Our mission every day at Berndt CPA LLC is to serve our clients with the tools and knowledge at hand, ever striving to extend the boundaries of our abilities, as we provide client support that is unparalleled. We do this by abiding in a philosophy that has earned over 10 years’ worth of business from many of our clients and respect from our community partners.
We care about our clients. We care about our work. We care about our families, our communities and one another. The ensuing environment has helped us recruit and retain a core team with extensive experience in tax, accounting, technology, and customer service.
Our commitment to professionalism, courtesy and excellence extends from the clients we see every day to the clients we see once a year. We believe it is this commitment that has made us a successful company, with clients who value us as much as we value them. You have my word that we’ll hold true to that commitment.
Bruce D. Berndt, CPA, CGMA
When the Small Business Administration (SBA) launched the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) last year, the program’s stated objective was “to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll.” However, according to federal officials, the recently issued second round of funding has distributed only a small percentage of the $15 billion set aside for small businesses and low- to moderate-income “first-draw” borrowers.
While “under a blanket on a cold winter day” isn’t the worst place to work, it’s a good idea to regularly assess your remote working environment—especially if you don’t have a full home office setup—to decide if anything needs an adjustment or upgrade. Here are four important points to consider:
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