We Make Your Business Our Business
We have an outstanding track record in dealing with a wide variety of tax and accounting demands. Gilford Sato & Associates, CPAs, Inc. has worked with individuals and business - from the smallest of startups to the largest of corporations - and is equipped for any challenge that may come our way. Whatever financial management advice you may need or accounting services you desire, please contact us to see how we can help you.
Our clients benefit by getting personalized, quality service that is beyond comparison. We have listed the services that we offer to our clients along with a brief description.
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Audits, Reviews and 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 all three levels of assurance:
* Audit- an intensive examination with the highest level of assurance
* Review - some analytical procedures conducted with limited assurance
* Compilation - based upon client information provided and used primarily for internal use.
Preparation Financial Statements
We can assist you in the preparation of your financial statements in accordance with professional standards, but express no opinion or any other form of assurance on the underlying information included in them. The financial statements produced can be a useful tool for management for making financial decisions.
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
* Bookkeeping (Monthly/Quarterly/Annual)
* Accounting system setup for new businesses
* Computerized payroll services
* Personal financial statements
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.
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.
We prefer to take a proactive vs. reactive approach to tax services. We provide our individual and business clients with the taxation expertise and knowledge that they deserve throughout the year. Tax services offered include but are not limited to:
* Tax planning & return preparation
- Estates, trusts & gift
- Not-for-profit organizations
- Employee benefit plan
* Taxing authority representation
* Divorce and support issues
* Tax effects of buying/selling a business
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.
Our experience with the taxation of U.S residents working abroad and foreign citizens working in the U.S. has provided us with an extensive base of knowledge in the area of international taxation.
Estate & Trust Tax Preparation
Effective estate and gift planning facilitates the orderly transfer of assets to your beneficiaries and provides security for your surviving spouse. 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.
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.
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 is just a few of the areas in which we provide consulting services:
* Accounting software selection and implementation
* Type of entity selection
* Buying/selling a business
* Computer systems
* Financial & retirement decisions
* Estate, trust & gift planning
* Cash flow forecasting
* Mergers & acquisitions
Whether you are contemplating the addition of new computer hardware or overhauling your network, our experienced staff can assist you with many of the difficult decisions that must be made when designing your business' computer systems.
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 are exposed to most programs through trade journals and actual use. Our experienced staff can help you choose and implement the system that best fits your needs.