How Budgeting Can be Like Using a GPS

Written by: Jill Sorensen, Accountant Last week, my husband and I took a vacation. During that time, we relied heavily on the use of Google Maps in order to get from one place to another. The thing is, we knew where … Read More

Everything you need to know about taking out an early IRA Distribution

After having talked to several people I know about having to withdraw from their IRAs early, I decided to write about it a bit. Withdrawing from a IRA is a fairly simple process that can be done at any time, … Read More

Getting off the Grid

There is a website that a lot of people don’t know about, but it is super helpful in a pinch. has instructions for removing your personal profiles from popular websites like Facebook, Google, Twitter, Windows Live, etc. You simply … Read More

When do you need to use a Tax Professional?

Back in the day, when I was a stay at home mom with six kids running around the neighborhood, my husband and I were trying to make it by with as few expenses as possible. One way we did this … Read More

Best Resources on How to Use QuickBooks Online

If you’re thinking about switching to QuickBooks online, have recently made the switch, or even if you’ve been using it for a while, but haven’t learned everything there is to know about it, then it’s important that you learn how … Read More

New Federal Tax Law May Affect Some Refunds Filed in Early 2017

The IRS has announced their initial plans for processing tax returns involving the Earned Income Tax Credit and Additional Child Tax Credit during the opening weeks of the 2017 filing season. This action is driven by the Protection Americans from … Read More

Outsourcing Your Payroll

In our own experience at Stapley Accounting, we’ve discovered that outsourcing your payroll process to a trusted professional is preferable for most employers. When it comes to taxes, payroll is named as the most burdensome amongst employers as it can … Read More

QuickBooks Training for Payroll

Our next QuickBooks Training will be on QuickBooks Payroll, which will be held on November 16th from 1:00-2:30 pm and 7:00-8:30 pm For this training session we will be covering material related to: Payroll Basics • Government requirements • Employee … Read More

Tip Tuesday: Year-End

With the Holiday season upon us, most of us would rather think about family gatherings, the aroma of pumpkin pie, holly and mistletoe. As a small business owner, though, we may need to add one important task to our list … Read More

Tip Tuesday: Payroll

Since we missed last week’s Tip Tuesday here are two tips to help you out with your payroll needs! Tip #1: LIST PAYROLL EMPLOYEES BY LAST NAME. When you view a payroll report, are the names of the employees listed … Read More