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Clear Talk Accounting

Clear Talk Accounting is an Elevate Hennepin business advisor offering Hennepin County businesses up to 25 hours of services at no cost, including:

  • Development of accounting and operational systems
  • Payroll and sales tax advising
  • Financial preparation for tax filings or loan applications

Clear Talk Accounting assists business owners who are confused about business financials or taxes or need to set up systems to manage finances. We offer complete and clear explanations to accounting and simple tax questions to reduce anxiety, clear confusion, and prepare clients for long-term success.


Our process includes:

  1. Initial conversation to understand the financial challenges of the business and current state of accounting records
  2. Advice and assistance to answer questions or set up financial systems that meet business needs
  3. Instruction to business owners and others to ensure system knowledge,
  4. Follow-up conversations to ensure that the business has complete understanding and can move forward with confidence.

Our mission is clear talk and reducing financial confusion.

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Advisors and consultants, Financial management, LGBTQIA+, Women




Early growth businesses (1-9 employees), Second stage businesses (10+ employees), Startup businesses (0 employees)


Speaks English

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