We Prepare Tax Returns!

We prepare most type of tax returns:


S Corporation.

C Corporation.




Gary Bode, CPA is a Master's Degreed, nation wide accountant offering tax and business services. Member of AICPA and NCACPA. Our virtual office provides excellent service to long distance and international clients. Call (910) 399-2705 for a free phone consult.

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I have been using TurboTax for years but encountered an investment situation that TurboTax is not designed to handle. After searching the web for local CPAs/Accountants and chatting with a couple on the phone I was unable to find someone locally with sufficient experience in my particular situation with whom I felt comfortable. Deciding to broaden my search beyond my local area I discovered Gary's website and a detailed discussion with options pertinent to my situation. During a brief phone conversation, Gary answered all of my questions, explained how we would exchange information online and gave me an estimate for preparing my current tax return and an amended return. It was a pleasure working with Gary. He delivered everything he promised with no surprises.

Hank Varno, Purcellville, VA

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Even though Gary enjoys helping colleagues, we no longer provide free consults to other tax preparers. He's happy to consult on an hourly billing basis if our schedule allows.

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QuickBooks CPA gives a tip on Employee Fraud Prevention | False Vendor Schemes

False vendor schemes seem more vicious than most types of embezzlement. The employee sets up a fictitious vendor and submits low amount invoices for payment. This is easier than you might think. And if the employee sets up a website, E-Mail, phone number and a separate bank account for the false vendor, the scheme stands up to casual scrutiny. But, for most of the false vendor schemes reported, the employee isn’t usually that smart. Just greedy.

“Fraud prevention is more effective than fraud detection.”
– Gary Bode, QuickBooks CPA

False Vendor Scheme Prevention and Detection


A good QuickBooks CPA helps establishes internal controls throughout the accounting process, thus reducing opportunity based fraud. Talk to your CPA about them. Not allowing the same employee to receive bills and decide who to pay is one example. Performing credit checks on all new vendors is another. Be skeptical. Fraud happens and it could happen to your company.


  • Cross reference employee direct deposit bank account numbers to bank account numbers of direct deposit vendors. Employees sometimes use their own bank account.
  • Cross reference employee and vendor addresses through a customized QuickBooks report.
  • Examine all invoices as you approve payment. No folds? Even dollar amounts? No sales tax?
  • Examine the vendor hard copy files. Consecutive invoice numbers?
  • Review vendor cancelled checks. Most companies use a rubber stamp.
  • Run a QuickBooks report that shows vendor names, telephone numbers, addresses, contact person, and Employer Identification Numbers. Look for company names using initials. Look for missing or mis-formatted info.
  • Run QuickBooks vendor reports showing payments over time. Greed and confidence may escalate with time.
  • Periodically Google all vendors. No website raises suspicion.
  • Periodically call all vendors.
  • Periodically correlate all purchased goods and services to company use.
I’m a QuickBooks CPA with a virtual office to accommodate clients beyond my local Wilmington, NC base. If you don’t have a local QuickBooks CPA, or just like what you read, consider calling for a free phone consult at (910) 399-2705.


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