Accounting & Finance

Why Your Small Business May Need an Accountant

Written by Ricky Dheri

When a small business encounters growth, the importance of an accountant should be considered.

Filing tax returns and general accounting tasks take time that business owners could otherwise devote to more strategic areas. 

As the business grows, it is recommended to contact an accounting firm that has expertise in taking care of financial tasks. Hiring an accountant can let small business owners concentrate on revenue-generating endeavors.

From bookkeeping to corporate advice, here are a few reasons why your business may need a tax accountant.

Minimise the Workload

It is quite difficult to oversee every facet of a small business. As a business starts to grow, it is challenging to dedicate time to routine tasks. In addition, bookkeeping may become more complex. The right accountant will provide peace of mind to small business owners and allow them to focus on other important aspects of the business.

Saves Time 

Time is crucial for any business that wishes to expand. Hiring a tax accountant gives business owners the ability to get organised.

Time consuming tasks can be offloaded which will improve your work-life balance.  Oftentimes, handling the finances is complex. This can include tasks like bookkeeping, receipts, business tax returns, and setting financial goals.

Fulfil Government Regulations

Tax season can be daunting for small businesses. An accountant can help ease stress by handling tax returns, filing legal documents, updating the small business in the government’s register, managing the firm’s formation and share allotment, and the payroll. 

Cost Management

One role of an accountant is to analyse the financial well-being of an organisation, including keeping track of all expenditures. Their main focus is to carefully look after expenses to ensure the business is not facing unreasonable financial drains. An accountant can help reduce bills and free up funds.

Support Growth

An accountant can assist with making certain procedures run smoothly. This can range from  adding new workers to the payroll, to practical issues like office space and estate tax. Their knowledge can be leveraged when pursuing additional investments and the overall well-being of the business. 


Accountants offer useful advice and help small businesses thrive. It may be important to consider gaining insight from someone with in depth experience.

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About the author


Ricky Dheri

Ricky Dheri is a Principal, CPA B. Com (Accounting). at Rick & Mon Business Consultants, with over a decade of experience in the Tax & Accounting Industry. He has experience in bookkeeping, tax calculating, and reporting for business clients and organizations. Exceptional knowledge of mathematical concepts, accounting and finance topics, taxation, and banking principles.