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.

 

A PTO Payout Policy Checklist for Harris County Business Owners

This weekend’s news coverage and social media scroll were dominated by reports of the awful things happening in Israel right now. It’s pretty difficult to swallow the images of violence and abuse being perpetrated by Hamas. And no matter how many times you hear about...

The Seven Primary Tasks For Any Harris County Business Team

A week past the election, and still plenty of disagreement about the results.That means this is another week where you have the opportunity for the other chumps out there to get massively distracted by the political war games ... while you go about quietly building...

Edward Gardner’s Thoughts on Being Thankful in Difficulty

“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” I think we can agree that Charles Dickens’s famous lines ring true when looking back at 2020 and 2021 (though “best” might seem like a stretch).With employees shifting their worlds to make room for new priorities,...

Year-End Business Reporting for Growth

End-of-year can be a bit of a scramble as a business owner. So, before we get into holiday craziness, a friendly reminder: year-end is also your prime Harris Countyopportunity to make the calendar work in your favor as a business.From year-end profitability...

The Hiring Tips Your Harris County Business Needs

It seems like everywhere SMBs and retailers are short-staffed (and hiring). At the same time, with high inflation plaguing the country, other businesses are in the middle of layoffs.It seems as if these two realities would meet together, and establish an economic...

Six Options For Harris County Small Business Aid And Tax Savings

My goal today is to simplify your options.There is so much noise, and so many conflicting voices about all of this, that I wanted to give you an authoritative, basic rundown of what's being made available to you and other Harris County small business owners by the...

Cutting Costs in Your Harris County Business Right Now

Though things might be tight economically for your Harris County business, keep in mind, cutting corners can become a real issue.Take for example fake reviews that are so pervasive online. Some business owners are tempted to buy reviews to get their product or service...

How Harris County Businesses Can Build a Quality Prospect List

How’s your client/customer list faring these days?If you’re like every other business around you, you’ve got some churn happening. People move, change jobs, experience a shift in financial circumstances … the list goes on. Even in predictable economic times (remember...

Steps For Prioritizing Profit In Your Harris County Small Business

Profit is the lifeblood of any organization. Show me a small business with PROFIT at its center, and I'll show you something worth modeling yourself after.An organization NOT to model yourself after: the federal government. They prefer to operate in deficit mode,...

Leadership Development in Your Harris County Business

 Unless you’ve been living in a cave like this woman, you know that business ownership is a tough gig right now — it’s nearly an Olympic sport to keep things running and moving ahead. But, despite all that, being a business owner is also pretty great....

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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