A: In addition to hourly wages, costs associated with new
employees include payroll taxes, insurance and other
benefits. These fixed costs are often not feasible for
a small business. In addition, new employees need to
be trained and managed, thus often giving you more
responsibilities instead of less. Also, most employees
are trained in just one area of expertise such as accounting
or personnel and may not be able to handle the diversity of
tasks you need done.
A: Advanced Office Solutions is not a CPA firm and will not
replace your accounting firm. However, we may be able
to save you money by handling many of the bookkeeping
functions that do not require the expertise of a CPA.
Also, more automated and organized internal record-keeping
should result in less hours required by your CPA firm.