Resources

What Our Clients Say About the CK Way

At Cray Kaiser, we believe the relationships we build with our clients make us more than just an accounting firm. Client satisfaction is our number one goal, which is why we solicit feedback each year via an online survey. Through the use of the Net Promoter Score (NPS) method, we are able to determine if we are providing our clients with long-term value while developing their loyalty.

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How to Combat Common Payroll Fraud Schemes

According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, nearly 30% of businesses are victims of payroll misconduct, with small businesses twice as likely to be affected than large businesses. Here are four payroll fraud schemes that every business should be aware of.

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Don’t Forget Your Mid-Year Payroll Withholdings Check-Up

As we officially enter the second half of the year, we’d like to remind you to perform a check-up on your tax withholdings. You probably know that many taxpayers were surprised with either reduced refunds or higher taxes due when they filed their 2018 taxes. Why did this happen? Because their 2018 income tax withholding was not sufficient throughout the year.

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Why You Should Never Take on the IRS Alone

It’s another normal day at the office, until you receive a letter from the IRS. You’re being audited. What do you do now? The first thing you should do is call your tax advisor! While you might be up to navigating an audit on your own, there are many reasons why utilizing a professional’s help will make or break the outcome of your audit.

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Why Buy-Sell Agreements Are a Journey, Not a Destination

In Cray Kaiser’s first audio blog, CK Principal Deanna Salo shares the journey of a closely-held business as they craft their buy-sell agreement. When the owners of the company were looking to exit, they decided it was time to dust off their original buy-sell agreement from the 1980s. What followed was a two-year process of education, emotion, and collaboration, ending with the signing of their brand-new buy-sell agreement.

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5 Mid-Year Accounting Clean Up Projects

It’s vital to get your accounting cleaned up before the year-end activities kick in and this is the perfect time of year to do it. Below are a few accounting projects you may want to consider taking on over the next few months. In the end it will set you up for success come December.

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