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.

The Importance of Using an Accounting Service: What’s in It for You?

Running a business is often difficult. You've got plenty on your plate without compounding things by having to do the accounting too. Business owners who do not have a background in this can make things easier by having someone do the accounting for them. When it comes to business practices, a lot of small companies [...]

By |2018-11-08T17:15:39+00:00November 12th, 2018|Accounting Services|0 Comments

Bench Accounting Reviews, Pricing & Alternative | Founder’s CPA

“Accounting is the language of business.” — Warren Buffett As a business owner, you need to wear a lot of hats. Although you can juggle marketing and business development tasks, there is one key area of your business that requires extra special attention — your finances. These days, you can access a range of accounting [...]

By |2018-11-08T17:09:30+00:00November 8th, 2018|Accounting Services|0 Comments

Cash Basis Accounting vs. Accrual Accounting

Running a business means dealing with bookkeeping and accounting. There are two ways of accounting: cash basis accounting and accrual accounting. Here are the differences between the two methods, examples of each, and the pros and cons of both methods. As stated by Investopedia: The main difference between accrual and cash basis accounting lies in the [...]

By |2018-11-02T17:16:30+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Accounting Services, Financial, Startups|0 Comments

inDinero Accounting Reviews, Pricing & Alternative | Founder’s CPA

For nearly a decade, inDinero, an accounting software company has offered various accounting services. Over the years, they have dramatically altered their approach and at one point, nearly went out of business. After restructuring inDinero based on the needs of small business owners, the company is now growing once again. Whether you are a startup [...]

By |2018-11-02T17:21:07+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Accounting Services|0 Comments

Five Ways an Accounting Service Can Improve Your Small Business

Whether you own a global Fortune 500 corporation or a small local retail store with three employees, your financial operations are at the very core of your business. Finance is the one common denominator of all business concerns. While your product or service might represent the heart and soul of your company, money is the [...]

By |2018-11-02T17:16:13+00:00November 1st, 2018|Accounting Services, Entrepreneurship, Financial, Startups|0 Comments

Cryptocurrency Taxes: Navigating an Uncertain Environment

Cryptocurrency Taxes: A Brief History Upon my introduction to the idea of cryptocurrency, I promptly put on my CPA hat and realized the importance of educating clients on the short-term tax and compliance ramifications of cryptocurrencies in the broader marketplace.  More specifically, it is imperative to understand that the tax implications of cryptocurrency can [...]

By |2018-01-29T21:52:14+00:00January 25th, 2018|Cryptocurrency, Taxes|0 Comments

5 Things to Know about Accounting for a New Business

So you’ve always had the idea and dream of starting your own business and you are financially/professionally ready to put it into action. It has taken a lot of hard work and determination to get to this point and your next steps are crucial to the longevity of your new entity. Whether you took [...]

By |2017-08-29T23:43:32+00:00August 29th, 2017|Accounting Services, Financial|0 Comments

Q&A on Mobile Accounting’s Industry Impact– What to Expect?

Recently Eileen O’Loughlin, Mobile Accounting Analyst for the online technology consultancy Software Advice, released a new report which studied the growing trends of mobile accounting on the industry. We had the opportunity to talk with Ms. O’Loughlin to learn a little more about what her research uncovered. Q: What is the difference between [...]

By |2017-03-24T15:22:05+00:00March 24th, 2017|Accounting Services, Startups|0 Comments

Evaluating an Entrepreneur With One Simple Question

As a Certified Public Accountant that works predominantly with entrepreneurs and startups, I've been lucky enough to rub elbows with some highly successful business men and women.  What often intrigues me when I consider both my most successful clients and some of the clients who struggle to maintain a sustained level of success is their reaction [...]

By |2017-03-03T14:57:57+00:00February 10th, 2017|Entrepreneurship, Startups|0 Comments

Startup Founders– Find Out When to Outsource Bookkeeping

According to a recent survey, 58% of business owners working 60 or more a week said bookkeeping was draining, and almost half of small business owners said it was their least favorite task to complete.  In my experience working with startups and small businesses, this does not surprise me.  In fact, I thought the [...]

By |2017-03-03T14:57:57+00:00January 30th, 2017|Accounting Services, Entrepreneurship, Financial, Startups|0 Comments