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To our clients and business partners:

We founded Milestone Advisors in 2003 on the premise that small businesses have the same accounting needs as larger enterprises, but not necessarily at full-time capacity or full-time costs. What began as an outsourced CFO services offering quickly evolved to include accounting and bookkeeping...

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growth3The decision to bring in a CFO for hire is often triggered by issues that originate internally — things like time poverty, unpredictable cash flow, and lack of critical financial insights needed to make key operational decisions.

But what about external issues? Specifically, growth opportunities that require a financially sound and strategic...

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Balance2We have enormous respect for entrepreneurs and business owners. We are inspired by their brilliance, their confidence, and their profound commitment to creating an enterprise that endures. However, each of these qualities casts a shadow that can leave entrepreneurs dangerously exposed to blind spots.

Their brilliance in specialized areas doesn’t...

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payingWould you like to get paid faster? Well, honestly who wouldn’t? A feature in QuickBooks that you may not even know about can help.

Both versions of QuickBooks, Online and Desktop, offer a payment solution to help you get paid quicker. As you prepare your invoices to email out to your customers, you can turn on a feature called “Payment Network” that...

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organizeIt's not quite spring yet, but after a rough, snowy, icy, frigid winter, it helps to start thinking ahead to leaves on trees, sun in the sky, and warmth in the air as soon as possible. When the weather starts to get warmer a lot of people start thinking about making changes, and one of them is spring cleaning and organization. Most people think of this...

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yearendAt mACCOUNTING, the approach of the year’s end is a busy time for us. We assist our clients with tax planning, we prepare to close the books for the year, and we may need to facilitate regulatory reporting. For many of our clients, we also are beginning to think about the annual audit.

The annual audit can be expensive, in terms of staff time and...

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addingmachineoneAccording to a KPMG survey from the summer, about 40 percent of major companies planned to increase their use of outsourced accounting. It makes sense, though – there are plenty of benefits to outsourcing accounting services, and they apply to businesses of all sizes. So why are companies looking outside their walls for accounting help?...

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luckHigh performers have one thing in common. They are tenacious. The best sales people understand that with each “no” they hear, they are one call closer to a “yes.” A top sales rep I know likes to say that the selling begins at “no.”

Top athletes conquer their psyches with tenacity. According to ESPN Stats & Information, the Indianapolis Colts stood...

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cloudA recent web search of “cloud based accounting services” turned up pages and pages of links to a multitude of vendors providing SAAS accounting solutions. Likewise, a search of “cloud based bill payment” produced many pages of similar links. Why are these SAAS solutions becoming so popular?

In our work as outsourced business advisors, we often recommend...

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At mACCOUNTING, we're more than just a business - we're people, and we want to do right. We gathered as a team a few years ago and talked about the values that we have as people, and how to incorporate those values into the business. Now they're as deeply-rooted in our culture as the work we do.

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