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.

Restaurant Bookkeeping: 5 Steps to Restaurant Bookkeeping | Founder’s CPA

Trying to balance the myriad of complicated jobs involved in restaurant bookkeeping isn't an easy task. Unfortunately, success in the restaurant world means knowing your way around the books — not just the kitchen — and there's little time for that.If you're looking for the ultimate guide to restaurant bookkeeping, you're in the right place. [...]

By |2019-05-24T16:29:44+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Food and Beverage Accounting|0 Comments

What are Outsourced CFOs?

As the name implies, an outsourced CFO service is a third-party service that’s hired from outside the company, on a contractor basis, to provide the same services as a CFO — or so it would seem. In reality, however, there’s a lot more to it than that. In fact, an outsourced CFO service can actually [...]

By |2019-05-24T16:22:44+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Outsourced CFO|0 Comments

Food Cost Calculator: Five Tips that Restaurant Owners Need to Know

If you’re planning to open a restaurant, or if you’ve already opened one and you’re worried about your current return on investment (ROI), then the first thing you need to look at is how your food costs tally up to your sales. In the food service industry, food cost is everything when it comes to [...]

By |2019-05-24T16:25:12+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Food and Beverage Accounting|0 Comments

Restaurant Accounting Basics

The corner cafe, upscale bistro, and fine dining restaurant serve different dishes, but all face at least a few common issues when it comes to accounting. Restaurant accounting includes items unique to the foodservice industry. Whether you outsource your accounting function or not, you would benefit from learning at least the basics. Payroll Payroll probably [...]

By |2019-05-18T00:01:29+00:00May 8th, 2019|Food and Beverage Accounting|0 Comments

Coinbase 1099: What to Do With Your 1099-K From Coinbase

Did you receive a Form 1099-K from Coinbase? If this is your first time filing your taxes after you started trading cryptocurrency, you might not know what to do with the form. Even when you know what the form is, this isn't an easy area of tax law to figure out on your own. Here's [...]

By |2019-05-23T16:04:35+00:00May 7th, 2019|Cryptocurrency|0 Comments

Your Guide to Accounting for Cryptocurrency

With the rise of virtual currency, it’s imperative that you understand the implications of cryptocurrency in relation to accounting. While cryptocurrency is unique in comparison to “real” or fiat money, it is still a medium of exchange. If you exchange cryptocurrency, you may have to pay taxes on your gains, depending on your tax situation. [...]

By |2019-05-23T16:06:14+00:00April 29th, 2019|Cryptocurrency|0 Comments

Why You Might Consider Outsourced CFO Services

Perhaps your business has never had a CFO but now seeks to grow and needs guidance. Or maybe the CFO position is in transition. These are a couple of scenarios where you might benefit from using the services of an outsourced CFO. Consider partnering with an experienced, knowledgeable, and reliable firm to provide your company [...]

By |2019-05-23T16:09:02+00:00April 17th, 2019|Outsourced CFO|0 Comments

Blockchain Accounting | Founder’s CPA

Blockchain is the new buzzword of the accounting world — and for good reason. This technology represents a new area of expansion for accounting. But what is blockchain accounting? How does it pertain to companies? And what does it mean for the future of accounting and auditing? This in-depth guide will break these questions down [...]

By |2019-05-23T16:10:51+00:00April 11th, 2019|Cryptocurrency|0 Comments

How to Report Cryptocurrency on Taxes – Experts Share Tips and Tricks

For most mainstream investors, cryptocurrency has an aura of mystery. It is a decentralized medium of exchange, and transactions are virtual and anonymous. That makes it an attractive tool for the underground marketplace. Regulatory agencies have struggled to create tax laws for people who use cryptocurrency. The biggest obstacle – and the one of greatest [...]

By |2019-05-23T16:14:32+00:00April 10th, 2019|Cryptocurrency|0 Comments

Cryptocurrency Accountants: What to Look For

Cryptocurrency accounting is not for the faint of heart. The world of virtual currencies is constantly shifting and changing -- dealing with cryptocurrency accounting by yourself is a brave proposition! If you're looking for a professional cryptocurrency accountant, feel free to request a free consultation with Founder's CPA. As a leading provider of cryptocurrency accounting [...]

By |2019-05-23T16:14:52+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Cryptocurrency|0 Comments