Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's provides a wide range of services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. (See our "Industries Served" page to find out what types of businesses put their trust in us.)
At Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's, we 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.
From start-ups to established enterprises, businesses rely on accurate and insightful financial information in order to maintain profitability and capitalize on new opportunities. Our accountants and enrolled agents will 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, investments, and employee benefit and profit-sharing plans.
Our accounting 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
-Employee benefit and profit-sharing plans
-Corporate tax planning and return preparation
See below for a more in-depth explanation of the accounting and bookkeeping services Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's offers.
Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's guide our 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. Our expertise, experience, analysis and thorough research allow us to optimize financial opportunities to be found in existing as well as recently altered tax laws. We are knowledgeable and up to date on the tax laws and can make sense of your receipts, bills and notices.
If you think your business or personal taxes need better management, call us today to schedule a consultation.
At Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's, our accountants and enrolled agents focus on building close client relationships that add long-term value. This includes assuring the solidity of financial records, evaluating financial procedures and working to produce strategies that help our clients face the myriad challenges of business planning and execution.
Our clients benefit from objective analysis to assist in controlling costs, increasing efficiency, and implementing new technologies and procedures that take advantage of changes in the marketplace, accounting standards, and tax law. Our assurance services will improve information quality or its context, meaning more success for your business.
These services include but are not limited to:
If you or your business could benefit from our assurance and advisory services, call us to schedule a consultation today.
Have you planned for your family's future if something were to happen to you? Will your family have to handle your finances in the event you cannot? Are they prepared and capable to handle this task?
Effective estate and trust planning can ensure financial security for loved ones. For businesses, it can maintain a smooth succession of ownership. Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's role is to help you navigate the complex and shifting tax laws to facilitate the transfer of assets and minimize the tax liability of your beneficiaries.
Our accountants want to protect your assets for the loved ones you leave behind. Everyone should have a well-thought-out plan as to how to distribute the assets left in one's estate so as to avoid complications and to be sure that the individual’s wishes are followed. Having your taxes and estate thoroughly and carefully planned will ensure that your loved ones don't have any financial or tax complications to deal with while dealing with a time of loss.
If you want to be sure your estate is prepared, call us to schedule a consultation today.
"The unfortunate state of American's financial preparedness for retirement is well-documented, and may be summed in two words: NOT READY." - National Association of Government Defined Contribution administrators, Inc. Would your financial planer say this about your retirement plan? Do you have a financial planner?
Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's goal is to help you reach your financial goals and maintain financial independence through a comfortable retirement. We can guide you through tough decision-making processes such as asset allocation, investment performance monitoring, college education funding, retirement plans, insurance, and tax, estate, and business succession planning. Whether you are developing an investment strategy or evaluating current investments, Howard F. Freedman & Company accountants can ensure that your portfolio will take into account tax implications for an advantageous after-tax return. The road to retirement is a long one and we can help you to take the proper steps to reach your goals.
If you're ready to plan for your retirement future, call us to schedule a consultation today.
Are you or your company involved in an ongoing investigation? Do you think an employee or partner is acting unethically with business funds?
Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's 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 dissolution's, 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 our professional training in this matter, we can make sense of these records and transactions and get to your bottom line.
If you aren't prepared to handle litigation or believe you need a forensic accountant, give us a call to schedule a consultation today.
Are you having trouble understanding bookkeeping methods and rules? Do you have the time and resources required to properly account for your businesses finances? Accurate record-keeping is essential to a successful business yet can also be complicated and time consuming. Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's can help you with the organization and day-to-day tasks of bookkeeping so that you can focus on your core business.
Is your business Incorporated? Are you a Limited Liability Company? Maybe you're a sole proprietor? Do you know the difference that each of these organization types has on company taxes? What about how they affect your personal liability as the owner?
Your business entity has a large impact on your taxes and other liabilities. From your company's inception through its growth and development, Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's can advise you on choosing an entity type and later restructuring if advantageous. With our knowledge and expertise, you will always be receiving the most advantageous entity type for the functions your business performs. Give us a call and set up a consultation to find out if your company is properly classified.
Since it's launch in 1983, Quickbooks is one of the most popular accounting software programs for small and medium businesses. 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. We don't just help you use the software, we help you use it more efficiently and more effectively.
Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's offers the following solutions to help meet your QuickBooks needs:
We train you personally! Either one-on-one or several individuals within your organization at your company's location.
We install QuickBooks on your stand alone computer or in a network environment, in either single- or multi-user mode.
We 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.
Our QuickBooks support service can assist you with any installation, setup or operation assistance you might need. In addition, our support is not limited just to the software part of it, but we can also provide accounting and payroll assistance.
Our 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. We also inform you of any corrections, adjustments or re-classifications 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.
If you would like to see how Quickbooks could work for your business or if you think you're not taking full advantage of the program, call us to schedule a consultation today.
Professional representation can be vital during an audit, and our experience with tax authorities enables us to guide clients in their dealings with federal and state agencies. If you have been chosen for an audit, the professional representation you can find with our firm can put many of your worries at bay. We are ready and willing to answer any and all questions the IRS may be asking of you.
If you need representation during an audit or review from the IRS, call us to schedule a consultation today.
As technologies rapidly advance, companies increasingly need to update their computer systems. Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's can audit your system competencies and gauge upgrade needs as well as provide support in choosing and implementing new hardware or network systems. As experts in this field, we can put your computer problems at bay as well as improve your computer system's performance taking into consideration any budget you may have.
If you believe your system is out of date or under performing, call us to schedule a consultation today.
Are you struggling to pay employees on time and with proper taxes withheld? Is payroll calculation confusing and complicated for you? We can help!
Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's payroll services can help you reduce the time spent on administration through developing and implementing a computerized payroll system that will facilitate processing, timely payment and preparation of tax returns.
If you need help completing payroll services for your business, call us to schedule a consultation today.
Choosing and administering benefit plans for your employees is often a complex process. Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's can help you develop, implement, and administer your benefit, retirement, and profit-sharing plans with an eye toward rewarding your employees and reaching your company's financial and business goals. We can also help maximize tax advantages in implementing these plans. As your business grows, your business and your employees will be rewarded for the hard work that contributed to the success of your business.
If you are unsure how to select and administer Employee benefit plans, call us to schedule a consultation today.
How is your businesses cash flow? Do you know the difference between a businesses profit and cash flow? What proportion of your businesses earnings are liquid? If you don't know how to answer these questions, we can help you!
Good cash management can improve a company's liquidity, reduce costs, and increase profitability. Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's 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. We 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 our help and guidance, you will always be on top of your finances and ready for the future.
If you need help managing your organization's cash flow and budgeting, call us to schedule a consultation today.
If your business continues progressively, what will your earnings be for next year? What about 5 years from now? What should you do to ensure your profits continue as projected? If you cannot answer these questions, Howard F. Freedman & Company can!
No one can predict the future perfectly, but we can all benefit from planning for it. Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's 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. We 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, our work can range from top-level reports to detailed financial models.
If you want help preparing and planning for your businesses financial future, call us today to schedule a consultation.
Do you plan to sell your business in the future? Do you already have a buyer or buyers lined up? How do you know what your business is worth, or what it could be worth in the future? If you cannot answer these questions, we can help!
The range of needs for valuing businesses continues to widen, and Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's 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. Our 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.
If you want to know what a reasonable selling price for your company is, call us today to schedule a consultation.
Are you attempting to purchase a company or merge your company with a former competitor?
Business transactions and transitions are complicated affairs, and whether you're buying, selling, or considering a potential merger, Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA's can provide professional know-how to help you successfully structure and negotiate the deal.
We employ 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 our expert advice, you can make the right business decisions for your business for optimum success.
If you're considering a merger, acquisition or sale of your business, call us to schedule a consultation today.
Do you have a significant amount of debt and are unsure where to go? What are your current plans of action to manage debt? If you cannot answer these questions or are unsure where to go for help, we want to meet you!
Whether your needs are corporate or personal, Howard F. Freedman & Company CPA'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, our expertise may be able to save you money and/or lower your payments.
Call us to schedule a consultation today.
Are you currently doing business internationally? If not, are you anticipating expansion into foreign markets? How will you be sure you're paying the right taxes and avoiding fines or penalties?
Our experience with the taxation of United States companies doing business abroad and residents working abroad as well as foreign corporations doing business in the United States or foreign citizens working in the United States has provided us with an extensive base of knowledge in the area of international taxation.
If you or your business need help planning for foreign market taxation and/or expansion, call us to schedule a consultation today.
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