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How Too Much Profitability Can Hurt Your Business

Oct 30, 2018 11:12:00 AM / by Lee Goudzwaard-Vaught posted in accounting, small business, bookkeeping, taxes, monthly accounting, small business accounting, small business advice

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You’ve grown your business, take pride in a satisfied customer base, and have increased profitability year after year -- what’s the problem with that? As the poet Biggie Smalls once so eloquently rapped, “Mo money, mo problems.” While it’s obviously the goal to succeed as a business - and profitability is part of that equation - here’s how too much profitability can hurt your business -- and where you can get the help you need.

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Why Doing Your Own Payroll is a Huge Mistake

Oct 24, 2018 7:02:00 AM / by Bret Asmussen posted in payroll, outsource accounting, small business resources, small business advice, small business

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When you own a small business, it is imperative that you find ways to save money wherever you can. It’s not a matter of want, it’s a matter of need. You take pride in doing your own sales, your own customer service, heck, you might even shovel your own driveway. That’s why it makes perfect sense to do your own payroll right? Maybe not. Here’s why it’s a waste of time to sit in front of a blank spreadsheet with your head in your hands.

Payroll Software is Subscription-Based, Meaning You Keep Paying for the Same Thing Year After Year. Paying for payroll software isn’t usually a one-time fee. Every year you’re paying for a “newer” version of the same old software with a bunch of “new” features that don’t really feel all that different.

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Many Strengths. One Goal. CSI, PASBA, and you.

Sep 11, 2018 6:30:59 PM / by Lee Goudzwaard-Vaught posted in small business accounting, payroll, small business resources, small business advice, monthly accounting, outsource accounting

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CSI is a proud member of the Professional Association of Small Business Accountants, or PASBA. CSI Accounting & Payroll has won several prestigious PASBA awards including Small Business Accounting Firm of the Year and PASBA's 2018 Lifetime Achievement award. Here is a short video that highlights the PASBA model and how its service and price model for accounting, bookkeeping, tax, consulting, and payroll provides tangible benefits, especially for small business owners:

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CSI Accounting & Payroll Wins National Award

May 23, 2018 11:21:55 AM / by Brian Paulson posted in small business accounting, accounting, small business, payroll

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It has been a privilege to help many wonderful Minnesota small businesses reach their goals and grow their companies. Your success has given CSI owner, Brian Paulson the platform to help other accounting and payroll firms come up with better ways to serve their clients through his work with the Professional Association of Small Business Accountants (PASBA).

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5 New Year's Resolutions for Your Small Business

Dec 28, 2017 8:48:00 AM / by Lee Goudzwaard-Vaught posted in small business accounting, taxes

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2018 is almost here, and it’s time to make new year’s resolutions. In addition to your personal resolutions, it’s a great time to set smart goals for your professional life too.

Looking for inspiration? Here are five of our favorite small business resolutions for 2018.

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