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Consulting

Accounting Software Selection & Implementation

With the number of computerized accounting software packages available for small businesses and individuals growing every day, selecting one that is right for you has become increasingly difficult. As accounting professionals, we are exposed to most programs through trade journals and actual use. Our experienced staff can help you choose and implement the system that best fits your needs.

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.

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.

Business Valuations

Whether you are thinking of buying a new business or in the midst of a difficult divorce, the amount attached to the value of your business is important. We can provide useful and objective analysis to assist you in the valuation of any business in which you have an interest.

Buying & Selling a Business

Structuring the purchase or sale of a business properly is a critical step in the process of buying or selling a business. Our competent staff has experience to guide you through the acquisition/disposition process by addressing such issues as cash flow analysis and tax considerations.

Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor ®

We are a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor ®. We can assist you with the initial setup of QuickBooks for your business along with training on how to properly record transactions and how to use the software's reporting abilities to provide helpful information for management.

Estate Planning

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.

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 Planning

Successful implementation and periodic review of your financial plan will ensure financial independence during your working years and through your retirement years.

Trustee Services

Selecting an advisor to carry out the role of trustee for your trust is an important professional relationship that you establish. Whether you are looking for us to fill the role of trustee or assist in the trust administration by preparing annual trust accounting reports, we will work with you and your trust beneficiaries to carry out your wishes in a close and personal yet impartial manner to provide financial and emotional comfort to all regarding the security and administration of the trust assets.

Fees for Services

Our fees are based on the experience and knowledge level of our professional staff working on each engagement.  Our current hourly rates are as follows:

Partners – $230 - $285
Managers – $160 - $227
Supervisors – $140 - $156
Senior Accountants – $107 - $155
Staff Accountants – $97 - $110

  • AICPA: EBPAQC Member
  • AICPA: PCPS Member
  • AICPA: NFP Section Member
  • AICPA: Not-For-Profit: Certificate 1
  • AICPA: Not-For-Profit: Certificate 2