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 team member 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 team 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:
Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the third quarter of 2021. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you. Contact us to ensure you’re meeting all applicable deadlines and to learn more about the filing requirements.
Summer’s here, and the world is opening up again. However, not everyone feels comfortable traveling just yet. And that’s fine—there’s lots of fun to be found in every area. Here are some ideas to help you and your family have an enjoyable summer close to home.
If you’re claiming deductions for business meals or auto expenses, expect the IRS to closely review them. In some cases, taxpayers have incomplete documentation or try to create records months (or years) later. In doing so, they fail to meet the strict substantiation requirements set forth under tax law. Tax auditors are adept at rooting out inconsistencies, omissions and errors in taxpayers’ records, as illustrated by one recent U.S. Tax Court case.