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.

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

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 |2019-05-23T16:16:10+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 |2019-05-23T16:17:43+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 |2019-05-23T16:19:50+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 |2019-04-29T16:50:06+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 |2019-05-23T16:18:57+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 |2019-05-23T16:19:26+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Financial, Startups|0 Comments