Kurt joined Rickhoff & Associates full-time in February 1997, but has been involved with some aspect of the family business since its inception. He manages the overall operations and marketing of the firm. Kurt’s passion for technology has kept his firm at the forefront of delivering superior client services. His past experience in banking and securities allows him to advise clients on all aspects of their business operations. He attained his Enrolled Agent (EA) certificate from the Internal Revenue Service in 1998. He is an active member of the Professional Association of Small Business Accountants (PASBA), and has done many presentations at their bi-annual meetings. He was a board member for PASBA from 2006-2009. In his personal life, Kurt is currently a board member of HSHS St. Joseph’s Foundation, President of the Albers Elementary School Board, and a Director for the Clin-Clair Fire District. He enjoys spending time and traveling with his wife, Mindi and children, Allison and Carson. He is also an avid St. Louis Cardinals Baseball fan!
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.
For many business owners, September tends to bring a bit of a slowdown. The chaos of getting kids prepared for going back to school has passed, and a focus on saving money tends to kick in as people prepare for the coming holiday spend. Combined, this can often translate into a lull for business owners.
This is a friendly reminder that the Q3 tax estimate payment deadline is coming up fast. Be sure to make your payment by September 15, 2018 to avoid penalties. Currently, penalties for late or no payment average about 4 percent. And wouldn’t you rather keep that money in your pocket?
According to new rules from the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, meals and entertainment tax-deductible expenses for businesses have undergone considerable reform. Because the explanations of new deduction guidelines can be confusing, we’ve created this brief outline for you. A visit with your accounting professional to ensure your Chart of Accounts is correct may also be beneficial.