Tag: Start Ups

A California Start-up Needs an CPA that Gets Start-Ups

Filed in CPA Blog by on July 4, 2019

California, and especially San Francisco, but not only San Francisco, is home to very many start-up businesses. Los Angeles is too, as is the whole of Orange County. However, with the magic of the internet you can have your start-up in Orange County and still work with us at Safe Harbor as a California start-up […]

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Outsourced CFO: A Better Solution for Startups and Small Businesses in San Francisco

Filed in CPA Blog by on October 20, 2015

San Francisco is a hotbed of entrepreneurial activity – believe us, we know. Although we are located out from the inner downtown and South of Market area, we have plenty of clients who come to San Francisco (or are long-term residents) and who have “got the fever.”

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Types of Stock Options Available to San Francisco Bay Area Startup Employees

Filed in CPA Blog by on October 31, 2013

San Francisco has almost become the heart of Silicon Valley these days. Twitter, Facebook, Yelp and many other lesser-known but no less dynamic companies are moving up to San Francisco and/or their employees are living the city life, while commuting down to Silicon Valley. Buses crowd the San Francisco streets and highway 101 shuttling employees […]

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Hi-Tech CPA Firms and Hi-Tech Startups in San Francisco

Filed in CPA Blog by on January 15, 2013

January 15, 2013. CPA Firms and Technology How Technology Can Help When Tax Season Rolls Around As the calendar year has ended for individuals and many small businesses comes to a close as well, making the months of January through April busy for tax accountants.  If you have had trouble getting in touch with your […]

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Choosing the Best CPA Firm for San Francisco Start-Ups

Filed in CPA Blog by on January 4, 2013

January 4, 2013 CPAs and San Francisco Start Up’s – choosing a CPA that is a good choice for a start up The selection of a certified public accountant for your business is one of the most important decisions that you’ll ever make as a business owner.  An accountant will see your organization’s financial records […]

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S Corp Business Tax Compensation Issues for San Francisco Small Businesses

Filed in CPA Blog by on November 12, 2012

November 12, 2012.  S corporations are one of the most popular choices of business entity in San Francisco. As a shareholder-employee of an S corporation, this blog post reminds you of some important rules governing compensation, health and accident insurance, and Schedule K-1 issues. The IRS recently highlighted these key issues on its web site. […]

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Safe Harbor CPAs Announces Startup CPA Firm Assistance Program in San Francisco

Filed in CPA Blog by on July 25, 2012

July 25, 2012.  San Francisco, CA.  Safe Harbor CPAs, a leading San Francisco CPA firm for Startups, announces a new program to help startup businesses in San Francisco get assistance with business formation, tax, and other CPA firm needs.  As San Francisco has grown as a center of entrepreneurial business activity, the firm has seen […]

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Tax Implications of Stock Options and the AMT – the San Francisco Bay Area Perspective

Filed in CPA Blog by on May 23, 2012

May 23, 2012. Start-up companies, particularly in high tech fields, hire and retain employees by awarding incentive stock options (ISOs). Everyone knows that that is one way that tech start up’s encourage strong employee performance; in fact, many people work for startups specifically for the stock option opportunity. This is all the more true in […]

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