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Rowan & Associates, CPA PLLC provides a wide range of services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. At Rowan & Associates, CPA PLLC, 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:


Tax Management Services

At Rowan & Associates, CPA PLLC, we guide our 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. 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.

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. Rowan & Associates, CPA PLLC'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

Assurance and Advisory Services

At Rowan & Associates, CPA PLLC, we focus on building close client relationships that add long-term value. This includes assuring the solidity of financial records, evaluating financial procedures and working to produce strategies that help our clients face the myriad challenges of business planning and execution. Our clients benefit from objective analysis to assist in controlling costs, increasing efficiency, and implementing new technologies and procedures that take advantage of changes in the marketplace, accounting standards, and tax law. Our assurance services will improve information quality or its context, meaning more success for your business.

These services include but are not limited to:

  • Audits, reviews, and compilations
  • Entity selection and restructuring
  • Accounting software selection, implementation, and support
  • Business valuations
  • Financial projections and forecasts
  • Debt and finances advising
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Transaction structuring and negotiations
  • Business succession

Audits, Reviews, and Compilation

Rowan & Associates, CPA PLLC's financial statement services comprise all three levels of assurance depending on your company's needs.

Audits

Audits offer the highest level of assurance to third parties, and include in-depth examination and confirmation of account balances, inventories, and selected transactions. We perform audits for you to remove errors, ascertaining the validity and reliability of your information.

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. Rowan & Associates, CPA PLLC'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.

Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting

Rowan & Associates, CPA PLLC litigation support and forensic accounting services can be employed in a wide range of situations, including commercial litigation, financial investigations, business valuations, business and marital dissolutions, and bankruptcies. These services can involve quantification of economic loss or damages, analysis of financial records, and fraud and theft investigation. Financial and personal records are often vast and confusing to sort through. With our professional training in this matter, we can make sense of these records and transactions and get to your bottom line.

QuickBooks and Peachtree Accounting Help and Assistance

QuickBooks or Peachtree can provide useful and timely information in the form of financial statements, reports and graphs. However, both 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.

Rowan & Associates, offers the following solutions to help meet your QuickBooks and Peachtree needs:

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

Installation- We install QuickBooks on your stand alone computer or in a network environment, in either single- or multi-user mode.

SetupWe assist new users with initial setup including: Interview, Preferences, Lists, Cus-tomers, 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 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.

Review- Our QuickBooks review service helps companies that have the human resources to perform daily accounting and payroll tasks, but need an accounting and payroll expert to review your transactions, accounts and reports. This review 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. Reviews may be conducted at any time, but monthly reviews provide you with up-to-date information and feedback about your business.

Bookkeeping/Write-up

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

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, Rowan & Associates, CPA PLLC 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.

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.

Payroll Services

Rowan & Associates, CPA PLLC'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.

Financial Projections and Forecasts

No one can predict the future perfectly, but we can all benefit from planning for it. Rowan & Associates, CPA PLLC 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.

Debt and Finance Advising

Whether your needs are corporate or personal, Rowan & Associates, CPA PLLC's professionals 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, our expertise may be able to save you money and/or lower your payments.

West Virginia Film Tax Credits

A requirement of receiving any of the tax credits authorized by the West Virginia Legislature is an audit of certain production transaction characteristics specified by the WV Tax Department. We have the expertise needed to most efficiently gather and audit the required data, and prepare the required report to the WV Film Commission which approves issuance of the credits.

White Collar Crime Discovery and Defense

White collar crime goes by may names from embezzlement, theft, fraud, misappropriation of assets and so on, to tricks and crimes of the computer age that haven’t yet been named. Rowan and Associates is one of very few firms in the state that has a full time, experienced Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Our CFE has had extensive specialized training in helping detect, value, and recover losses. A CFE can also help prove the innocence of a wrongfully accused employee.


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