Mike joined Rickhoff & Associates in February 2005. When Mike first started here, he was the assistant office manager working to manage the daily office activities. In 2013, Mike was promoted to a bookkeeper. Along with preparing monthly financial statements and bank reconciliations, he prepares and manages the accounts payable for some clients. He also assists in corporate and individual tax preparation. Mike’s niche is assisting clients who are using QuickBooks Online and other programs in our hosted environment. In the past, Mike also managed a small local business.
Mike has earned two degrees from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration Finance and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy. He is a lifelong member of St. Peter’s Cathedral Catholic Church in Belleville, Illinois. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Chelsea and is long time comic book collector.
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: