Where is the Value when hiring Senter, CPA?

Often, we get phone calls and questions online asking what our fees are for anything and everything related to tax and accounting and the honest answer is, well… its complicated.  Senter CPA, like most CPA firms, has hourly rates that apply, however knowing upfront how long something can take is impossible until we get started or able to review prior years.  We try to give a range or fixed quotes when able but there a set fee schedule isnt fair to all as all business or individuals are different. Senter CPA may be a big investment up front, but in the long run we can save you a lot of time and money taking care of things you don’t want to spend your valuable time dealing with.  Its what we love doing! 

You do what you are best at and we do what we are best at to produce excellent results. The Senter CPA TEAM strives to always exceed expectations, be efficient, a leader in technology and continues to seek all tax and accouting strategies to minimize taxes and serve our clients to the fullest extent.

Some ideas to maximize your time with us and keep keep costs to a minimum:

  • Organization is key – Try to have everything documented neatly before our meeting. This includes old tax documents from the previous years; Documents from current or previous CPAs, etc.  Try to keep things organized by year as well. 
  • Check in with us before making big financial decisions –  This can include business startups, large gifts, expenses, etc.  We can schedule some tax strategy meetings ahead of any major changes to talk through any questions you may have and avoid large fees for work that could have been avoided. 
  • Take advantage of our client portal – Did you know you can upload documents directly and securely here? Here is a blog post we did about our portal a while back, check it out here: Senter CPA Portal 5 Pro Tips 
  • Keep in contact with us, really! –We like to hear from you throughout the year, not just during tax season.  If something comes up throughout the year and you have questions, call us.
  • Keep us on our toes –  Make sure we are doing everything you would expect of us as your trusted CPA Firm.  Three Quarterly conversations to have with your cpais a blog post we did a while back that discusses some of the value we bring to businesses as their CPA, check it out HERE.
  • Client Accounting Service Packages – Did you know we offer several different Client Accounting Service packages that can be tailored to meet your businesses accounting needs?  By taking advantage of these services, we will work together throughout the entire year and will be there with you for anything that comes up along the way.  The deteails can be found HERE.

Lets Face it, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out how to handle your business and personal tax and accounting needs.  Let us help you! Give us a call at 248-934-0550 or contact us below.

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Syncing QBO Advance with Excel

At this point, some of you may want to think about your 2024 finances and tax return. That being the case, for many of you, that would include taking a retirement distribution from your retirement accounts.

Retirement Penalty

At this point, some of you may want to think about your 2024 finances and tax return. That being the case, for many of you, that would include taking a retirement distribution from your retirement accounts.

Senter Forward: Explained

Are you looking for more out of your CPA firm? Monthly Client Accounting Services, Advisory and Consulting services to help you understand your accounting and discuss tax savings strategies, Payroll processing, Corporate or Partnership tax returns and Individual returns for the owner? Great! We have a great offering for you. We call it Senter Forward.

2023 Tax Season Thank You!

As we bid farewell to yet another tax season, we wanted to take a moment to express our deepest gratitude to each and every one of you.

Reasonable Compensation and its Importance

As a valued client of Senter CPA, it’s crucial to understand the significance of calculating and taking reasonable compensation wages, especially if you own an S Corporation. This practice not only ensures compliance with tax regulations but also plays a pivotal role in maintaining the financial health of your business.

Filing a Tax Extension

It is not uncommon to need more time to file your individual tax return. The IRS has made it possible to file your own tax extension.

Senter, CPA Guide to Review and E-Signing Your Tax Return

As tax season approaches, we understand the importance of making the process as smooth as possible for our clients. At Senter CPA, we leverage cutting-edge technology to simplify the review and e-signing of your tax return through UltraTax and the Onvio portal. Follow this step-by-step guide to ensure a seamless experience

Traditional vs. Roth IRAs

Saving for retirement can be a daunting task. Here at Senter CPA we can help you make some of those retirement decisions.

Making Your Federal & State Income Tax Payments

Paying your federal and state income taxes has never been more convenient, with online options available through various platforms

Common Tax Documentation

Getting your tax documents together to send to your tax preparer can be overwhelming, but we can help! One of the most common questions we are asked is, “What documents are needed for individual tax returns?”