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Your Business is in Houston, Shouldn’t Your Accounting and Tax Advice Be, Too?

Houston is a wonderful place to own and operate a business! But, it can be daunting, too. Below are some guides, lists, and articles built by our team of Houston-based tax advisors so that you can get the most focused advice.

Your Business is in Houston, Why Isn't Your CPA The Best Houston Has to Offer?

Houston is a wonderful place to own and operate a business! But, it can be daunting, too. It’s the place we call home and love!

Here, we’ve put together some helpful guides, lists, and articles built by our team of Houston-based tax advisors so that you can get the most focused advice.

Lists and Resources

Tax Incentives List: Texas Businesses​

A list of tax incentives available to Texas-based businesses

Tax Incentives List: Houston Businesses​

A list of tax incentives available to Houston-based businesses

Tax Grants List: Small Businesses​

A list of small business grants available to Texas-based businesses

How to Guides

How to Build an Accounting Strategy ​

How to build the right accounting strategy for your Houston-based business

How to Choose the Right CPA ​

What to look for and and questions to ask when hiring a Houston CPA

How to Start a Business in Houston ​

Steps to take, where to file, and local and state requirements


Why Your Business Needs a Monthly Financial Report ​

Learn about how your business can benefit from monthly reporting.

What is Outsourced Bookkeeping and is it Right for Me? ​

Learn what outsourced bookkeeping is and how it works

10 Common Mistakes Houston Businesses Make ​

Our list of the 10 most common mistakes we see Houston business owners make and how to avoid them

Working in the Startup Capital of Texas

Houston is the startup capital of Texas, with more businesses being started here than any other city in Texas (and 10th overall in the US!). Metro Houston is home to over 160,000 businesses.

Services You Can Count On


See day-to-day and long-term improvements with a team of experts focused on efficiency, accuracy, and business growth. Our accounting services offer support in the areas you need it most, from detailed and granular task to financial reporting and planning for the future.


Never worry about the state of your books again! Our team of seasoned bookkeepers adhere to strict data entry guidelines, are experts in modern bookkeeping software, and can quickly generate reports that meet your business needs.

Software Setup, Integration, and Training​

Get help with new software selection, cleaning up your current system, or migrating software. With cloud-based options and recommendations and guidance from professionals who know accounting software inside and out, we’ll help empower your team with robust accounting software.

Consulting and Business Advice​

Get reports, guidance, and advice when you need it. Our team of CPA consultants offer long- and short-term consulting, whether you have a specific problem to tackle or simply want professional guidance.

CFO Services​

Ensure longevity for your business without the high cost of an in-house Chief Financial Officer. Our services ensure expert guidance with strategy, finance management, accounting strategy, and accountability designed around your industry and business needs.

Tax Preparation Services & Advisement​

Every step of the tax preparation and filing process is straightforward when you work with the experts. Our CPAs have decades of experience helping businesses optimize their tax strategy to maximize returns and retain capital.

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