Bernadette L. Harris


About Bernadette L. Harris

Bernadette L. Harris is a Forensic Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Expert Witness, Keynote Speaker, and #1 bestselling author who has helped hundreds of business owners put systems in place to protect their businesses and prepare for growth.Her latest books, Business Blueprint 2.0 and Did You Hire a Fraud? can be purchased at: Shop.BernadetteHarris.com.She speaks to audiences across the country about entrepreneurship and fraud prevention. Follow her on social media @TrustBernadette

12 Common Bookkeeping Mistakes 2

12 Common Bookkeeping Mistakes to Avoid 1. Commingling funds – So many business owners are guilty of either using the business account to pay for personal expenses or paying business expenses through the personal account. This is a big NO NO! 2. Misclassifying workers – Times are tough and staffs […]


WARNING: The IRS Doesn’t Send Unsolicited Emails!!!

I often times get forwarded emails from clients asking “is this true?”.  They generally have an email “supposedly” from the IRS saying that they have a refund and all they have to do is….”click on this link” to claim it.  YEAH RIGHT!!! BEWARE!!!!!  It’s a scam!!!!! Here are a few […]


Employee or Independent Contractor?

When determining whether your workers are employees or independent contractors, there are several factors you must consider.  The traditional test to determine a worker’s status involves the concept of control.  The IRS developed 20 factors to resolve a worker’s status as an independent contractor under the common law.  The burden […]