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Small Business Tax Prep: A Comprehensive Guide

As a small business owner, you wear many hats. You’re the CEO, CFO, marketing guru, and often, the janitor too. But when it comes to taxes, it’s essential to don the hat of a tax pro, at least to some extent. Why? Because taxes can make or break your business. In this article, we’ll guide […]

Depreciation and Amortization: Understanding the Basics

As a business owner or industry professional, it’s essential to have a solid grasp of financial concepts that impact your bottom line. Two crucial aspects of accounting that often get overlooked are depreciation and amortization. These concepts may seem complex, but understanding them can help you make informed decisions, optimize your financial performance, and ensure […]
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Navigating Tax Laws: The Role of a CPA Firm – Lasiter & Lasiter CPAs – Indianapolis, Indiana

In today’s complex business landscape, staying on top of tax laws and regulations is crucial for both industry professionals and small business owners. This article explores the invaluable role of a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), shedding light on their expertise in specific tax laws, ongoing education on current tax regulations, and their ability to navigate […]
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Indianapolis Accounting Firm: Your Trusted CPA for Advisory and Tax Preparation Services

In the bustling city of Indianapolis, where businesses thrive and financial matters are of utmost importance, finding a trusted accounting firm is crucial for industry professionals and small business owners alike. With a myriad of options available, it can be challenging to identify the best partner to handle your financial needs. 1. Trustworthy and Responsive: […]
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How Budgets can Create Financial Stability

Creating an effective budget for small business can be the difference between surviving and thriving. While owning a small business can be challenging and sometimes unpredictable, creating a budget doesn’t have to be. Budgets play a crucial role in creating financial security by providing individuals and businesses with a clear roadmap for managing your income […]
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How a CPA can give you Peace of Mind during Tax Season

Tax season will be here sooner than you expect and preparing your taxes can be a daunting task, especially with state and federal tax law changes which can happen at any time during the year. At Lasiter & Lasiter, we are your Trusted Accounting Firm that can help you navigate the intricacies of the tax […]
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Tips to help your small business during the holiday season

We know that owning a family business can be both rewarding and challenging. With the increase in sales and extended hours, the holiday season also brings additional family and personal responsibilities as well as commitments. Maintaining a good work life balance can be difficult but finding balance between the two is important so you are […]
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Why a budget is important for your business.

Creating an effective budget helps business owners as well as individuals track their financials. This allows for opportunities to plan and monitor both short term and long term expenses as well see how well your actual budget is doing. A budget helps in setting clear financial goals and objectives. By creating a budget, you can […]
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How working with a Certified Public Accountant can save you money!

Have you ever wondered if working with a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is worth your time and money? Can they really help you save money? While we understand many business owners do their own bookkeeping and taxes to save money, it can also cost you money if they are not done correctly. Here are some […]
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Are you ready for tax season?

Imagine how it would feel when tax season arrived and you had everything ready to hand over to your CPA. Understanding what is needed in order to make your process smooth and easy is necessary in gathering the essential data for your tax responsibilities. At Lasister & Lasiter CPAs, we handle the following: Our tax […]

Do you have a strong relationship with your accounting firm?

Building strong client relationships are very important values at Lasiter & Lasiter. It is all about trust, connections and communications. You are not just a number, you become part of the family. Finding a dedicated CPA that takes the time to investigate all the latest tax information is imperative to the financial success and goals […]

Growing your Business? Talk to a CPA!

Growth in your business is a wonderful thing. There are times that it happens overnight but many times it is because of hard work and lots of planning. Whatever the reasons for the growth in your business, it is an exciting time. Many times, when a small business owner experiences growth within their business, there […]
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I received an IRS Notice, now what?

Have you ever received one of those pesky IRS notices in the mail? Did you know that a bonus when working with a Trusted CPA is that anytime you receive one of those notices, you contact us and allow us to handle the notice and IRS on your behalf? The IRS can decide to audit […]
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Are you tired of doing your monthly bookkeeping?

How many times have you gotten to the end of the year and there is a big pile of bookkeeping that needs to be finished before you can file your taxes? You are not alone. If you are one of these people, we can help you. We are over the halfway point until the next […]
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Tax Credits plus Relationships with your CPA

You are not just another number or just another client when you choose to work with us as Lasiter & Lasiter on tax credits. Strong client relationships are very important to us. We understand that it is all about trust, connections and communication especially when it comes to your business. At Lasiter & Lasiter, we […]
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Staying Up-To-Date on Federal & State Tax Law Changes

Have you ever wondered how accountants keep up with all the changes in tax laws, both state and federal? These changes in tax laws can happen any time throughout the year and they can be confusing if you don’t understand them. As your Trusted Certified Public Accountant (CPA) we are required to complete a minimum […]
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Searching for a CPA?

Is it time to find a Certified Public Accountant to help with your accounting needs for your business? Or perhaps switch to a new CPA as your current one doesn’t fully understand how your business operates? Finding a CPA that is the best fit for you and your business can be a stressful task and […]
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Do you have a CPA on your Team?

Delegating is an important part of your business and for many, we think that we need to build a team of employees to delegate tasks to. This is not always the case and they are not necessarily employees. You can build a team of advisors, consultants or experts in other industries that are here to […]
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Unsure if you qualify for the ERTC?

Are you a business owner who kept people employed during the pandemic? Do you know about the Employee Retention Tax Credit Program? This program was introduced in March 2020 for business owners who kept people employed during the pandemic. It is a fully refundable tax credit that can be used for any purpose at the […]
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Stop avoiding your monthly financials and bookkeeping!

Let’s talk about monthly financials, also known to many as bookkeeping! How do you feel about your bookkeeping? Does it take up a lot of your time? Do you find it overwhelming and stressful? Are you tired of doing it every month and find yourself avoiding it? You are not alone with this. Many business […]
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Accounting for Family Owned Businesses

Do you run and operate a family owned business? Are you looking for a trusted CPA accounting firm to help you with your accounting needs? Lasiter & Lasiter Certified Public Accountants is a multi-generational, family owned business and we understand the needs of a small business in a way that most CPA’s don’t. Not only […]
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Achieving Financial Stability while Reducing Debt

Obtaining Financial Stability doesn’t have to be overwhelming. There are a few steps that you can implement to help guide you towards living a financially stable life. Here are 3 ways that can help you get moving towards financial stability Track Your Spending It is important to see where you are spending your money, so […]
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The 3 Reasons Why You Should Work with a CPA

There are many reasons why you would want to hire a CPA. A few of those reasons are financial stability, tax law changes and cash flow strategies. Let’s break each of these down! Financial Stability There are a few different ways that you can do to improve your financial stability.  Tracking your spending is a […]
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Hire a Trusted CPA to Prepare your Taxes

It is tax season and the question that you are asking is whether you do your taxes yourself or hire a CPA to prepare your taxes for you? Yes, doing it yourself can save you money however, it will not save your time or the potential stress of having to prepare your own taxes. Here […]
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