Richard Commins CPA, LLC provides a wide range of services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. At Richard Commins CPA, LLC, I strive to meet each client's specific needs in planning for the future and achieving their goals in an ever-changing financial and regulatory environment.
My professional services include:
- Tax Management Services
- Reviews and Compilations
- QuickBooks Accounting Help and Assistance
- Entity Selection and Restructuring
- Cash Flow and Budgeting Analysis
- Business Valuation
- Debt and Finance Advising
Tax Management Services
At Richard Commins CPA, LLC, I guide my clients through a full range of tax planning and preparation decisions with strategies that minimize your tax liabilities, maximize your cash flow and keep you on track to your financial goals. My expertise, experience, analysis and thorough research allow me to optimize financial opportunities to be found in existing as well as recently altered tax laws. I am knowledgeable and up to date on the tax laws and can make sense of your receipts, bills and notices.
From start-ups to established enterprises, businesses rely on accurate and insightful financial information in order to maintain profitability and capitalize on new opportunities. Richard Commins CPA, LLC's accounting services steer you closer to these goals with accurate record-keeping and reporting as well as support on financial issues such as initial accounting system setup, cost-containment, tax planning, and investments.
These services include but are not limited to:
- General ledger and financial statement preparation
- Bookkeeping (Monthly, quarterly, or annual)
- Accounting system setup and support
- Cash flow budgeting and forecasting
- Personal financial statements
- Corporate tax planning and return preparation
- Litigation support
Reviews and Compilations
Richard Commins CPA, LLC's financial statement services comprise two levels of assurance depending on your company's needs.
Reviews provide limited assurance to outside interests and involve inquiries and analytical procedures that confirm financial statement matters and identify any items requiring further analysis. I perform reviews to ensure the integrity of your data.
Compilations are usually requested for internal purposes and are based upon information provided by a company's management. They do not offer assurance but may involve some adjustment to accounting records.
Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting
Richard Commins CPA, LLC litigation support and forensic accounting services can be employed in a wide range of situations, including commercial litigation, financial investigations, business valuations, business and marital dissolutions, and bankruptcies. These services can involve quantification of economic loss or damages, analysis of financial records, and fraud and theft investigation. Financial and personal records are often vast and confusing to sort through. With my professional training in this matter, I can make sense of these records and transactions and get to your bottom line.
QuickBooks Accounting Help and Assistance
QuickBooks can provide useful and timely information in the form of financial statements, reports and graphs. However, it can only provide this information if you purchase the right product and then install, setup and use it properly. I don't just help you use the software, I help you use it more efficiently and more effectively.
Richard Commins CPA, LLC offers the following solutions to help meet your QuickBooks needs:
I train you personally! Either one-on-one or several individuals within your organization at your company's location.
I install QuickBooks on your stand alone computer or in a network environment, in either single- or multi-user mode.
I assist new QuickBooks users with initial setup including: EasyStep Interview, Preferences, Lists, Customers, Vendors, Employees, Banking and Reports. We also help experienced users manage their businesses more effectively by improving their current setup. Many users experience problems and lack the ability to generate and track important information as a result of inadequate setup.
My QuickBooks support service can assist you with any installation, setup or operation assistance you might need. In addition, my support is not limited just to the software part of it, but I can also provide accounting and payroll assistance.
My QuickBooks review service helps companies that have the human resources to perform daily accounting and payroll tasks, but need an accounting and payroll expert to review your transactions, accounts and reports. This review ensures that you receive timely, relevant and reliable financial information. I also inform you of any corrections, adjustments or reclassifications necessary to ensure that the financial information you receive reflects the correct financial condition of your business. Reviews may be conducted at any time, but monthly reviews provide you with up-to-date information and feedback about your business.
Accurate record-keeping is essential to a successful business yet can also be complicated and time consuming. Richard Commins CPA, LLC can help you with the organization and day-to-day tasks of bookkeeping so that you can focus on your core business.
Entity Selection and Restructuring
Your business entity has a large impact on your taxes and other liabilities. From your company's inception through its growth and development, Richard Commins CPA, LLC can advise you on choosing an entity type and later restructuring if advantageous. With my knowledge and expertise, you will always be receiving the most advantageous entity type for the functions your business performs.
As technologies rapidly advance, companies increasingly need to update their computer systems. Richard Commins CPA, LLC can audit your system competencies and gauge upgrade needs as well as provide support in choosing and implementing new hardware or network systems. As an expert in this field, I can put your computer problems at bay as well as improve your computer system's performance taking into consideration any budget you may have.
Cash Flow and Budgeting Analysis
Good cash management can improve a company's liquidity, reduce costs, and increase profitability. Richard Commins CPA, LLC can help you maintain optimal cash flow levels by tracking sources and uses, forecasting, and budgeting accordingly. To a business entity, cash flow is something that can make or break the business' ability to survive. I can help you analyze your spending, re-balance your budget and/or debts for an optimal cash flow to support your business' success. This balance plan would be revisited if and when there were any major changes in your business structure to ensure that you are operating at an optimal level. With my help and guidance, you will always be on top of your finances and ready for the future.
Financial Projections and Forecasts
No one can predict the future perfectly, but we can all benefit from planning for it. Richard Commins CPA, LLC combines expertise and experience with a gained understanding of your business to produce financial projections that can help you manage your business plan and spending. Forecasting for the future is imperative to your company's success. I make it a point to keep current with market trends and updates so that your business can be prepared for what is to come. Depending on your needs, my work can range from top-level reports to detailed financial models.
The range of needs for valuing businesses continues to widen, and Richard Commins CPA, LLC can provide in-depth analysis to help you identify and analyze the factors that drive the value of your company or one in which you have an interest. Uses for this service include estate planning and compliance, buying and selling businesses, divorce matters, family limited partnerships and ESOPs. There are so many factors that contribute to the perceived value of a business. My expert help can help you evaluate entities that you have an interest in and guide you towards making business decisions that you feel confident with.
Buying and Selling A Business
Business transactions and transitions are complicated affairs, and whether you're buying, selling, or considering a potential merger, Richard Commins CPA, LLC can provide professional know-how to help you successfully structure and negotiate the deal. Richard Commins CPA, LLC employs careful analysis and due diligence to determine a fair asking price, pinpoint the most favorable tax structures, evaluate financial and cash flow impact, and assess compatible business functions and tactics. Expanding or contracting your business is a huge undertaking. With my expert advice, you can make the right business decisions for your business for optimum success.
Debt and Finance Advising
Whether your needs are corporate or personal, Richard Commins CPA, LLC's professionals can assist you in sorting out the different options available for debt management and financing that will lower your payments and/or reduce the total amount of interest paid. Re-balancing your debts can also result in tax deduction savings. Even if you are able to handle the payments and the amounts of your current debts, my expertise may be able to save you money and/or lower your payments.
Bankruptcy Monthly Accounting to The Bankruptcy Court
I prepare the monthly reports required by The Bankruptcy Court for debtors