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Thinking of owning your own business?

Opening your own business is exciting and thrilling. It's everything that comes after the excitement and thrill has worn off that dictates whether a small business will make it or not. It's up to you to maintain and stretch out the "thrill and excitement" period forever.

A methodical plan of action is needed to fulfill your dream or goal of being your own boss and running a successful business. Success lies in the approach you choose to take. We help you avoid the common pitfalls that many new small business owners make when starting their new venture.

We help you...

  1. Prepare an initial business plan to clarify your marketing, management, and financial plans.

  2. Determine your start-up capital needs.

  3. Identify sources of start-up capital and backup sources if needed.

  4. Evaluate and quantify your borrowing power so you know how much money you can get your hands on if needed.

  5. Select a business structure that best fits your needs by evaluating tax advantages, legal exposure, ease of operation and portability should you need to relocate.

  6. Select the right accounting software by evaluating your budget, needs and hardware.

  7. Prepare a Cash Flow Budget so you know exactly how much money you need to keep the business alive each month for the first few years. Unplanned cash requirements are always emotionally painful.

  8. Establish billing and collection procedures to maximize your cash flow.

  9. Establish procedures to monitor and control costs.

  10. Setup a home office so you can maximize your tax deductions.

  11. Prepare and file all required state and local licenses and permits.

  12. Prepare and file your application for your Federal Employer Identification Number.

  13. Provide payroll and payroll tax filing when you bring on your first employee.

  14. Comply with employment laws so you don't get hit with fines and unhappy employees.

  15. Identify your business insurance needs.

  16. Develop a solid Partnership Agreement. This is an extremely important document for all new partnerships and will help prevent a tremendous amount of financial and emotional problems down the road.

Let us help you succeed by getting your new business off to a good strong start. Please complete the form below to learn more about our New Business Formation Services.

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We offer payroll solutions that meet your business's needs and enable you to spend time doing what you do best--running your company.
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We offer a variety of services to help make sure that you are taking full advantage of Quickbooks' many features.
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We're here to help you resolve your tax problems and put an end to the misery that the IRS can put you through.
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We offer one-on-one guidance and a comprehensive financial plan that helps manage risk, improve performance, and ensure the growth and longevity of your wealth.
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Most commonly looks like, "can I deduct my home, can I pay my children, should I buy equipment, should I track mileage, etc." This is a service that is sometimes addressed by phone calls to the office and/or emails. Often times it's with an associate or staff member in our office. It can also be something addressed and finalized in an annual office meeting. Different strokes for different folks, but we are capturing what "most" business clients are availing themselves of in this area.
Includes Federal and State vouchers based on safe harbor provisions of estimated tax payments. It uses prior year data to help avoid interest and penalties. It is worked on during your 2018 tax prep meetings.
Common in our practice. Many of our business client owners want us to run projections, using very detailed versions of what they think their personal return will look like, in it's entirety. Most commonly done in our office, with a tax manager or myself.
Most commonly looks like a before and after dog and pony show that illustrates the benefits of making retirement contributions and more importantly, structuring a plan for funding the contribution over a more manageable time frame.
The corporate fee includes all applicable schedules including partner K-1s.
We include one owner tax prep and for any additional owners we would offer a bundled fee of 75% of full price.
Our Valued Price Agreements allows our clients to lock in monthly, quarterly or annual billings that even out cash flow.
It is not a popular service within our firm because of a number of online tools but we do offer it at $75 per filing period (monthly, quarterly etc.). We have empowered our clients to take this role on themselves but we are happy to address in our annual office meeting.
We took time to review our previous billing methods, and to better serve our corporate level clients, have embraced a method that allows us to fix our annual fees. That method is based on the value of those services and the costs we incur, providing them.
Individual returns start at $550 and includes Schedule A, B 2441(Child Care Expenses) and one state return. Any additional schedules range from $50 - $100.

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