Business Consulting & Corporate Compliance

Internal Audit Solutions

Increased regulation, public scrutiny, and just good practice underscore the need for all organizations to enhance their corporate governance and internal audit function and fulfill their obligations to stakeholders. Public, privately-owned, not-for-profit, and governmental organizations alike must address their resource issues and effectively monitor their operations, evaluate their system of internal controls, and assess technology and enterprise risk. Our internal audit solutions are tailored to your needs and are delivered along with good sense and practical advice.

Merger & Acquisition Services

Buyers and sellers of businesses must surface and address a myriad of business and tax issues in very short time frames. Responsive and seasoned professional services are critical to mitigating risk and creating long-term success and profitability. Our services help you evaluate and complete mergers or acquisitions by analyzing targets, assisting with deal structure, assessing tax risks and opportunities, effectively integrating operations, ensuring open lines of communication, and producing timely and accurate financial reports throughout the transaction life cycle.

We can also help you identify potential targets on the buy or sell side and assist in company positioning and deal negotiations.

Technology Security Services

Technology is an everyday part of our lives and has improved much of the way we live today. Unfortunately, it can also be a significant source of risk and enterprise vulnerability. Even the best organization can experience a deterioration of controls over mission-critical data and technology processes for any number of reasons. Our security services are designed to prevent technology risks and vulnerabilities from becoming business problems that impact your entire organization.

Forensic Accounting Investigation Services

Forensic Accounting involves examination and investigation of business transactions, financial documents, tax records and correspondence to provide answers to allegations and questions arising in areas such as fraud and criminal investigations, business disputes, negligence claims, employee theft and other economic losses. Whether it is a complete extensive evaluation of internal controls, to detect fraud, embezzlement or misappropriation of funds, or a civil case consultation and court testimony, you want experience on your side. We have it.

Fraud Assessment Services

Don’t be caught off guard. Organizations today can no longer afford to ignore the risk of corporate fraud. Both corporations and law firms can benefit from our years of investigative and forensic auditing experience. We measure the financial implications of disputes, find ways to manage risk. Unusual financial activity will be detected, followed by evidence discovery and a thorough review of financial reports is followed with a witness testimony with the sensitivity and urgency required of such projects.

Sarbanes Oxley Consulting and Compliance

Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act requires public companies to file an internal control report with its annual report asserting whether its internal control over financial reporting, in both design and operation, is effective in providing reasonable assurance of the reliability of its financial reporting process. Our top-down and risk-based approach helps you cost-effectively fulfill your reporting obligation and address your immediate priorities. Our seasoned professionals also add significant value by helping you create a roadmap for your planned improvements and longer-term strategic improvements.

BUSINESS CONSULTING & CORPORATE COMPLIANCE BLOG

Employers Can Now Claim a Retroactive Work Opportunity Tax Credit

IRS has provided employers with additional time to obtain the certification necessary to claim the work opportunity tax credit (WOTC), which was retroactively extended by the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 to cover eligible employees who begin work before January 1, 2015. An employer that hired a member of a targeted group or a […]

Do you want $1 to go to charity?

Understanding Payments to Agents of Charitable Organizations By Rebekuh Eley, CPA, MST Many times local retail chains or restaurants ask customers to donate to a local charity with the payment of their restaurant bill or store purchase. Are these donations considered tax deductible contributions? The donation is not going directly to a charity. The donation […]

Tax Development Highlights

The following is a summary of the most important tax developments that have occurred in the past three months that may affect you, your family, your investments, and your livelihood. Please call us for more information about any of these developments and what steps you should implement to take advantage of favorable developments and to […]