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The Democratization of Analytics & Automation: The Cloud has Changed the Landscape

By Chris Hervochon, CPA, CVA | March 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
Analytics, data and the cloud has dramatically changed accounting

This article appeared in the South Carolina Association of CPAs. A version of this article appears in the Q1 2019 edition of South Carolina CPA Report magazine. The democratization of data-gathering and advanced analytics has arrived. What exactly does that mean for firms? Data and analytic democratization is more than Bank Rules inside of QuickBooks …

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4 Ways To Get an IRS Audit

By Chris Hervochon, CPA, CVA | March 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
IRS Audit

If I had a nickel for every time a client asked me about IRS audits, I would still have to prepare tax returns for a living, but I’d definitely be able to afford a round of Happy Meals for my kids. Everybody is terrified of an IRS audit, partly because they imagine an audit as …

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8 Tips to Make Tax Season Painless

By Chris Hervochon, CPA, CVA | February 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
receipts, spreadsheets, calculators for tax preparation season

No surprise here. Tax season is often approached with a heightened sense of hesitation, stress and even dread. Fortunately, with a bit of effort, you can minimize the complications that tax season often brings. Can you imagine finishing your taxes before March? With the right organization and a qualified CPA, it is completely possible. Here …

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3 questions that can help you achieve your small business goals

By Heather Bragg | February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
Progressive Commercial Small Business Goals with Chris Hervochon

Chris Hervochon was interviewed for Progressive Commercial By Progressive Commercial Most advice on setting small business goals focuses on a single concept: Develop a simple process to identify and achieve those goals. But how? “A lot of small business owners struggle with developing a methodical plan for setting and achieving goals,” says Chris Hervochon, a …

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5 Considerations When Developing Business Goals

By Chris Hervochon, CPA, CVA | February 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Have you set yourself up for success this year? It’s time to get started. With the holidays and the Super Bowl behind you, it’s time to get clear about your goals for the coming period.  January 1st is an arbitrary date for many business owners.  While the New Year comes with a sense of renewal …

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Tax and Finance Professional Helps Clients Streamline Their Financial Processes

By Heather Bragg | February 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
I AM CEO Podcast with Chris Hervochon

Chris Hervochon made a guest appearance on I AM CEO podcast By Gresham Harkless | I AM CEO podcast Chris Hervochon is the owner of Better Way CPA, which is a sole proprietor CPA firm started in 2018. Hervochon’s CPA firm provides outsourced accounting and tax preparation for businesses and individuals. Prior to forming his …

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What should you consider before hiring?

By Chris Hervochon, CPA, CVA | January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Are you thinking about hiring somebody, or thinking that you have a need to hire somebody? In this week’s episode, I will discuss 3 things you should consider before going about your hiring journey. Show Notes: Link to Wayfinder: https://www.betterwaycpa.com/wayfinder/ Relevant Quora post about Wayfinder: https://www.quora.com/What-are-some-great-questions-for-a-client-strategic-planning-session/answer/Chris-Hervochon Relevant Quora post about cash flow: https://www.quora.com/What-clued-you-in-that-the-business-you-were-running-was-about-to-close-Even-when-upper-management-owners-denied-the-possibility/answer/Chris-Hervochon Fyre Festival …

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Should You Hire a Year-Round CPA?

By Chris Hervochon, CPA, CVA | January 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
A person ponders over their finances with a day planner

Why wait until tax season to meet your financial goals? The current landscape… Intuit, makers of TurboTax and QuickBooks, are making a big splash this year by offering CPAs on-demand as you’re filing your tax return. If you watched either of the NFL games this weekend (the Patriots…again?…ugh…), then you know exactly what I’m talking …

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Why You Need a Next Gen CPA

By Chris Hervochon, CPA, CVA | January 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

In this episode of Talk of The Town I discuss how business owners can leverage technology in the cloud to drive better results. I also discuss dashboards a bit further, and show an example of what a dashboard is. Speaking of which, have you seen the demo dashboard? Check it out here.

5 Ways The Government Shutdown is Affecting Tax Season

By Chris Hervochon, CPA, CVA | January 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Government Shutdown Whelp… Here we are, January 7th, and the #GovernmentShutdown continues with no end in sight.  The government shutdown began at midnight EST on Saturday, December 22, 2018, so today will make day 17 of the shutdown.  Certainly the shutdown is affecting millions of Americans, and from a tax preparer’s point of view and a …

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