Wiley Financial – CPA in San Diego
Lindsay Wiley of Wiley Financial is a CPA in San Diego, CA. Accounting is a vital part of any business and having the right CPA at the helm makes a big difference. If you are a business owner then you know that there are bills to pay, invoices to collect, taxes to be aware of and that is just the start. Accounting can become very complicated which is why you need the right CPA. Wiley Financial is the CPA in San Diego that you need to keep your business on track!
What is a CPA?
A CPA (Certified Public Accountant) is a designation given by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to individuals that pass the Uniform CPA Examination and meet the education and experience requirements. The CPA designation helps enforce professional standards in the accounting industry. CPAs must meet specific requirements in regards to education, work experience and examination. These requirements include holding a bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance or accounting, having two of more years of public accounting experience, and passing the above mentioned exam.
What Does a CPA Do?
A CPA is an accountant that handles a wide array of tasks. These tasks can include:
- Personal Tax Advice, Planning and Filing
- Business Tax Advice, Planning and Filing
- Assurance and Financial Audit Services
- Prepare Profit and Loss (P&L) Statements
- Long-Term Planning
- Management and Consulting
- Forensic Accounting
Why Do I Need a CPA?
A CPA can help you and your business in many ways. For example, if you are a small business owner you are likely wearing many hats for the business. When you have many different tasks that you must complete in order for your business to be successful you are stretched thin. While there may be some areas of your business that can take a back seat, staying on top of your finances is not one of them. A CPA can handle all of your accounting needs while also making sure that you do not make costly financial decisions. They can help keep your books in order, make sure invoices are paid and collected appropriately, and also prepare statements that provide a clear window into your business’s financials.
A certified public accountant can help you with every business owner’s favorite activity, taxes! Having a CPA in your court when tax season rolls around makes your life much easier. This is especially true if you are paying your taxes quarterly and need to do. this more often. A CPA can also keep you on track and help estimate your taxes so you can avoid being blindsided by a large tax bill. A good CPA will also ensure that the ever changing tax laws are abided by and your business stays in good standing with the IRS.
How Can Wiley Financial Help You?
As a CPA in San Diego, Lindsay Wiley has the experience to help you and your business navigate the complex world of accounting. At Wiley Financial we specialize in helping small businesses and we can do the same for you. If you have a need for a CPA in San Diego or have questions around all things accounting, Wiley Financial would be happy to help! Please reach us by email at [email protected], by phone at 760-994-8874 or contact us here.
As always, you can also book a free consultation to speak with us too if you are the planning type!