Berndt CPA LLC Vision and Values start with a guiding principle to work together as an integrated team of professionals and provide outstanding outsourced accounting, consulting, payroll and tax services to our clients. Those values are based on four pillars that serve as a guide for everything we do and define our commitment to the following:
To help ensure that our Vision and Values are much more than just a poster on the wall, we initiated the Clients First program to bring the Firm's values to life and help every accountant and employee live them every day. The primary components of the initiative are Berndt CPA’s 12 Standards of Excellence.
Every monthly staff meeting, with a goal of keeping client service top-of-mind for each Berndt accountant and staff member, in which one of the 12 Standards is featured, on a rotating basis, and examples of excellent client service, professional tips, firm news and more are shared.
Standards of Excellence:
The combination of running a business and your life and preparing for tax time can drive some people into a slight panic. But no need to get stressed if you are prepared. Now is the time to start organizing all documents required to file your tax return.
Like the old paraphrased saying goes: In this world, two things are certain—death and taxes. The recent federal tax overhaul changed a lot of rules, so it’s as important as ever to understand your tax obligations, including those on Social Security benefits.
Unfortunately, cyber scammers never take a vacation. In fact, the IRS has issued a warning of a surge in fraudulent emails that bait potential phishing victims with fake tax transcripts. Links within these emails lead recipients to documents containing the well-known malware, Emotet.