For Small Businesses

ESTABLISH GREATER PROFITABILITY AND BUSINESS EFFICIENCY!

Your business’ profitability and operational efficiency are at the center of your business’ success!
Our experience, resources, and attention to detail make our accounting services second-to-none. As an experienced accounting team, we look forward to the opportunity to help transform your business’ financials as we work with you to establish short- and long-term strategies for growth and profitability.

 

Working with us and enlisting our business services could make all the difference!

Whether you need help starting a business, cleaning up your bookkeeping, setting up QuickBooks, handling payroll, or you crave some much-needed business coaching or other strategic consulting, we have been doing this for years, and stay on top of all of the new regulations to help you take the most advantage possible. Legally, and ethically — and profitably.

We work with our clients in a relational way to help them experience the financial success they desire — whether the business is just an idea, relatively new, or a well-established entity. Whether small, large, or in need of some special attention, we have the experience you need so that you can focus on what your business does best.

I’ve been going to Roger for over 12 years and can’t say enough good things about the service provided. Tax time is a breeze thanks to Roger and his professional and courteous staff. I highly recommend using Menden Accounting and Tax to anyone.

Alison L

For the past three years you have provided me with exceptional service wouldn’t think about going anywhere else. When I have a question, it’s answered, when I’ve needed something it’s provided in a timely manner. Your staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Keep up the good work! Sincerely

Laura N.

Menden Accounting has responded to any and all inquiries with extreme promptness. The staff at Menden Accounting demonstrate competency while using common language and terminology that non-accountant clients can understand. I never feel like I’m “bothering” someone with a question. Everyone is eager to help and obviously has the client’s best interest in mind when giving advice or guidance.

Michelle M.

When Conventional Financial Advice Is Wrong by Roger Menden

Is there such a thing any more as "conventional wisdom"?It's a fair question to consider as we retreat further and further into our ideological silos as a society -- only reading "news" from the slant that makes us feel smartest ("See, if [smart person I read] says...

Cultivating Gratitude for Thanksgiving 2020 in Shakopee, MN

I think we all need this week.2020 has been *so hard*, for so many in Shakopee, MN (and far beyond!). And it's not over yet -- from continued electoral fighting, to spikes in virus cases and increased governmental restrictions all over the place, and (of course) the...

Roger Menden’s Tax-Wise Charitable Giving Strategies

Fatigue.Lockdowns, election politics, masks -- we THOUGHT we might be done with these things by now ... but nope. And I bet you're tired of it all. Most Shakopee, MN people are, aside from the zealots on every side. And I get it.That doesn't mean these things aren't...

Roger Menden’s Seven End of Year Tax Planning Strategies

Here we are, a week past the election, and it's looking like the year 2000 all over again, with a long, drawn-out process until there is final certification of this election. Back then, it took a full five weeks for all of the legal process to play out. Hopefully, by...

Menden Accounting & Tax Service’s thoughts on Healthy Skepticism in light of the 2020 Election

Believe it or not, we're very busy around here.While the nation's eyes are fixated on political things, we're spending our days working hard on behalf of our clients right here in Shakopee, MN (and beyond, of course), talking through tax-advantaged financial moves,...

Effective Financial Documentation Strategies for Shakopee, MN Taxpayers

A few timely things to get to, before I offer you my thoughts on a good task for you to do this week...First of all, the IRS has apparently caught up on processing their backlogged mail that stacked up during COVID closures. Or, well enough, they say.That means that...

Save On Your Taxes With Roger Menden’s Nine Tax Planning Questions

Tax Pro World is abuzz about the increase of the Social Security wage base standard.Well, I should clarify -- most of Tax Pro World is taking naps this week and not really thinking much about taxes whatsoever, ha! After all, that was one of the most epically intensive...

Nine Crucial Questions To Prepare Shakopee, MN Taxpayers For Their 2020 Taxes

First some important reminders for all Shakopee, MN taxpayers, then I have a bunch of questions to which I'd like you to respond...Depending on when you read this, the October 15th tax return extension deadline (for families and individuals) is either VERY close, or...

Tax and Financial Planning for Multi-Generational Caretaking for Shakopee, MN Families

Say it with me: four more weeks. Four more weeks until this crazy election cycle is behind us and we can all return to normal here in Shakopee, MN.Except, well, if it isn't. With the way that 2020 has been going, we might as well emotionally prepare for that...

Trump’s Tax Returns Are Not The Real Story by Roger Menden

Like many things political, one of the best ways to look at the tempest of the day is analytical bemusement. This is (always) especially true when it comes to tax issues.And I might have a take today that could surprise you. I am not interested in getting into...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.

But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!