Client Services

Serving Niagara since 1965

Our firm offers a wide range of services to our individual and business clients. Our clients benefit from personalized, quality service that is beyond comparison. We have listed the services that we offer to our clients, together with a brief description.


Please feel free to inquire about a service if you do not see it listed.

 


Accounting Services

Audit Services

We view our role in the financial reporting process as an opportunity to provide constructive solutions for maximizing your company's profitability and efficiency. Audits differ from reviews and compilations, as they are an intensive examination of your company's systems and records providing the highest level of assurance.

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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.

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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.

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Bookkeeping/Write-Up

Meaningful, well-organized financial records ensure that your business operations will run more efficiently on a daily basis and are the foundation of a successful business. Our qualified staff can assist you with the day-to-day tasks associated with bookkeeping. We have a Certified Bookkeeper as well as a Certified ProAdvisor on Intuit Quickbooks on staff.

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Cash Flow & Budgeting Analysis

A business can be profitable and still run into trouble due to cash flow issues. We can forecast and evaluate your company's financial condition, estimate financing requirements, and track cash-flow sources and uses.

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Consulting Services

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 have knowledge of most programs, either through personal experience, or industry literature. Our experienced staff can help you choose and implement the system that best fits your needs. We also have a Certified ProAdvisor on Intuit Quickbooks on staff.

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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.

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Business Succession Planning

Effective transition of your business to your successors is critical to its continued prosperity. With a solid background in tax, succession and estate planning, and other financial matters, we are fully qualified to address the complex issues of business continuation.

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Purchase and Sale of a Business

Preparation and planning are key to the successful purchase or sale of a business. Our team can assist you with all aspects your transaction, including valuation, cash flow analysis, tax minimization and transition planning.

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Business Valuations

A professional and objective business valuation is a necessary component of many transactions, such as purchase, sale or reorganization of a business, shareholder and partnership agreements, matrimonial settlements, or estate proceedings. Our experienced team will provide you with an objective and accurate valuation of your business assets and goodwill.

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Financial Planning

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 have a Certified Financial Planner on staff who would be pleased to assist you with your financial planning needs.

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Investment Review

As you develop your investment strategy, we will act as your sounding board. We can help you and your investment advisor structure an investment portfolio that takes into consideration the impact of taxes and produces a favorable after-tax return. We have a Certified Financial Planner on staff who would be pleased to assist you with a review of your investments.

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Retirement Planning

Successful implementation and periodic review of your financial plan will ensure financial independence during your working years and through your retirement years. We have a Certified Financial Planner on staff who would be pleased to assist you with your retirement planning.

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Consulting Services

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 are just a few of the areas in which we provide consulting services:

*Accounting software selection and implementation

*Business valuations

*Buying/selling a business

*Business process improvement

*Computer systems

*Financial & retirement planning

*Estate planning

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Management Advisory Services

Even the most qualified managers can benefit from competent, objective feedback. We can help your company's management team develop long-term objectives and specific strategies to facilitate your business' future growth and success.

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Tax Services

Tax Planning & Preparation

Tax planning and preparation form a winning combination for our successful individual, corporate and trust clients. Our experienced staff can develop tax-minimization strategies to optimize your after-tax position.

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Federal and Provincial Sales Tax (GST, HST, and PST)

Many of our clients are responsible for collecting and submitting sales taxes in many different jurisdictions. We can assist your company in the compilation of information and preparation of sales tax returns, and in controlling your sales-tax-related costs.

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Payroll Services

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.

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