Meet The CPA
I am 5 feet and one inch tall. I am a Certified Public Accountant. I am, a Little CPA.
The idea to start The Little CPA was inspired in 2014 when my roommate asked me what tax deductions she could take if she started an LLC for her film business. I researched the answer on my accounting firm's research software and organized it into a memo. Although I never finished that memo (sorry roommie!), I realized that sharing the tax and accounting information I learned as a CPA could meet a relevant need in my peer group and community.
When I passed my final CPA exam in 2015, I gained a bit more confidence in my professional knowledge and started to write more blogs. Eventually, I developed my alter-ego, The Little CPA.
So much of what I have learned in this profession has helped me with my own finances and, more importantly, has allowed me to be a financial resource to friends, family, my Church and my community. As a Certified Public Accountant, I get a firsthand look at how tax, business, and other financial systems affect personal finances. I have managed the preparation of hundreds of nonprofit information and tax returns, dozens of individual and trust tax returns and many business tax returns. This work provides me with inside knowledge on various financial systems that I share to educate my community.
In spite of my career, I have made plenty of financial mistakes and intend to share those as well. In the words of Kirk Franklin, "I can impress you by talking about my accomplishments, but I can impact you by talking about my mistakes."
Since I mentioned Kirk, the mission of my work stems from God's Word. Proverbs 27: 23-27 encourages us to responsibly lay hold of God's provision. My desire is that the information I share on my website, social media, and other outlets will encourage my community to do just that.