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.
This tax season is an important one for many business owners because it’s the first that will be impacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). How big of an impact is dependent on your unique situation. We’ve compiled this short list of provisions that may affect the business community:
According to Forbes.com, Super Bowl viewers traditionally load up on millions of pounds of less-than-healthy foods during the big game—including ribs, pulled pork, tortilla chips, nuts, popcorn and bacon—all washed down with beer (the Super Bowl beverage of choice). If you are trying to stick to your New Year’s resolution to eat better, consider a few healthy substitutes for the traditional Super Bowl eats:
When you work an 8-5, there’s a lot of time spent in the office with your head down. Rarely do you have time to chat with coworkers and reminisce about your weekend or discuss what fun things you and your family have coming up. There’s simply no time for this in many workplaces, and it’s especially true for those who work in the Tax/Accounting Industry. In December you’re planning Year-End strategies, and January-April, you’re hitting the ground running with tax season. This is why it’s important to take time out of the office as a group.