Bette Hochberger, CPA, CGMA

About Bette Hochberger, CPA, CGMA

Bette is the founder of the firm that bears her name. After launching her career in private accounting with technology startups and nonprofits in Boston and Miami, she transitioned to Public Accounting at large regional firms. She founded her firm so she could focus on the needs of small business owners instead of chasing billable hours with large corporations.

Your Website as an Investment

By |2022-06-08T15:59:04-04:00June 8th, 2022|Categories: #FinanceFriday|Tags: , |

Today on Finance Friday, learn how to optimize your website for success from Nicole Sauk, founder of Ventus Design Studio. Nicole has been designing websites for over twenty years and is very passionate about teaching others how to use their website as an investment rather than just a pretty brochure.

New York is STILL Moving to Florida

By |2022-05-31T15:43:58-04:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: Quickies with Bette|Tags: , , , |

New Yorkers are still fleeing the state and moving to the sunshine state of Florida. Now, Floridians, for anyone who's been living here since I guess the pre-pandemic, we've seen this, we know. We know how little housing there is and how many drivers are on the road, but we have an official number now.

Tax Planning Strategies

By |2022-05-20T14:00:13-04:00May 20th, 2022|Categories: Quickies with Bette|Tags: , , , , , |

Today I'm going to tell you what tax planning is and why you need to tax plan if you want to save money on your taxes. The truth is when a client comes to me at the end of the year and has not done any tax planning, there is very little that I can do to help them save money. To avoid this situation, I recommend tax planning to all my clients.

10 Florida Tax Holidays Video

By |2022-05-11T13:11:06-04:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: #TaxTipTuesday|Tags: , , , , |

On May 6th, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 7071, which provides more than $1.2 billion of tax relief for Floridians. This bill is a massive tax relief bill that includes ten tax holidays. We're going to run through them quickly.

Crypto as Payment & TaxBit

By |2022-04-01T15:04:44-04:00April 1st, 2022|Categories: Press and Announcements|Tags: , , , , |

We are officially accepting cryptocurrency as a form of payment, in addition to the already taken fiat currency. Our firm knew that accepting cryptocurrency was the only natural next step after solidifying our relationship with TaxBit.

State Business Taxes

By |2022-02-09T13:16:35-05:00February 9th, 2022|Categories: #TaxTipTuesday|Tags: , , , , , |

If you think you may have state tax reporting requirements want to inquire about state nexus reporting, let us help you get the answers you and your business need. We are here to help you file your state taxes accurately.

All Things CRM

By |2022-01-31T17:11:23-05:00January 31st, 2022|Categories: #FinanceFriday|Tags: , , , , |

Welcome to Finance Friday; we have a fantastic guest! We have Danielle Major from KiConsultants, a CRM and Automation expert, who will talk to us about all things CRM. Danielle works with businesses, anywhere from small to medium to enterprises; she helps them get organized by implementing software technology to help make their lives easier and make more money with fewer resources.

2022 Tax Filing Season Announcements

By |2022-01-13T19:28:20-05:00January 10th, 2022|Categories: Deadlines and Updates|Tags: , , , , |

The IRS announced that the 2022 Tax Filing Season begins on January 24th. This announcement means the IRS will begin accepting returns on January 24th for the 2021 tax year. I will review some of the key takeaways from the IRS press release since we are still navigating the pandemic, which has historically caused complications and confusion. 

Business Gift Tax Deductions

By |2021-12-22T13:54:50-05:00December 22nd, 2021|Categories: #TaxTipTuesday|Tags: , |

Christmas time is right around the corner, and as we all know, this means holiday music and gifts, lots of gifts. On today's #TaxTipTuesday, I want to explain what qualifies as a business gift, how much you can deduct from your taxes, and answer some of your frequently asked questions about business gifts. Let's get started!

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