Two key resources that every business, big or small, needs early on, is an accountant and an attorney. An accountant is obviously the person who will help keep your finances in order, and as money is the primary reason most businesses are formed, it makes all the sense in the world ensure that a businesses finances are in order
So from setting up your accounting software, to keeping track of all your business financial statements, to collecting information that is necessary for state, federal, and local tax returns and much more.
An attorney on the other hand is somewhat of an entirely different proposition. So while an accountant is perhaps someone who will practically be needed in the everyday running of the business, to keep track of all cash inflows and outflows as has been previously stated, a lawyer on the other hand will very often not be needed in the same frequency. There are however very critical times in the business when a business attorney absolutely must be involved in your business. (more…)