Planning in a Time of Uncertainty

It seems that I am hearing a lot more about M & A than I have in a number of years. Is that because I am older and many of the business owners I come in contact with every day are older and looking at options for exit strategies or succession planning? Could it...

Certainty

Merriam-Webster lists the following as synonyms for the word certainty; assurance, confidence and surety. As Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), we offer assurance services when we prepare audited, reviewed or compiled financial statements for our customers. But why...

Certainty in price: Does your CPA offer this?

Will you be surprised when you open your CPA firm’s invoice? You shoudn’t be. At Corbett, Duncan & Hubly (CDH), we believe our customers deserve to know exactly how much they’re going to pay for the services we provide. That is why we draft...

Obtaining Better Pricing

Larger companies often get better pricing in many categories of goods and services than their middle market competitors. That is mainly because of the volume of those goods and services they purchase – just another way of saying “volume discount.” They...

Staring Over the Fiscal Cliff: Where are the Leaders?

Now that the elections are over and President Obama has been elected to a second term, we are faced with the “fiscal cliff,” a combination of automatic spending cuts and the December 31, 2012 expiration of the Bush-era tax cuts. While members of all...

Going Through the Motions?

It’s the holiday season again. For most, it’s a really nice time of year. Most of us have many holiday traditions that we follow, things that we do, people that we see. It makes us comfortable and happy. There’s that neighbor that always put his lights up the same...