About Mastio Curt

Curt Mastio is a Certified Public Accountant, founder of Startup Accounting Advisors, adjunct instructor at Northwestern University's Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the Chief Financial Officer of Storage Squad LLC.

All You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency and Accounting

Cryptocurrencies, or virtual currencies, represent a fascinating new area of finance. But what are cryptocurrencies, and how do they work? If you're considering a journey into the world of virtual currencies, you'll need a professional, licensed cryptocurrency accountant to help plan an effective taxation and valuation strategy. This article will provide an in-depth analysis of [...]

By |2019-03-04T17:59:14+00:00March 4th, 2019|Cryptocurrency|0 Comments

Accounting for Cryptocurrency: Tips, Requirements & Best Practices

Accounting for Cryptocurrency: Tips, Requirements & Best Practices Accounting for cryptocurrency is not something to take lightly. Any business accepting this emerging payment method has a lot to learn. In fact, it takes a great deal of studying to effectively (and legally) handle Bitcoin and other crypto. This guide will help you get started. Is [...]

By |2019-03-03T00:46:23+00:00March 3rd, 2019|Cryptocurrency|0 Comments

Tax Preparation in Chicago: Expert Accounting Solutions for Startups

Finding a quality tax preparation service in Chicago isn’t easy. If you’re interested in bringing on licensed professionals with niche-based expertise, Founder's CPA Group is the firm for you. With an emphasis on startups and small businesses, Founder's CPA Group can handle all your accounting needs. Do what you do best: grow your business. Let us handle [...]

By |2019-02-22T22:00:09+00:00February 25th, 2019|Startups|0 Comments

A Solid Guide to Understanding MyTax Illinois

Taxes are the bane of many businesses. Often, they're difficult to do and take up time and money. For those in Illinois, MyTax Illinois makes it easier to do your tax paperwork. If you are a business owner in Illinois, MyTax Illinois is a tool to help you. A basic definition is a place for [...]

By |2019-03-03T00:52:21+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Taxes|0 Comments

Why You Need Tax Services for a Small Business

When it comes to running a small business, taxes are one more complication. While you can do it yourself, why should you? Using someone you know may work, but what if they make a mistake? Hiring a professional has a wealth of benefits. Here are the reasons you need tax services for a small business. [...]

By |2019-02-22T22:00:19+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Accounting Services, Startups, Taxes|0 Comments

409A Valuations and Startups: Protecting Owners and Employees Alike

Offering stock options to employees can be a win for both owners and workers — but chances are you’ll want a 409A valuation beforehand. A 409A valuation protects the company in the event of an IRS audit and ensures your employees aren’t faced with an unfair tax burden come tax time. This guide to 409A [...]

By |2019-02-22T22:01:47+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Financial, Startups|0 Comments

Tax Services for Small Businesses: What You Need to Know

Dealing with tax services for small businesses can be a chore (and a costly one at that). Worried about the requirements and processes for filing taxes? This in-depth guide has the information you need to make the tax process as transparent as possible. Filing a return for your business doesn’t have to be difficult — [...]

By |2019-01-28T22:32:57+00:00January 28th, 2019|Accounting Services|0 Comments

The Bookkeeper Jargon-buster

At Founder’s CPA, we pride ourselves on complete transparency with our customers. After all, they're your accounts and ultimately your money, so you deserve to understand how it is being handled. Many bookkeepers use industry jargon that is useful shorthand between experts, but isn’t always so clear to everyone else. Here’s a guide to some [...]

By |2019-01-21T17:52:14+00:00January 18th, 2019|Accounting Services|0 Comments

What Are Bookkeeping Services and How Your Brand Can Benefit From Founder’s CPA

As a small business owner, it's important that you always find ways to improve your brand, its products, and services. This is essential if you want to experience growth. With clear, organized businesses practices, you can have greater success and get a lot more done. If you're not yet using bookkeeping services, you may be [...]

By |2019-01-08T23:11:09+00:00January 8th, 2019|Accounting Services|0 Comments

QuickBooks Pro Alternative | Founder’s CPA

As a business owner, you wear many hats. Although you may focus the most on marketing and sales, there’s one critical area that needs to remain a top priority — your accounting needs. After all, accounting is at the core of every single business and, in turn, is the key to your success. In order [...]

By |2018-12-27T17:10:17+00:00December 27th, 2018|Accounting Services|0 Comments