Think Differently.

At Doerhoff & Associates you're not just another number. We work as a CPA business advisor to tailor solutions for real world impacts to your bottom line, so you can think differently about your business.

Jefferson City’s Business Advisors

We’re more than a business advisor. Our Founder Bert Doerhoff started our firm with one goal in mind, to provide a comprehensive approach to business advisor and accounting services. One of the most important assets of our firm is our staff. After years of searching the firm has assembled a team of caring, compassionate individuals with unique expertise to help every client achieve the goals they went into business to achieve. Business owners require a tailored approach to tax strategy, business growth advice and wealth building. We can help you plan and implement the tactics that will take your business growth and personal wealth to the next level.

Unique Approach

Our business advisor provides what the small business owner really wants and needs.   We offer a unique set of services that fill the gap and support the business owner. Some call it small business accounting, bookkeeping service, outsourced accounting, CFO services, income tax savings, Quickbooks help, etc.  We call it a unique customized package of services designed specifically for you and your business.

Let us provide you with more time to focus on the unique talent that convinced you to start your business in the first place.

CFO Services & Accounting

We provide day to day accounting and ongoing business strategy advice.

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Support for QuickBooks

As a QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program Member we unlock the full potential of QuickBooks for your business.

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Business Succession Planning

We guide you through the challenge of exiting or selling your business.

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Business Startup

As a business advisor we help you develop a firm financial foundation for your business.

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Small Business Tips for IRS Form 1099 Reporting

Small Business Tips for IRS Form 1099 Reporting

By | Accounting Advice, Small Business Advice

If you pay $600 or more to an independent contractor in a year or $10 in royalties to an individual, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires that you send a MISC-1099 form. The form must be postmarked by January 31 to cover any miscellaneous income or royalties from the previous calendar year. Businesses typically issue MISC-1099 statements to individuals and sometimes partnerships. Other Situations that Require IRS Form 1099 Reporting In addition to royalties and money paid to independent contractors,…

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Organize Your Chart of Accounts to Improve Financial Health

Organize Your Chart of Accounts to Improve Financial Health

By | Accounting Advice, Small Business Advice

A Chart of Accounts can help any business manage its finances, however, it’s only useful when organized properly. While it’s common for small business owners to tackle this organization project at the beginning of the year, the company can benefit from organized financial data regardless of what month it is. A review of what to include in a Chart of Accounts is helpful before we discuss organization tips. The Four Most Important Items to Include in a Chart of Accounts…

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Invest Your Tax Refund to Impact Your Long-Term Business Growth

10 Ways to Invest Your Tax Refund to Impact Your Long-Term Business Growth

By | Accounting Advice, Small Business Advice

An unexpected tax refund can make it possible to invest in your company in ways you might not have been able to otherwise. However, creating and prioritizing a list of options can be challenging. We would like to help by offering 10 possible suggestions for how to spend your tax refund well. Ranking your list in order of importance is entirely up to you. Options for Spending Your Tax Refund While you will probably think of several of your own…

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Keeping Personal and Business Finances Separate.

Is it Really That Important? Keeping Personal and Business Finances Separate.

By | Accounting Advice, Small Business Advice

When you first start a business, you may not think much of making a small purchase of office supplies and paying for them with your personal credit card. This could be a manageable system if you only make a few business purchases each year. However, that isn’t the reality for most business owners. Although it will take a bit of initial effort to separate personal and business finances, you can expect significant benefits for doing so. We discuss several of…

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Five Ways to Automate Accounting and Free Up Your Time

Five Ways to Automate Accounting and Free Up Your Time

By | Accounting Advice, Small Business Advice

A sure sign that you have evolved as a business owner is when you feel ready to take more of a broad overview approach rather than feeling as though you must handle every detail yourself. This includes accounting practices. While it can be difficult to let go and delegate or automate these tasks,  it’s necessary to free up your time to pursue business growth. Below we highlight five ways you can benefit when you automate accounting. Find a Better System…

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How an Accountant Can Help a Small Business Grow and Prosper

How an Accountant Can Help a Small Business Grow and Prosper

By | Accounting Advice, Small Business Advice

A knowledgeable small business accountant is one of the best tools a business can have as it grows.  If you don’t have one, your business may be missing out on a valuable resource. Many businesses, especially many small businesses, attempt to make their way without an intelligent and experienced accountant on hand. Very often these businesses sell themselves short, because they’re missing the guidance that a skilled accountant can bring. Accounting and bookkeeping In a recent survey of small businesses,…

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