The Small Business Safari

118: If It’s 4th and 1 Against the IRS, Make Sure You Have Your CPA and Payroll Team Onboard! | Charles Read

Charles J Read is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), U.S Tax Court Practitioner ( USTCP), a former member of the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC), a Vietnam Veteran, and the Founder of GetPayroll. Mr. Read’s companies have provided full-service payroll, HR, and timekeeping services since 1991. Charles is an accomplished senior executive and entrepreneur with over fifty years of financial leadership experience in various industries and the author of four books. His latest book The Payroll Book: A Guide For Small Businesses and Startups is currently #25 in the Small Business Books section on Amazon. Did you know our amazing voices can go beyond just the microphone? Yes, we have video! Subscribe to our YouTube channel here!


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(06:23) – Entrepreneurship Journey and Small Business Success

(17:06) – Navigating Tax Issues With the IRS

(22:37) – Payroll Services

(33:14) – Navigating IRS Mistakes and Bookkeeping Challenges

(39:15) – Book Success and Business Growth


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Previous guests on The Small Business Safari include Amy Lyle, Ben Alexander, Joseph Sission, Jonathan Ellis, Brad Dell, Chris Hanks, C.T. Emerson, Chad Brown, Tracy Moore, Wayne Sherger, David Raymond, Paul Redman, Gabby Meteor, Ryan Dement, Barbara Heil Sonneck, Bryan John, Tom Defore, Rusty Clifton, Duane Johns, Beth Miller, Jason Sleeman, Andy Suggs, Chris Michel, Jon Ostenson, Tommy Breedlove, Rocky Lalvani, Amanda Griffey, Spencer Powell, Joe Perrone, David Lupberger, Duane C. Barney, Dave Moerman, Jim Ryerson, Al Mishkoff, Scott Specker, Mike Claudio and more!


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