August 30, 2018
Meet Summersgill CPA Staff Accountant, Katie! Learn what she does on and off the clock, and how she contributes to making Summersgill CPA great!
What I like best about working for Summersgill CPA: I enjoy working for a small firm because it gives me the opportunity to get to know our clients professionally and personally, and truly understand their business needs and goals.
If you could do another job for just one day, what would it be? I think it would be great fun to work for Hollywood Studios in Disney as a cast member. I would work in the park and interact with guests.
Favorite vacation spot: My all-time favorite vacation destination is Disney World with my husband and children.
What is your personal philosophy? "Hakuna Matata" which means "No Worries" in Swahili Language.
What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Life is short, enjoy your freedom, and spend time with your friends. Participate in school activities and travel whenever given the opportunity. Also, if you haven't done so already, you’re going to meet your best friends for life, so be nice!
What are the top three highlights of your life? Getting married, the birth of my two children, and getting my first job as an accountant.
People would be surprised to know: My best childhood friends are my best adult friends.
Instilling a thankful frame of mind among your staff makes for a gratifying work place. Consider a few suggestions for developing an atmosphere of thankfulness to get into the spirit of the holiday season.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday need no introduction, but for small business owners it’s all about Small Business Saturday—an annual holiday shopping tradition that gets communities out in support of their local small businesses. Small Business Saturday falls on November 24 this year, so if you haven’t already…start getting the word out.
The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 requires Forms 1099-MISC reporting non-employee compensation (NEC) in box 7 to be filed by January 31.