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.

 

Things To Consider Before Selling Your Harris County Business

You’ve put in the years, labored long days, sweat the bad times, and high-fived in the good as your business grew. Now, it looks like it’s time to step away into the next life stage, slay the next dragon. It’s time to sell. (You think.)Whether you’re headed to another...

A Financial Systems Check-Up For Your Harris County  Business

Your Harris County business obviously makes and spends money. The pluses and minuses add up (you hope) to being able to stay in business, and a look at the books tells you if your Harris County business is doing okay or headed for trouble.What are your books telling...

4 Next Steps for Business Tax Return Review

This week marks the end of another tumultuous tax filing season.I can’t remember anything like it. With the last minute legislative changes, software update delays, and IRS service issues -- this very well might have been the most disrupted and difficult tax season in...

Edward Gardner’s Third Stimulus Package Update

Well, it doesn't look as if the minimum wage increase is happening.But all kinds of other interesting nuggets are inside the Senate version of the third stimulus package, the "American Rescue Plan" (i.e. the Biden stimulus).Now, portions of unemployment are NOT...

Edward Gardner’s System To Turn Upset Clients Into Happy Clients

I am simultaneously eager while also being slightly horrified that tax season has officially begun.Horrified, simply because the IRS has been significantly behind the 8-ball this year, and I still can't believe that we're already halfway through February 2021.EAGER...

How Your Harris County Business Can Fight Inflation

Whether you like it or not, you’ve most likely found yourself in a fight against inflation. Somebody hikes prices on your supplier and suddenly your supplier has no choice but to increase the price on you. Then you have no choice but to raise the price on your...

Worker Classification Steps for Harris County Businesses in 2022

And the books turn over.As we step over the threshold into 2022, we're all staring at much lower numbers in our P/L's. It's a new slate, and the possibilities are endless.What will you do in 2022? That's the question of the hour ... and it has much less to do with...

Ransomware Defense Steps to Protect Your Harris County Business’s Computer Systems

No matter your line of work, your computer might be one of your most glaring vulnerabilities ... and it's one that too many Harris County business owners I've worked with don't fully address.Even if you work with your hands, and you're a sole practitioner (a...

5 Tax Planning Tips to Give Your Harris County Business a New Look This Summer

Before we talk about some tax planning tips to give your business a new look this summer, I first want to say that I hope your Memorial Day weekend was special. Even though this Harris County business owner had some work to do, a quiet office is my friend. In thinking...

Harris County SMB Owners – Don’t Panic About The Business Supply Chains

Remember when the monster cargo ship Ever Given jammed the Suez Canal? After the Givenhad been stuck just five days, almost 400 other freighters were backed up waiting to pass through the Canal. Experts began predicting temporary shortages of everything from exercise...

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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