Tag: startups

San Francisco’s CPA for Startups, Safe Harbor LLP Announces October 2018 eLetter with Focus on Online Startup Taxation

Filed in CPA Blog by on October 1, 2018

San Francisco, California – October 1, 2018. Safe Harbor LLP, considered one of the best accounting firms in the San Francisco Bay Area for technology startups, is proud to release its October eLetter. The popular email newsletter reaches clients and others who want to stay current on taxation and business issues. This month’s edition has […]

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CPA for Startups in San Francisco Help Business Thrive

Filed in CPA Blog by on February 20, 2017

San Francisco is a bastion of technology and startup businesses. (We should know – we’re recognized as one of the best CPA firms for startups in San Francisco). The Bay Area has an unending list of determined entrepreneurs and savvy business leaders ready to launch a new idea. Based on many different factors, some flourish […]

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Why We Love Working with San Francisco Startups!

Filed in CPA Blog by on September 20, 2016

We love working with small business people here in the city of San Francisco. Having been around for quite some time, we have many clients who run mom and pop businesses here in the city, and who have revenues in the millions of dollars. What goes for a small business in San Francisco, you see, can actually […]

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Executive Compensation at your Bay Area Start Up

Filed in CPA Blog by on March 15, 2016

We have quite a few people come to us here in San Francisco who have that dreamy eyed appearance of someone who has the next big idea. Often, the idea is hatched out of their basement or garage, or in other situations it is one or two key people who are what they call serial […]

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Health Plans and Small Business Taxes: a San Francisco Perspective

Filed in CPA Blog by on January 7, 2016

Small businesses in San Francisco, generally speaking, care about their employees. These days nothing is more important than health care benefits when one looks at the benefits portfolio your small business can offer to your employees. Most employees, especially your more educated, “knowledge” workers, require health care from their employer. Without it, you are simply […]

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Top San Francisco Accounting Firm Servicing Startups, Safe Harbor LLP Releases New Video

Filed in CPA Blog by on November 7, 2015

San Francisco, CA – October 31, 2015. Safe Harbor LLP, a top San Francisco CPA and Accounting Firm, is proud to announce the release of the firm’s first informative video, entitled ‘San Francisco CPA: Startups, Stock Options, and Small Business.”

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Creating a Personal Cash Flow Statement for San Francisco Startup Employees

Filed in CPA Blog by on December 24, 2014

San Francisco if the city of entrepreneurship. We have many clients who work at the technology startups that are clustering in the San Francisco Bay area, and in particular in the South of market area in San Francisco. Indeed, providing accounting and tax services for startups is one of our focus areas for 2015.  You […]

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San Francisco Business Formation: S Corps vs. LLC’s

Filed in CPA Blog by on September 23, 2014

As one of the top San Francisco CPA firms for startups and small businesses, one issue we constantly encounter is business formation. We are asked, “Which is better – an ‘S’ Corporation or an LLC?’ The answer as is so often in life is: it depends. Each form of business organization has its advantages, and […]

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Passive Investing and San Francisco Tax Tips

Filed in CPA Blog by on August 30, 2014

Broadly speaking, there are two ways to invest: actively and passively. Recently, passive investing has gained in popularity. In 2013, for instance, net investments into passive equity funds topped $60 billion, versus $3.4 billion for active funds. The most famous passive investment strategies involve using ‘index’ funds – funds that do not rely on human […]

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San Francisco Startups and the Need for an Outside CFO (Chief Financial Officer)

Filed in CPA Blog by on May 22, 2014

Here’s some more food-for-thought on the financial issues facing Bay Area startups. Many startups begin with attorney advice, the advice of friends, and sometimes what is called the FFF stage (Friends, Family, and Fools) when it comes to money. But we at Safe Harbor LLP want you to be smart. We want you to focus […]

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