We all know the importance of planning ahead. And working with an accountant along the way can help you make smart decisions and better prepare you for the impending tax season. For those of you who were able to get a leg up on the new tax laws and have already filed for your 2018 returns, you can now enjoy the cooler weather while brushing up on the new tax brackets for 2019.

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Haven’t completed your filing? Have no fear, there are many accounting firms in Downtown Orlando who can help you out. With 60 years under their belt, the full-service accounting firm of Berman Hopkins Wright & LaHam works with a variety of businesses, government agencies, nonprofits and high-wealth individuals with comprehensive tax and accounting needs. They have also been recognized as one of the “Top 100 Companies for Working Families” by the Orlando Sentinel for three consecutive years.

BKHM CPA’s also works with a variety of industries and are members of BKR International, which is one of the top 10 global accounting associations. Located in the Citrus Tower, Moore Stephens Lovelace (AKA MSL) provides clients with all levels of business consulting from development and start-up to maturity and expansion. Then there’s Withum which provides advisory, tax, and audit services to businesses and individuals on a local-to-global scale and recently relocated to their new home on S. Orange Avenue.

Want to get a jump on 2019? CPA’s do more than just taxes. They can help you budget for each life goal and separate the money accordingly for things such as starting a college fund for your newborn baby, investing in your 401(k) or launching a small business.

Time to Marie Kondo your finances.