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Are You Ready to Hire?

By Matt Patrick / April 15, 2021 / Comments Off on Are You Ready to Hire?

If you are like most businesses you want to grow and hiring employees is usually a necessary step in that process. One of the biggest questions we get when this step starts to take place is ‘can I afford to hire this person or not’, and then ‘if I do hire them what all do…

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What Type of Bank Account Should You Have?

By Matt Patrick / April 1, 2021 / Comments Off on What Type of Bank Account Should You Have?

We get this question all the time from new clients and new business owners.  “What bank account should I open?” We also get this question “I feel like it’s a good idea to have accounts at multiple banks.” The answers are “it depends” which is the typical accounting answer, but I believe there are a…

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What Your Accountant Wishes You Knew

By Matt Patrick / March 4, 2021 / Comments Off on What Your Accountant Wishes You Knew

Our goal as an accounting firm has always been to help our business owners make more money and keep more of it. We desire to give you the insight you need to run an awesome business, and we do this by providing both systems and insights so that your back office support (us) is a…

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Owner Matthew Patrick Provides Tips To Help Business Owners Get Out Of Their Own Way

By Matt Patrick / February 18, 2021 / Comments Off on Owner Matthew Patrick Provides Tips To Help Business Owners Get Out Of Their Own Way

As an owner I am often the biggest bottleneck in our business.  I have the best of intentions when I volunteer to help someone or get involved in the sales process because I received a direct referral.  Unfortunately I am not best suited to do those things any longer.  I am sure I am like…

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New Year Forecasting

By Reba DeVore / November 24, 2020 / Comments Off on New Year Forecasting

Raise a glass (and a budget worksheet) to 2021! Join our webinar December 4 at 11 a.m. CST for in-depth budgeting tips and new year forecasting for 2021. For now, here’s a brief overview of best practices for getting ready for the new year. What are some things to think about to position yourself in…

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Your Financial Partner Through Tough Decisions

By Matt Patrick / March 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Your Financial Partner Through Tough Decisions

Through the uncertainties you are facing, we at Patrick Accounting and Whirks strive to be a guiding light, a sounding board, and a friend. We know you have tough decisions to make that will impact your team and your business. Here are some of the actions we are taking to help our clients, who are…

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create a winning corporate culture

Create a Winning Corporate Culture

By Matt Patrick / January 24, 2020 / Comments Off on Create a Winning Corporate Culture

Have you ever heard the saying “Teamwork makes the dream work?” Yeah I am sure you have, and I am also sure you thought it was super cheesy.  Well, it is cheesy, but it is also so dang true!  A Three Musketeers atmosphere of “all for one and one for all” is such a great…

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Our Taxes are HOW Much? (and other things you should never have to say to your accountant)

By Matt Patrick / April 18, 2019 / Comments Off on Our Taxes are HOW Much? (and other things you should never have to say to your accountant)

We are hitting pause on our regularly scheduled programming to do a post-tax-season pulse check. Do any (or all) of these statements describe how you are feeling now that tax season has ended? “How in the world am I going to make payroll this month, write the huge check I owe for taxes, AND pay…

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7 Ways to Save Money on Taxes Before the End of the Year

By Matt Patrick / December 11, 2018 / Comments Off on 7 Ways to Save Money on Taxes Before the End of the Year

As a small business owner, you don’t need me to tell you that 2018 is quickly disappearing. By the time you subtract holidays and vacation, there are really only a few days left! Before the calendar flips into 2019, we’ve rounded up some great ways to help you save serious money on your taxes this…

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How to Boost Your Profit With Parkinson’s Law

By Matt Patrick / November 13, 2018 / Comments Off on How to Boost Your Profit With Parkinson’s Law

Do you remember when cell phone plans weren’t unlimited? You may have had unlimited nights and weekends but only a few hundred minutes for the rest of the month. If you were like me, you kept a constant eye on minutes because going over your limit cost a ton of money! It also meant staying…

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