My goal is to assist local businesses and residents in minimizing tax liability and maximizing wealth through proper financial planning.
I 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.
My professional services include:
At Deborah A. Riley, CPA, I guide my 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. My expertise, experience, analysis and thorough research allows me to optimize financial opportunities to be found in existing as well as recently altered tax laws. I am knowledgeable and up to date on the tax laws and can make sense of your receipts, bills and notices.
From start-ups to established enterprises, businesses rely on accurate and insightful financial information in order to maintain profitability and capitalize on new opportunities. My 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, add tax planning, and investments.
These services include but are not limited to:
My financial statement services comprise of two levels of assurance depending on your company's needs.
Reviews provide limited assurance to outside interests and involve inquiries and analytical procedures that confirm financial statement matters and identify any items requiring further analysis. I perform reviews to ensure the integrity of your data.
Compilations are usually requested for internal purposes and are based upon information provided by a company's management. They do not offer assurance but may involve some adjustment to accounting records.
My goal is to help you reach your financial goals and maintain financial independence through a comfortable retirement. I 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, I can inform of you of the tax implications for your portfolio decisions. The road to retirement is a long one and I can help you to take the proper steps to reach your goals.
Accurate record-keeping is essential to a successful business yet can also be complicated and time consuming. I can help you with the organization and day-to-day tasks of bookkeeping so that you can focus on your core business.
Your business entity has a large impact on your taxes and other liabilities. From your company's inception through its growth and development, I can advise you on choosing an entity type and later restructuring if advantageous. With my knowledge and expertise, you will always be receiving the most advantageous entity type for the functions your business performs.
Professional representation can be vital during an audit, and my experience with tax authorities enables me 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 my firm can put many of your worries at bay. I am ready and willing to answer any and all questions the IRS may be asking of you.
Good cash management can improve a company's liquidity, reduce costs, and increase profitability. I 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. I 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 my help and guidance, you will always be on top of your finances and ready for the future.
No one can predict the future perfectly, but we can all benefit from planning for it. I combine 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. I 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, my work can range from top-level reports to detailed financial models.
Whether your needs are corporate or personal, I 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, my guidance may be able to save you money and/or lower your payments.