For Small Businesses

What our Clients are saying

I used Mr Gardner when I received a notice from the IRS on an error in my return concerning a stock transaction. Ed handled it professionally and quickly, and even dealt with the stock broker to get the missing information for me. I found Ed through a community message board, with high reviews. As far as his staff, I found them welcoming and very helpful.

Joe Stonecypher

Establish Greater Profitability and Business EffICIENCY!

Your business’ profitability and operational efficiency are at the center of your business’ success!

Our experience, resources, and attention to detail make our accounting services second-to-none. As an experienced accounting team, we look forward to the opportunity to help transform your business’ financials as we work with you to establish short- and long-term strategies for growth and profitability.

Working with us and enlisting our business services could make all the difference!

Whether you need help starting a business, cleaning up your bookkeeping, setting up QuickBooks, handling payroll, or you crave some much-needed business coaching or other strategic consulting, we have been doing this for years, and stay on top of all of the new regulations to help you take the most advantage possible. Legally, and ethically — and profitably.

We work with our clients in a relational way to help them experience the financial success they desire — whether the business is just an idea, relatively new, or a well-established entity. Whether small, large, or in need of some special attention, we have the experience you need so that you can focus on what your business does best.

 

Edward M. Gardner PC CPA’s Guide to the Profit and Loss Statement

As a small business owner, you’re often preoccupied with all the things that go into running your Harris County business – the daily logistics, managing employee workflow, paying the bills, bringing in more customers… making a profit. Let’s focus on that last...

Why a Pre-Mortem Analysis for Any New Harris County Business is a Necessity

Right about now, there are writers and analysts already preparing the articles about why the Trump campaign failed. AND right about now, they might be doing the exact same thing in regards to the Biden campaign.Obviously, as of this writing, we have no idea what's...

Edward Gardner’s Tips for Creating a Business Disaster Plan

The past year and a half has been stressful for everybody in Harris County. And I would argue it’s been doubly so for Harris County business owners.The thing is though, these things happen. Quite regularly. Maybe not global pandemics, but disasters in general.So, as...

4 Year End Tax Strategies for Harris County Businesses

Before I dive into some year end tax strategies Harris Countybusiness owners can and should be making, I want to address some rumors and misinformation about the SALT workarounds that are available to some of our clients (though not all).Essentially, 22 states (as of...

How Your Harris County Company Can Do More With Less Time

If you didn't get a chance to do this before, would you shoot me back a quick note through the email button at the top of the page? I'd like to hear from you...How are things going for your Harris County business right now?I'd like to get just a few sentences about...

Harris County Businesses: Here’s How to Deal with Negative Reviews

With all of the extra year-end bookkeeping and tax matters your business is trying to tackle right now, a social media storm is the last thing you need/want to deal with. But it's sadly the sort of thing that will not go away by itself. And how to deal with...

My Harris County Small Business Health Quiz (Part 2)

Let's start today with a couple questions I've been getting here at Edward M. Gardner PC CPA from our Harris County small business clients about the second round of the PPP, and some of the new provisions of the recent bill that affect businesses.If I received the...

Is The Employee Retention Tax Credit Right For Your Harris County Business?

There is a LOT of smoke emanating from Congress right now. As usual, with Congress, there are always rumors and mutterings -- what matters is what is actually signed into law.And we'll keep you up to date on what you might need to know.But speaking of Congressional...

Provisions of the Second Coronavirus Relief Bill That Affect Harris County Small Businesses

Wow, does it ever feel good to have turned the page on 2020. This first "working week" is when I finally began to feel the newness of it all.Yes, it's "just a date" on a Gregorian calendar, but ...2021 holds great promise for our Houston business clients. With the...

A Few Helpful Tips for Harris County Businesses to Win at Controlling Costs

So ... I'm not sure if you knew this.Apparently, running a business is expensive. And controlling costs can be daunting.But despite whatever you might see from those gurus who are posing by their Lamborghinis in the Facebook ads ... even the leanest Harris County...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.
But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!

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