Hank provides expert tips on home maintenance to his customers. But ask him about his “accounts receivable” and “retained earnings” and things don’t always add up. Hank knows a good accountant could help. The question is, what should he look for when hiring one for his small business? How does one go about finding and selecting a good accountant (CPA) or financial adviser?
Here are some questions to get Hank (and you) started:
Often, one of the best sources for an accountant is a fellow small business owner, so ask around for a referral. In addition, your local Chamber of Commerce or Small Business Development Center can provide information.