Outsourcing Is Smart Business Provided By: Charlie Miracle, CPA at Cordell, Neher & Company, PLLC Have you ever stopped to think about the scope of the finance functions of your business?  If you do, you will probably be surprised at the many activities they encompass and how vital they are to the success of your…

You may be surprised to learn about the potential relationship. Provided by Charlie Miracle, CPA at Cordell, Neher & Company, PLLC Does your credit history partly determine the cost of your life insurance? It may. The potential for such a relationship may surprise you and is not without controversy. Insurers think a good credit history…

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As you start a family, consider these ideas. Provided by Kyle Meissner, CPA at Cordell, Neher & Company, PLLC Being a parent means being more responsible than you have had to be before. That increased responsibility will also impact your financial decisions. You are now a provider and a protector, and that may make some…

By Martin Straub Martin Straub is the owner of SimplePowerIT, LLC, an affiliate of Cordell, Neher & Company, PLLC, and provides cybersecurity and technology solutions and support to NCW businesses and nonprofits. Martin can be reached at (509) 433-7606 or martin@simplepowerit.com. In the early days of the internet, most individuals and businesses considered themselves safe…

Know the signals that could hint at theft or embezzlement at your business. Provided by Brenda Alcala, CPA at Cordell, Neher & Company, PLLC Weird things are happening at work. Power tools are missing. Something seems odd with your inventory. Bank reconciliations seem slightly amiss. Follow up on your suspicions. You may have a problem…

By Timothy M. Dilley, CPA, Cordell, Neher & Company, P The tax reform legislation that Congress approved in December of 2017 was the largest change to the tax system in more than three decades. The last time the U.S. tax code saw such a significant reform was under President Reagan in 1986. Under this new…

Provided by Kay Phillips, CPA; Cordell, Neher & Company, Wenatchee Certified Public Accountant The end of the year will be here soon. It is now time to start thinking about the year-end charitable contributions made during the holiday season. Although we make charitable contributions for many reasons, it is never a bad idea to consider…

They should not be left ill-informed or unaware. Provided by Charlie Miracle, CPA Cordell, Neher & Company, Wenatchee Certified Public Accountant End of life planning is not the easiest thing to do. This is one reason why some people never adequately communicate their intentions for the transfer of their wealth. Those who do create estate…

The little things independent contractors should do before April. Provided by Jennifer Babcock, CPA Cordell, Neher & Company, PLLC – Wenatchee Certified Public Accountant Are you self-employed, do you freelance, or do you run a business on the side? You have a complicated tax situation, all stemming from one fact – when you earn a…