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Chris Arndt

Chris Arndt

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Name: Chris Arndt
Date registered: July 15, 2016



Chris has more than 15 years of experience in the accounting, finance and wealth management fields. He serves as the Director of ORBA’s Cloud Services Group and is also a member of ORBA’s Accounting Services Department. Chris specializes in financial statement analysis, systems implementation, dashboard design, business process improvement and professional development.

Latest posts

  1. Is it Time for Your Company to Draft an Expense Policy? — May 12, 2017
  2. Communicating Your Financial Performance to Get Noticed By Investors — May 2, 2017
  3. Don’t Apologize for Raising Your Prices — February 20, 2017
  4. Meet the Team: Chris Arndt — February 9, 2017
  5. Using KPIs as Your Ticket to Growth — February 1, 2017

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  1. New Overtime Regulations: Are You Prepared? — 1 comment

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May 12

Is it Time for Your Company to Draft an Expense Policy?

Still don’t have a written expense policy? Do not worry, you are not alone. Many businesses and startups overlook this item at the beginning. Initially, it may seem unnecessary because there are not a lot of travel and expenses incurred and, if there are, they are mostly incurred by a select few people. However, as your business grows, you will notice more of your staff are either requesting reimbursements or you are having to add more employee credit cards to your account. Worse, you may begin to be concerned that your employees are over-spending on certain expenses. This article provides a few considerations you should take when drafting your company’s expense policy.

May 02

Communicating Your Financial Performance to Get Noticed By Investors

It is not easy communicating financial performance for investors. Inc. recently published an article titled, “Seven Horrifying Mistakes Founders Make in Their Pitches,” and that got me thinking about what the best approach is, specifically when communicating financial performance to investors. This article provides a few considerations business founders should take into account in order to best convey their business’ financial performance to investors.

Feb 20

Don’t Apologize for Raising Your Prices

Price hikes are always a delicate business decision to make. You do not want to raise your prices too high and scare your consumers or clients off, but you want to address your business needs. Our latest Cloud Services Group blog looks at strategies you can deploy at your business to raise the price of your product/service.

Feb 09

Meet the Team: Chris Arndt

In our newest feature, “Meet the Team,” we introduce you to some of ORBA’s talented accountants and tax professionals. In this edition, learn more about Chris Arndt, Director of the firm’s Cloud Services Group.

Feb 01

Using KPIs as Your Ticket to Growth

We see measuring analytics as an essential tool to scale your business. And, if you are a loyal reader, you know we never go too long without writing about our beloved metrics. However, do you know which metrics are essential to your business and the stage of growth you are in? In this article, we provide a breakdown of some of the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for growth in common business models.

Dec 27

How the R&D Tax Credit Can Help Your Growing Business

Did you catch our post on prepping for year-end? We know you are busy, so if you happened to miss it, No. 10 on the list was familiarizing yourself with the new tax law changes. Wondering where to even begin? Well, the research and development (R&D) tax credit is one you will not want to miss. This article takes a closer look at the logistics to this tax credit and how it can benefit startup companies and growing businesses.

Dec 08

Year-End Tax Savings: What’s Better Than Saving Cash This Time of Year?

You may remember that we recently posted our essential year-end checklist. In this article, we take a closer look into the strategy of using up your end-of-the-year budgets to maximize your tax deductions in the current year.

Nov 22

An Essential Year-End Checklist for Your Business

Many business owners are coming up on what may be an especially hectic time: year-end. In light of this busy time of year, we polled our staff and came up with a checklist to consider as you approach the end of 2016.

Nov 15

New Overtime Regulations: Are You Prepared?

Confused by all the new overtime rules talk? We have had a number of clients ask questions about this, because let’s face it, it’s not as straightforward as it may seem! On December 1, 2016, the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Overtime Regulations come into effect. Our latest Accounting and Advisory Services blog has all the important details employers should know about the new overtime regulations.

Oct 12

Chicago’s “Cloud Tax”: Making Sense of the Personal Property Lease Protection Tax

The Personal Property Lease Protection Tax, or “Cloud Tax” as it is more commonly known, was implemented this year in Chicago. Our latest Accounting and Advisory Services Group blog delves into the specifics behind this “Cloud Tax” and help you lift the cloud of confusion you may have regarding this new tax law.

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