Our firm offers a wide range of services to our individual and business clients. Because our firm is relatively small, our clients benefit by getting personalized, quality service that is beyond comparison. Below we have listed the services that we offer to our clients along with a brief description.
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
*Business tax return preparation (Sales & Use/Business Property)
*Personal financial statements
We can assist you in the preparation of your financial statements in accordance with professional standards, but express no opinion or any other form of assurance on the underlying information included in them. The financial statements produced can be a useful tool for management for making financial decisions.
Reviews & Compilations
Review - some analytical procedures and inquiry of management conducted with limited assurance. A review may be a cost effective alternative to an audit.
*Compilation - based upon client information provided and used primarily for internal use.
We prefer to take a proactive vs. reactive approach to tax services. By keeping current on new tax laws and legislation, we are in a position to identify key tax planning opportunities that minimize both your current and future tax liabilities. We provide our individual and business clients with the taxation expertise and knowledge that they deserve throughout the year. Tax services offered include but are not limited to:
*Tax planning & return preparation
- Estates, trusts & gift
- Not-for-profit organizations
*Taxing authority representation
Nonprofit Tax Preparation
We have prepared hundreds of Form 990, as well as presenting classes in the changes in the 2008 form. We have established cost effective preparation techniques which provide a quality product for your organization.
Nonprofit Audits, Reviews and Compiliations
We specialize in nonprofit attestation services, serving over one hundred organizations in the last ten years. Nonprofit reporting is unique, and we are very familiar with those differences.
Martha was a national speaker for the AICPA, traveling throughout the United States teaching compliance and auditing issues for not-for-profit organizations and governmental entities.
Single Audit (Governmental)
The Firm specializes in audits performed under OMB Uniform Guidance (Single Audits) and Government Auditing Standards (2011 Revised Yellow Book). We have over eighteen years of compliance audit experience under reporting regulations that include Federal Compliance Circulars.
Martha is a national speaker for Surgent Professional CPA and formerly for the AICPA, traveling throughout the United States teaching compliance and auditing issues for not-for-profit organizations and governmental entities. As a "specialist" for compliance audits under the Uniform Guidance, she is a reference for CPAs both locally and nationally. Martha also acts as a consultant for several local Seattle firms in compliance issues.