It's our hope that you now have a clearer picture of how accounting professionals and small business clients can make each other's lives (and bottom lines) better. Small businesses rely on accountants to help them decrease their tax burdens, make financial plans, and balance books. By understanding the needs of these potential clients, you can market your services more effectively.
But as you know, all opportunity comes with risk. As your practice grows, make sure to adequately protect it by maintaining professional standards, communicating with clients, documenting your decisions and interactions, and carrying liability insurance. With these precautions, your accounting practice is bound to see better numbers in no time.