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Martha joined Rickhoff and Associates June 2017 but has been with Business in Balance since November 1995. Her responsibilities include reviewing financial statements, performing fixed asset accounting, and preparing personal income tax, business income tax, trust tax and gift tax returns. Martha also provides tax planning services, which she has become particularly skilled. She also has become adept at preparing MoDOT and IDOT overhead rate schedules.
Prior to coming on board, she worked at an Orange Park, Florida CPA firm from October 1985 to May 1987 where she was responsible for reviewing financial statements, preparing personal and business tax returns, and auditing government entities and private companies. Before that, she worked for a CPA firm in Hanford, California from December 1979 to October 1984, where she prepared financial statements, personal and business tax returns, and audited governmental entities, school districts, and private companies.
Martha graduated from Southwest Baptist College in Bolivar MO in May 1978 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting
When away from the office, she enjoys reading, cooking, shopping and spending time with family. She also used to serve as a treasurer of the First Baptist Church of St. Peters, Missouri for 5 years.
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.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday need no introduction, but for small business owners it’s all about Small Business Saturday—an annual holiday shopping tradition that gets communities out in support of their local small businesses. Small Business Saturday falls on November 24 this year, so if you haven’t already…start getting the word out.
The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 requires Forms 1099-MISC reporting non-employee compensation (NEC) in box 7 to be filed by January 31.
Small business owners in many communities offer downtown trick or treat events. Take advantage of this opportunity to build your business reputation. Involvement in local events goes a long way with both existing and prospective customers—indicating a vested interest in your community. Find creative ways to make your business stand out this trick-or-treat season. We hope the following suggestions will spark fun promotional ideas: