Orderly and accurate financial records are the foundation of an efficiently and profitably run business. SKSM's qualified staff can readily assist you in the day-to-day tasks associated with maintaining your books and records and filing requirements. Our versatility and proficiency provide you with informed solutions to all of your accounting issues. SKSM interfaces with bankers, attorneys, government agencies and other professionals on your behalf. We provide management with useful tools for making financial decisions, including financial statements, projections and budgets. Quickbooks Certified ProAdvisors is one of our certifications, which we maintain through annual testing by Intuit.
Business Startup Starting a new business requires careful planning. SKSM helps you ensure that your organization is properly structured for success. We prepare financial statement projections, including cash flow analysis, to determine the viability of your endeavor. We advise you on the selection of the organization form, such as sole proprietorship, partnership, limited partnership, limited liability partnership, C-corporation, S-corporation, or not for profit organization, which is critical to the long-term financial positioning of your company. In devising business plans, developing financial strategies, preparing forecasts and conducting market analysis, SKSM functions as your professional sounding board.
Undervaluing or overvaluing your business can each result in costly effects that can be avoided with accurate valuation. We are one of the few accountancy corporations that has a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) in staff who has undergone specialized training to become a competent appraiser. You can rely on our CVA to select the valuation approach that is most appropriate to your situation and arrive at an accurate and objective analysis of the value of your business.
Certified Audits SKSM performs certified audits of for-profit and non-profit entities as well as reviews and compilations. We also have staff who are experienced in preparing the more specialized pension and yellow book audits (A-133, HUD, etc.).
Tax Preparation and Planning Tax planning strategy is an ongoing event. By minimizing your tax burden, you can do a great deal towards maximizing wealth. Our tax specialists maintain an in-depth knowledge of new tax developments to keep you and your business at the forefront of tax benefits. SKSM does tax preparation and planning for taxes related to operating your business - individual income taxes, partnership tax returns, corporate tax returns, not for profit information returns and pension plan returns. We can also advise on the applicability of various tax credits including Research & Development credits, Enterprize Zone credits, Work Opportunity tax credits and Health Care credits.
Estate and Trust Planning Adequate and appropriate estate planning ensures an orderly distribution of your assets and protects your heirs from unexpected tax exposure. Estate Planning Specialist is another one of our certifications. It is our goal to understand and implement your objectives, ensuring that you avoid estate planning pitfalls and maximize the benefits to your heirs. SKSM prepares estate tax returns and trust information (fiduciary) returns on your behalf.