ASK A CPA -a free app for small business

As a small business owner wouldn’t it be nice if there was an easier way to lower costs, get answers to tax related questions and eliminate some of the confusion that is typically associated with doing our taxes? Well, with the free Ask A CPA iOS app you can do just that.

Many individuals and small business owners dread the thought of tax time arriving. Not all of us are fans of number crunching or accounting related tasks. Nonetheless, doing our taxes each year is something that cannot (and should not) be avoided.

Similar to those who wait until Christmas eve to do their shopping, many of us scramble to get our taxes done at the last minute. When it comes to taxes however it’s not that we’re all necessarily procrastinators, it’s usually more a case of being intimidated by the plethora of things that can be involved when it comes to filing a proper and accurate tax return and also doing so at the best possible price.

With Ask A CPA you can get instant up-to-date answers to tax-related questions right from your iPad or iPhone no matter how simple or complicated those questions may be. Their numerous categories provide answers for areas including Capital Gains, Home Office, Business Startups, Selling a Business, Partnerships and Armed Forces tax information just to name a few. The list of categories and answers is quite comprehensive. If for whatever reason you are unable to find the answers to your question(s) there is also a feature that allows you to type and send your question directly from the app which will connect you with a local Certified Public Accountant in your area to further help you get all the help and advice you could ever possibly need. You can also use the simplified and easy to use “FIND A CPA” feature which helps you locate a professional accountant in your area based on the ZIP code you provide. Amazing! This app is already quite advanced yet it’s constantly evolving and more questions & answers as well as qualified accountants are being added to the database each day. The directory is always growing and the app is frequently updated. It’s free, incredibly useful and also has a very user friendly interface, what more could you possibly ask for? Whether you need to file taxes as an individual, for a small business or even large corporation, check out or visit the iTunes App Store to download & install your free copy of Ask A CPA today, you’ll be glad you did!

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