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About 1040 Number Cruncher

Number Cruncher was built on a philosophy of helping startups and small businesses meet their accounting, bookkeeping and tax needs. We specialize in startups, small service-based businesses and nonprofits. We prepare Federal and State Tax Returns (individual & business entity) and E-file them. We provide bookkeeping in all versions of Quickbooks and Xero, and provide advanced data analysis in Excel. We help one client at a time, with cloud-based tailored solutions.

At the core of our belief system, we serve our clients with:

  • Predictable, flat rate pricing
  • Accessibility
  • Responsiveness & close communication. 
  • Technology to make it easy
  • A fun approach to an important area of your business

About our Founder

Our founder, Geoff Murphy, began preparing income taxes in 2007 with a major tax preparation provider, and has prepared hundreds of tax returns since then, with a number of CPA firms. He has expertise in tax returns involving investments, retirees, small businesses and education. He is very familiar with various tax deductions and credits to businesses and individuals,  and can help you plan to minimize your taxes in the future.    

He is passionate about helping small businesses and entrepreneurs succeed by releasing them to do what they do best... by regularly updating clients’ accounts, so they can be well organized and in control. He has worked as Pricing / Finance Data Analyst with a Fortune 500 corporation.   He became very advanced in Excel and can customize solutions to your data analysis needs.  He earned a Bachelor of Business Management (Marketing Major) degree from QUT in 1993 and a Certificate of Accounting (with an emphasis in tax) from the Metropolitan State University of Denver in fall of 2011.

He passed the Representation, Practices and Procedures section of the IRS Enrolled Agent (EA) exam, and is preparing to sit for the remaining 2 exams.  He is Treasurer / Bookkeeper for a local non-profit, and is a member of the Colorado Society of CPAs (COCPA) and is a Certified Payroll Professional (CPP). He's a Xero Certified Advisor. 

A native of Australia, he enjoys hiking, mountain biking and orienteering around Colorado every summer. 

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