Monthly Archives: March 2014

27 03, 2014

Don’t Get Scammed, They Are Very Clever

By | 2014-03-27T15:25:30-07:00 March 27th, 2014|Blog, Business Advice, Tax|Comments Off on Don’t Get Scammed, They Are Very Clever

It’s unfortunate but every once in a while I get a call or an email asking if a request is legitimate from the IRS. Most of the time, a taxpayer’s hunch is that they are not real and no information was given. Billions of U.S. tax monies are refunded due to these criminals ability to [...]

20 03, 2014

So You Got an IRS Notice!

By | 2014-03-20T15:32:40-07:00 March 20th, 2014|Blog, Our Services|Comments Off on So You Got an IRS Notice!

First, I say “dang it”. I hate that when that happens. Second, dont worry! Each year the IRS sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers. Although some people may feel anxious when they receive one, many are easy to resolve (and many times they are wrong). Here’s what to do if you receive a [...]

10 03, 2014

The Relevant CPA

By | 2014-03-10T10:37:57-07:00 March 10th, 2014|Accounting, Blog, Business Advice, For CPA's|1 Comment

I am pretty involved in my profession. I make it a habit of attending at least 2 conferences a year NOT in Arizona usually sponsored by the AICPA and the Thriveal CPA Network. I am categorized very nicely as a small practitioner in a small firm and I am usually grouped with other CPA’s that [...]

3 03, 2014

The Journey of Value-Pricing

By | 2014-03-03T10:38:39-07:00 March 3rd, 2014|Blog, Business Advice|Comments Off on The Journey of Value-Pricing

This is an interesting topic and one I have spent a lot of time thinking about the last two years. In 2012, at MOD Ventures we changed our pricing structure from hourly billing to fixed price agreements and it’s been challenging to say the least. It’s a positive change but with all change there is [...]