Team member spotlight: Kevin Coyne

Team member spotlight: Kevin Coyne

Today we want to introduce Kevin Coyne, a Tax and Accounting Specialist, that has joined our team. Kevin is an Enrolled Agent and will be helping our clients with accounting and taxes.  Why did you decide to become an accountant?   I like the diversity of the clients I get to work with, getting to see a cross section of different industries and clients. When were you hired for TL;DR?   Mid coronavirus pandemic, 2020. What made you decide to want to work for TL;DR?   I wanted to join a team that was dedicated to doing right by their clients, and…
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How to Find the Right Accountant for You!

How to Find the Right Accountant for You!

https://youtu.be/6lMn2lGiaK0 Finding someone you trust with your books is, in a way, like finding the right doctor for you. You want someone who is going to make decisions you can trust even though you might not completely understand these decisions. That said, this person should be able to explain the choices they’re making to you in a language you can understand, so that you can make a competent evaluation of their performance and, if needed, choose someone else. So you might be asking yourself, who is this trusted accountant? The answer is: one of us at TL;DR Accounting! But seriously...while…
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CPA vs. EA vs. Accountant: Fight!

CPA vs. EA vs. Accountant: Fight!

https://youtu.be/90jLaNLjxE4 CPA, EA, Accountant…you’ve probably seen these terms bandied about here and there, but what do they really mean? You’re trying to choose someone to help you with your books and/or taxes, and this kind of stuff is delicate and important. You wouldn’t trust just any random person with this sensitive information. The good news is that we can give you straightforward answers to your acronym-soup questions. CPA: Certified Public Accountant The CPA designation is different for each state in the United States, similar to state bar associations. In Washington, the CPA designation is provided by a non-governmental body called…
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