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David A Backus, CPA, PA provides a wide range of services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. At David A Backus, CPA, PA, 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. Our professional services include:


Income Tax Preparation Services

At David A Backus, CPA, PA we prepare individual, corporate, partnership and trust returns including all states and most local municipalties. We use up to date software which allows electronic filing for most of these returns. We do not offer gimmicks such as rapid refund loans, or audit protection plans. You only pay for Professional Services rendered in an efficient manner

At David A Backus CPA PA, we also guide our clients through a full range of tax planning and preparation decisions with strategies aimed to 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.

Let David A Backus, CPA, PA assist you with your income tax filing needs.

Accounting Services and Compilation

From start-ups to established enterprises, businesses rely on accurate and insightful financial information in order to maintain profitability and capitalize on new opportunities. David A Backus CPA PA'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, investments, and employee benefit and profit-sharing plans.

These services include but are not limited to:

  • General ledger and financial statement preparation
  • Bookkeeping (Monthly, quarterly, or annual)
  • Accounting system setup and support
  • Payroll processing
  • Cash flow budgeting and forecasting
  • Personal financial statements
  • Employee benefit and profit-sharing plans
  • Corporate tax planning and return preparation
  • Compilation Reporting
  • Let David A Backus, CPA, PA assist you with your accounting and financial statement needs.

Payroll Services

David A Backus CPA PA'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. Our services can be tailored to your needs from doing only after the fact tracking to live payroll including direct deposit of paychecks and electronic filing of payroll tax reports to the various government agencies.

Let David A Backus, CPA, PA assist you with your payroll needs.

Trust Tax Preparation

David A Backus, CPA, PA is experienced in the preparation of trust and estate income tax returns. Effective estate and trust planning can ensure financial security for loved ones. For businesses, it can maintain a smooth succession of ownership. We will coordinate with your attorneys and other estate planners in developing your estate plan, taking into consideration the complex and shifting tax laws, to facilitate the transfer of assets and minimize the tax liability of your beneficiaries. Everyone should have a well thought out plan as to how to disburse one's estate so as to avoid complications and to be sure wishes are followed.

Let David A BAckus, CPA, PA assist you with your trust reporting needs.

Financial and Retirement Planning

David A Backus CPA PA'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, David A Backus CPA PA 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.

IRS Representation

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.

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, David A Backus CPA PA 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.

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. We don't just help you use the software, we help you use it more efficiently and more effectively.

David A Backus CPA PA offers the following solutions to help meet your QuickBooks needs:

Personal Training

We train you personally! Either one-on-one or several individuals within your organization at your company's location.

Setup

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.

Support

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.

Analysis

Our QuickBooks analysis service helps companies that have the human resources to perform daily accounting and payroll tasks, but need an accounting and payroll expert to analyze your transactions, accounts and reports. This analysis ensures that you receive timely, relevant and reliable financial information. We 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. Analysis may be conducted at any time, but we provide you with up-to-date information and feedback about your business.

Cash Flow and Budgeting Analysis

Good cash management can improve a company's liquidity, reduce costs, and increase profitability. David A Backus CPA PA 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.

Financial Projections and Forecasts

No one can predict the future perfectly, but we can all benefit from planning for it. David A Backus CPA PA 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.


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