Tom joined Rickhoff & Associates in October 2010. He is responsible for analyzing and providing feedback to the clients from their compiled financial statements. He provides business consulting to our clients on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. He also completes several hundred individual and corporate tax returns each year. His greatest expertise is his organization skills.
Tom graduated in 2006 from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy. He also attained his Enrolled Agent (EA) certificate from the Internal Revenue Service in 2012. He is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and a Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor. When Tom’s not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife Katie, son Tommie, and their dog Willie. He also enjoys playing golf, and loves the St Louis Cardinals baseball and Kentucky Wildcats basketball teams!
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: