Q: Kindly give our readers an introduction to your business. Please include what your business is all about, in which city you are located and if you have offices in multiple locations/ cities.

Ans: Accutax Business Center is one of the leading firms in and throughout the city of Yonkers, NY. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Q: Kindly give us a brief description about yourself (it should include your brief educational or entrepreneurial background and list some of your major achievements).

Ans: Elizabeth Musonda-Hammond is the president of Accutax Business Center, a full service Accounting and Consulting firm dedicated to serving the needs of entrepreneurs, their families and businesses. She is an expert on management of professional service firms and entrepreneurial businesses. Ms. Musonda-Hammond is a Certified Public Accountant license number 100332 issued in New York State.

Ms. Musonda-Hammond specializes in the tax and accounting requirements of high net worth individuals and families. She combines tax planning expertise with empathetic understanding and insight of the client’s requirements to provide a unique professional service. Her impressive academic record has proven an invaluable resource to both her clients and the firm.

Q: What inspired you to (start a new business venture) or (to make significant changes in an existing business)? How did the idea for your business come about?

Ans: Having worked as public accountant and served many clients, I saw the need for customized accounting services amongst clients that I served. Most clients need special attention that we provide at our firm.

Q: What three pieces of advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs?

Ans: First of you have to fully understand the services that you will provide, understand your industry and select your niche carefully.

Q: How many hours do you work a day on average?

Ans: I work between 8 hours to 10 hours a day.

Q: To what do you most attribute your success?

Ans: I pay attention to details. I never take things for granted.

Q: Where did your organizations funding/capital come from and how did you go about getting it? How did you obtain investors for your venture?

Ans: Our business was with 100% personal funding.

Q: What is the best way to achieve long-term success?

Ans: Understand clients need, and provide services in a timely manner.

Q: Where you see yourself and your business in 5 – 10 years?

Ans: We would want to acquire quality client that would benefit from quality services that we provide.

Q: Excluding yours, what company or business do you admire the most?

Ans: Companies that deliver quality services in a timely manner.

Q: How important have good employees been to your success?

Ans: Our firm provides customized quality services, thus seasoned qualified employees are important to our firm.

Q: How long do you stick with an idea before giving up?

Ans: When we have an idea that seem viable, we work extremely hard to make it work before we give up.

Q: What motivates you?

Ans: The need to succeed in everything, failure is not entertained.

Q: How do you generate new ideas?

Ans: I generate ideas by reading what successful firms have done what outcomes their ideas have generated.

Q: How do you define success?

Ans: Success is the ability to attain what intended, and being able to enjoy providing the services that you provide.

Q: How do you build a successful customer base?

Ans: Most of our customers come to us by word of mouth.

Q: What is your favorite aspect of being an entrepreneur?

Ans: Favorite part of being an entrepreneur is being able to create something that you believe in and make a living out of it.

Q: What has been your most satisfying moment in business?

Ans: Seeing the growth of my business has been very satisfying.

Q: What do you feel is the major difference between entrepreneurs and those who work for someone else?

Ans: To be entrepreneur to have to create something and make it work regardless of the obstacles along the way. If you work for someone you do go by to is given to you.

Q: What kind of culture exists in your organization? How did you establish this tone and why did you institute this particular type of culture?

Ans: Respect is on the top of the list in our organization. We treat everyone walks through our doors with respect regardless of their race and financial status.

Q: In one word, characterize your life as an entrepreneur.

Ans: Never give up.

For more information visit us at http://www.incometaxescorp.com/

Accutax Business Center
25 North Broadway
Yonkers, New York, 10701
Tel No.: 914-613-9222
Business Email ID: ehammond@incometaxescorp.com
Business Hours: 10am – 7pm (Mon – Fri)