Colleen joined our team in January 2018. As a bookkeeper, she prepares financial statements, bank reconciliations, as well as monthly and quarterly tax filings. Colleen also assists clients in using both Hosted and QuickBooks Online.
She has 27 years of bookkeeping experience. Prior to joining our firm, she worked at a PASBA Accounting Firm and was employed 17 years with The Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders & Owners Foundation as a bookkeeper. She also graduated from Sanford Brown College with a degree in Accounting. Colleen is also a Member of the National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers.
Colleen interests include traveling and photography. She also enjoys swimming and boating. Most importantly, she loves spending time with her family.
Your success is our main priority, which is why we work to identify the right blend of services for each client. With Rickhoff & Associates, you will also enjoy our personal approach to doing business. We know that every client has different goals and changing needs, so we work with you throughout the year to offer advice, review your financial status, and ensure there are no surprises at year-end. Professional, personalized, client-focused…Rickhoff & Associates is the new breed of accounting firm.
The combination of running a business and your life and preparing for tax time can drive some people into a slight panic. But no need to get stressed if you are prepared. Now is the time to start organizing all documents required to file your tax return.
Like the old paraphrased saying goes: In this world, two things are certain—death and taxes. The recent federal tax overhaul changed a lot of rules, so it’s as important as ever to understand your tax obligations, including those on Social Security benefits.
Unfortunately, cyber scammers never take a vacation. In fact, the IRS has issued a warning of a surge in fraudulent emails that bait potential phishing victims with fake tax transcripts. Links within these emails lead recipients to documents containing the well-known malware, Emotet.