February 28, 2017

Never Hire in a Panic, with Craig Cody

Episode 57:

Craig Cody is a Certified Tax Coach, Certified Public Accountant, Business Owner and Former New York City Police Officer with 17 years experience on the Force. In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant for the past 15 years, he is also a Certified Tax Coach. As a Certified Tax Coach, Craig belongs to a select group of tax practitioners throughout the country who undergo extensive training and continued education on various tax planning techniques and strategies to become, as well as remain, certified. With this organization, Craig has co-authored an Amazon best seller book, Secrets of a Tax-Free Life.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Craig’s background in the NYPD and how he became a Certified Tax Coach and Certified Public Accountant
  • What Craig learned on the NYPD that influenced what he looks for when hiring employees
  • What Craig learned from his dad, one of his biggest mentors
  • Why Craig hired a coach for himself and how that had a big impact on his business
  • How Craig structures his hiring process and how it’s helped him hire great employees
  • Why a great culture has to be built on the working relationship working for all parties
  • Why you should never ever hire in a panic
  • Proactive tax planning: how Craig helps his clients save more of what they make
  • The biggest mistakes business owners make all the time
  • Why Craig doesn’t just work with his clients during “tax season”
  • Craig’s free giveaway: “10 Most Expensive Tax Mistakes That Cost Business Owners Thousands”
  • Why you need to join a mastermind group and need an accountability partner
  • How to know if you are getting the right kind of tax planning (and what to do if you aren’t)

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