Accounting Tips for Creatives with CPA Amy Northard - Creative Counsel Episode 62

Learn some super practical accounting tips for creatives with CPA Amy Northard. Amy shares hands-on tips to help you avoid tax stress and to help you set up successful money systems. We dig into hiring independent contractors, using Paypal, how to reconcile accounts and the top tips for avoiding tax issues as a creative entrepreneur. 

In this episode you will learn:

  • 4 bookkeeping tips to reduce stress at tax time
  • how to work better with your husband 
  • improving entrepreneurship + motherhood boundaries
  • Tips for bringing the right team members into your service business
  • what's the difference between an accountant and a CFO
  • what software tools can help you with accounting


Amy Northard

Be Your Bown CFO

S-Corp Reasonable Compensation Report

PPP Loan Forgiveness Update


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Creative Counsel Episode 56: Creating a Profit First Creative Business with Aimee LaLiberte

Today we’re talking all about the money, honey. It’s a crucial part of business success and yet it’s an area that a lot of creative entrepreneurs feel all the emotions over. Learning to separate your income and expenses from emotions is an important first step and one that Amy Laliberte teaches to her clients. 

Amy is a virtual CFO for hire. Numbers are her jam and she provides bookkeeping services and CFO services for six and seven-figure business owners. But she also shares strategies that any business owner can put in place. So, if you’re not a six figurer earner, don’t worry—this message is still for you!

Today we’re discussing the strategy from the Mike Michaelowicz book, Profit First, and the positive impact it will make on your business finances. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What the Profit First strategy is and how to implement it in your business
  • The five bank accounts that your business needs to have set up right...

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