Ashe & Klinetop CPAs offers a wide range of services to our individual and business clients. We are able to offer extensive experience to your complex business and individual situations and still give our clients personalized quality service.
The services listed below is by no means all-inclusive, please feel free to inquire about a service if you do not see it listed.
Business Valuation and Business Consulting
Business valuations can be used in many circumstances and offer information that basic financial statements cannot offer. We use our extensive experience to offer our clients valuable information that extends past the preparation of a report. Our experience in Business Valuations has been used to:
- Assist with sales of businesses
- Assist with purchase and structure of businesses
- Obtaining financing for purchases
- Plan for merger and acquisition
- Development of an estate or financial plan
- Creation of a succession plan
- Transfers of businesses to employees
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 staff has experience to guide you through the acquisition/disposition process by addressing such issues as cash flow analysis and tax considerations. Our staff has extensive experience with negotiation, structure, and marketing channels for business transactions representing both the buyer or the seller.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Finding the right business partner for your company can be a difficult task. We assist clients during 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.
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.
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.
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. We offer referrals to highly skilled professionals that offer complex planning techniques.
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.
Debt & Financing Services
Debt management and the evaluation of financing options are issues that an experienced professional deals with every day. Let us use our experience to assist you in securing financing for your personal or business needs or consolidating your current debt to a more manageable level.
Reviews & 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 two levels of assurance:
- Review - some analytical procedures conducted with limited assurance
- Compilation - based upon client information provided and used primarily for internal use.
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
- Business tax return preparation and planning
- Personal financial statements
- Litigation support
Tax Planning & Preparation
Tax planning and preparation form a winning combination for our successful individual and business clients. Whether you are an individual or a multi-tiered partnership, our experienced staff can develop tax strategies that take advantage of new tax laws and legislation. We have capabilities that extend beyond basic planning and preparation services. We guide closely-held businesses and owners to minimize its tax burden in order to free up cash flow for use in financial planning and growth strategies.
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.
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.