that small business owners carry a lot of weight on their shoulders. From sales and marketing to production, customer service, and overall financial management, small business owners have many responsibilities. Running a successful business requires careful monitoring and analysis of various financial metrics. These key accounting numbers provide valuable insights into […]

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Key Financial Ratios You Should Know

Financial ratios are important because they give you, as a business owner, a way to evaluate financial performance beyond financial statements and compare it to similar businesses in your industry. By using ratios, you can gain insight into your company’s profitability, efficiency, liquidity, and solvency. Here are some key financial ratios you should know as […]

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What Our Clients Say...

"We struggled for several years with high turnover in our bookkeeper position, which resulted in missed billings and duplicate payments. Craig Kershaw was able to locate a high caliber person who quickly took over the accounting and is now helping to expand the business into new markets. I no longer worry about whether my accounting is being done properly."

-Bryant Brambeck, Owner, Liberty Emblem Company

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