Think Differently.

At Doerhoff & Associates you're not just another number. Our solutions are tailored so you see the real world impacts to your bottom line, and think differently about your business.

Strategy. Tactics. Bottom Line.

When Bert Doerhoff graduated years ago he came out with no money and all the related struggles. After working for an international CPA firm he left to start his own CPA practice back in 1978. With no staff and no clients he started a firm simply with a passion to help small business owners succeed. Along the way he saw business owners struggle to convert their business ideas to an ever increasing cash flow. He set out on a path to research and develop certain key services that could be packaged separately in a unique way to fit the needs of every small business owner.

Unparalleled Staff

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.

Unique Approach

Our goal is to provide 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.

Business Startup

We help you develop a firm financial foundation for your new business..

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CFO & Accounting

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

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Quickbooks Help

We help unlock the full potential of Quickbooks for your business.

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Exit & Succession

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

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5 Business Tips You'll Be Glad You Learned Sooner Rather Than

5 Business Tips You’ll Be Glad You Learned Sooner Rather Than Later

By | Small Business Advice

Most small business owners have some regrets about how they tried to get established, and the approach they used to achieve business growth. In some cases, goals and objectives fall by the wayside as an owner becomes overwhelmed by the day-to-requirements of conducting business, and as a result, you can slip into the trap of simply reacting to circumstances as they arise. Here are some recommendations on how to avoid this common business pitfall.   Don’t compare yourself to rivals…

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5 Ways to Make Your Business Better by Outsourcing

5 Ways to Make Your Business Better by Outsourcing

By | Small Business Advice

If you’ve never seriously considered it, there are some significant advantages to outsourcing. Most types of businesses would benefit a great deal by at least some level of outsourcing. For starters, you can maintain much better control of your operational expenses, you can achieve greater continuity and predictability for your business, you can manage risks better, and you can even improve the balance between your work life and your home life. In most cases, you’ll also find that it costs…

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How a Revolving Line of Credit Can Keep Your Business Moving Forward

How a Revolving Line of Credit Can Keep Your Business Moving Forward

By | Small Business Advice

Ask any small business owner what their biggest sources of frustration is and you’re likely to hear the words “cash flow.” If you don’t have the working capital you need, unplanned expenses and simply purchasing inventory can leave you constantly playing catch-up. Improve Your Business Cash Flow with A Revolving Credit Line A revolving line of credit is one possible solution to this common dilemma. Revolving credit differs from a lump sum loan in that you access the line of…

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New Laws That Will Affect Your Business in 2018

New Laws That Will Affect Your Business in 2018

By | Small Business Advice

If there’s one thing you can count on as a small business owner, it’s that tax and business laws change every year. Although 2018 is just weeks old, it has proven to be no exception so far. The first is the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that affects both business owners and individuals. Because this law went into effect on January 1, 2018, it does not affect your tax returns for 2017. Here are the main provisions you need to…

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Costly Payroll Mistakes to Avoid

By | Accounting Advice

People can be forgiving when others make mistakes until it happens with their paycheck. Then there’s little room for error. Not only will you have unhappy employees on your hands, you could find yourself in trouble with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). It’s better to take the time to learn how to avoid a mistake than to deal with the consequences of it. We discuss some of the most common payroll mistakes below. Misclassification as an Independent Contractor A person…

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4 Things You Can Do Now To Improve Your Company Culture

By | Small Business Advice

Every company desires to have a positive company culture for employees, but many don’t know how to make that happen. A lack of clear direction and transparency can breed many workplace issues. The most common ones include: Management that makes decisions in secret and then demands employees abide by them with little to no input from them. Management shares little information with employees that would help them understand the company’s vision and current performance. Rewarding poor or unethical behavior while…

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