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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Quickbooks Pro Advisor

As a Quickbooks Pro Advisor 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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5 Ways to Build Success and Inspire Innovation in the Workplace

5 Ways to Build Success and Inspire Innovation in the Workplace

By | Small Business Advice

Innovation in the workplace is something that every business and every leader should encourage in order to stay competitive in its market. Any business which is not continually improving on its product lines, and how it produces those products, is in serious danger of being left behind by competitors. All the most successful business leaders understand that they need to be constantly searching for ways to improve product benefits to customers, while streamlining the operations necessary to create them. The…

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How to Create a Business Plan that Catches the Attention of Investors

How to Create a Business Plan that Catches the Attention of Investors

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Without funding from someone else, it’s impossible for many new businesses to expand. This means reaching out to potential investors as a possible source of revenue. If you find yourself in that position, know that you need to come extremely prepared to each meeting with a potential investor. One of the most important things you can do is take the time to prepare a highly professional business plan.   For Some Investors, the Executive Summary is the Only Thing That…

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5 Key Things You Must Consider When Setting Up A Partnership

5 Key Things You Must Consider When Setting Up A Partnership

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Starting a new business with a partner is much less overwhelming than trying to do everything on your own. You each bring a certain level of expertise in different areas that make you stronger together. As a business entity, a partnership is a step up from a sole proprietorship. The difference is that each of you owns half the business. This also means that you divide its assets and liabilities. While a business partnership has many advantages, both people should…

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How to Plan to Sell Your Business

How to Plan to Sell Your Business

By | Accounting Advice, Small Business Advice

Whether you’re planning to retire or move into another line of work, the time may come when you choose to sell your business. Taking the time to plan your strategy now is essential to ensure that everything goes smoothly when it’s time to transfer ownership to the buyer.   Does Your Estate Plan Include the Use of Trusts? Assuming you have already established an estate plan, it’s a good idea to incorporate one or more trusts into it. Trusts offer…

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Every Business Needs a Budget

Every Business Needs a Budget. Here’s Why and How to Make the Best One.

By | Accounting Advice, Small Business Advice

Many business owners would rather do just about anything else instead of creating a budget. At the same time, they know how essential it is to reign in expenses and ensure that the company remains profitable. Setting priorities for the business is another important aspect of creating a budget. It lets all employees know with one glance which things are the most important things to spend money on as well as the things that can wait until cash flow improves….

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Financial Tips for Small Business Owners

Top Three Financial Tips for Small Business Owners

By | Accounting Advice, Small Business Advice

When you decided to start a business, you did so because you felt passionate about offering a unique product or service. It might have never occurred to you how much accounting and bookkeeping work you would need to do as well. Unfortunately, some new business owners become so overwhelmed by financial tasks that they ignore them or do them incorrectly. Not only can this lead to prompt business failure, it can cause tax problems with long-term implications.   Separate Your…

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