As the list below is by no means all-inclusive, please feel free to inquire about a service if you do not see it listed. If it is not a service we provide, we would be more than happy to refer you to a qualified professional.
Providing financial information to our clients in a timely and accurate manner is a commitment that we feel cannot be compromised. Meaningful, well-organized financial records ensure that your business operations will run more efficiently on a daily basis. Our firm provides a full range of cost effective accounting services including the following:
*General ledger & financial statement preparation
*Accounting system setup for new businesses
*Computerized payroll services
*Business tax return preparation (Sales & Use/Business Property)
*Personal financial statements
Audits, Reviews and Compilations
We view our role in the financial reporting process as an opportunity to provide constructive solutions for maximizing your company's profitability and efficiency. We provide financial reporting on all three levels of assurance:
*Audit- an intensive examination with the highest level of assurance
*Review - some analytical procedures conducted with limited assurance
*Compilation - based upon client information provided and used primarily for internal use.
We also have a concentration and special emphasis on the audit of qualified retirement plans. We assist our clients in the complex arena of reporting to the Department of Labor and compliance with ERISA regulations specifically directed at the operation of retirement plans. Our strategic and specialized "Pension Audit Team" bring years of experience to the table in this area of practice.
We use accounting and auditing skills to provide an analysis of financial records in conjunction with dispute resolutions, as well as fraud and theft investigation. Our damage measurement methods can determine the extent of financial loss and illegal accounting practices.
Financial Forecasts & Projections
Forecasting is a necessity when trying to effectively manage and lead a business to profitability. From simple projections to complex financial modeling, our experienced staff can assist you in achieving your company's financial goals.
Tax Planning & Preparation
Tax planning and preparation form a winning combination for our successful individual and business clients. Whether you are an individual, corporation, limited liability company or a multi-tiered partnership, our experienced staff can develop tax strategies that take advantage of present tax law, as well as new tax laws and legislation.
IRS, Multi-State and Local Tax Representation
During our years of experience dealing with many taxing authorities, we have achieved a level of competence that can ensure our clients they are being properly represented before the various federal and state tax agencies.
Estate & Trust Tax Preparation
Effective estate and gift planning facilitates the orderly transfer of assets to your beneficiaries, provides security for your surviving spouse, and can reduce or eliminate the tax due on the transfer of your business and other assets. For business owners, providing for business continuity and succession of ownership is essential. We can guide you through the complex process of getting your financial affairs in order.
As a business grows, it must hire more employees, which can result in increased payroll administration. We can assist you in implementing the controls necessary to ensure a reliable, efficient, and effective payroll system. Our firm can also help you develop a payroll system and prepare all necessary payroll tax returns in a timely manner.
We gauge our worth by the personal and business successes of our clients. We can help your business identify areas negatively affecting profitability and growth and develop solutions that are practical and technically sound. In addition to acting as a sounding board for management, we provide comprehensive, flexible strategies that address the issues affecting your business.
Business Entity Selection
Choosing the form of entity of your business (e.g. "S" corporation, sole proprietor, limited liability company…) is a crucial decision that can have longstanding tax implications, positive or negative. We can assist you in evaluating the pros and cons of each entity type to help you determine the most advantageous form of business for your company.
Effective estate planning facilitates the orderly transfer of assets to your beneficiaries, provides security for your surviving spouse, and can reduce or eliminate the tax due on the transfer of your business and other assets. For business owners, providing for business continuity and succession of ownership is essential. We can guide you through the complex process of getting your financial affairs in order.
Successful implementation and periodic review of your financial plan will ensure financial independence during your working years and through your retirement years.
A properly structured financial plan enables you to face any financial challenge that may present itself at each stage of your life. Through the financial planning process, we can help you assess your financial needs and develop strategies that will enable you to achieve your goals and strengthen your financial security.
Business Succession Planning
Effective coordination of the transition of your business to your successors is critical to ensure its continued success once you decide to remove yourself from the company's day to day operations. With a solid background in tax and other financial matters, we are fully qualified to address the complex issues of business continuation and can assist you in developing a strategically sound plan.
We gauge our worth by the personal and business successes of our clients. We can help your business identify areas negatively affecting profitability and growth and develop solutions that are practical and technically sound. In addition to acting as a sounding board for management, we provide comprehensive, flexible strategies that address the issues affecting your business. The following is just a few of the areas in which we provide consulting services:
*Accounting software selection and implementation
*Type of entity selection
*Buying/selling a business
*Financial & retirement decisions
*Estate, trust & gift planning
As you develop your investment strategy, we will act as your sounding board. We can help you and your investment advisor build an investment portfolio that takes into consideration the impact of taxes and produces a favorable after-tax return. We can also recommend an investment advisor or investment strategy tailored to your personal needs.
Pension & Profit Sharing Plans
Qualified retirement plans (e.g. defined-contribution or defined benefit plans, Keoghs, SEPs, 401(k), SIMPLE…) can provide significant tax advantages for closely held businesses and self-employed individuals. Our qualified staff can assist you in evaluating the type of pension plan that will best serve the retirement needs of you and your employees. Defining the correct retirment plan for you or your company can be a significant decision. Once determined, conforming to the laws governing the retirement plan can be daunting. We can assist in the implementation, required reporting and investment strategy to make the plan an extremely useful tool for your current and future needs.
We also specialize in the audit of retirement plans, please see our "Audits, Reviews and Compilations" service area.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Finding the right business partner for your company can be a difficult task. We can assist you in the merger or acquisition process by assessing such critical elements as tax considerations; product/service compatibility; competitive tactics and position; financial impact; and cash flow considerations.
Retirement Plan Consulting & Administration
We provide specific consulting for the design and implementation of various retirement plans to meet the needs of both the employee and employer groups. In addition to the design and implementation phase, we offer TPA (Third Party Administrative) services to assist our clients to meet the specific and detailed requirements for maintenance and reporting of retirement plan activities to the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Labor.
QuickBooks Accounting Software Support
Providing the skills of our QuickBooks ProAdvisiors, we can assist you in establishing your chart of accounts, implementing the features of this relevent accounting software to your specific needs and support you as you have increasing needs for your business in the future. We support past and current versions of the QuickBooks software to be of assistance to all our our clients using this software for their business.
Secure Data Transmission Portal
We provide a secure data transmission portal for use by our clients and friends. A portal is a gateway to a collection of electronic information and files that is accessible over the internet, which provides a reliable, secure space where you can collaborate and exchanege information quickly and easily.