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Services

South & Thomas, LLC CPA's provides a complete spectrum of Individual and Business Services. Our firm has the resources, experience, and depth of knowledge to offer the following services to both individuals and businesses. We are able to deliver the services you need in a professional, fast, and cost-efficient manner.

Our professional services include:


Income Tax Preparation and Planning

We view our relationships with our clients as ongoing partnerships, and we pledge to provide you with quality, up-to-date tax return preparation and advice, whatever your tax planning and preparation needs—whether you're a sole-proprietor business or operate a multi-tiered corporation or partnership.

But our dedication to you doesn't stop after April 15. All through the year, we keep up to date on current tax laws to minimize your tax liabilities and to maximize your future opportunities.

Accounting Services

From start-ups to established enterprises, businesses rely on accurate and insightful financial information in order to maintain profitability and capitalize on new opportunities. South & Thomas, LLC, CPAs'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
  • Litigation support

Reviews and Compilations

South & Thomas, LLC, CPAs's financial statement services comprise of two levels of assurance depending on your company's needs.

Reviews

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. We perform reviews to ensure the integrity of your data.

Compilations

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.

Estate and Trust Planning and Tax Preparation

Effective estate and trust planning can ensure financial security for loved ones. For businesses, it can maintain a smooth succession of ownership. South & Thomas, LLC, CPAs'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. 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 complications to deal with during a time of loss.

Financial and Retirement Planning

South & Thomas, LLC, CPAs'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, South & Thomas, LLC, CPAs 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.

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.

Bookkeeping/Write-up

Accurate record-keeping is essential to a successful business yet can also be complicated and time consuming. South & Thomas, LLC, CPAs can help you with the organization and day-to-day tasks of bookkeeping so that you can focus on your core business.

IRS and State/Local Representation

During our years of experience dealing with many taxing authorities, we have achieved a level of competence that can ensure out clients they are being properly represented before the various federal and state taxing agencies.

Computer Consulting

As technologies rapidly advance, companies increasingly need to update their computer systems. South & Thomas, LLC, CPAs 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.

Payroll Services

South & Thomas, LLC, CPAs'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.

Employee Benefits, Pension, and Profit-Sharing Plans

Choosing and administering benefit plans for your employees is often a complex process. South & Thomas, LLC, CPAs 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.

Management Consulting

Even the most qualified managers can benefit from the competent, objective feedback.  We can help your company's management team develop long-term objectives and specific strategies to facilitate your business' future growth and success.

We gage 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
  • Business valuations
  • Buying/selling a business
  • Computer systems
  • Financial & retirement decisions
  • Estate, trust & gift planning

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