The Bottom Line Benefits of Tax Advisory Services

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Posted by Randy Eickhoff on Aug 12, 2015 8:08:40 AM



Today’s businesses are often running a balancing act trying to navigate shifting industry trends, increased competition and social marketing demands. They are managing all of this while finding ways to remain consistent with customer service and relevant based on the needs of their customers. But with all that happening in the world of business, the end result remains the same: the bottom line of the business must balance out and hopefully it also shows some profitability.

But how are profitable companies ensuring success? They are enlisting the help and support of a trusted and reputable consultant for their tax advisory services. Here are just a few of the benefits of this decision:

Bottom Line Benefit #1 Strategic Planning Services

Successful business owners know that strategic planning is key in growing a business. Enlisting the help of a tax advisor can assist with many elements of the planning process of a business. From advising in purchasing decisions or investments to establishing how you can reach maximum cost-efficiency in business procedures, the insight provided can be a tremendous asset. An advisor can also provide insight into loans available that may be a viable option based on your business goals.

Bottom Line Benefit #2 Operational Efficiency Improvements

A tax advisor will help you to understand how to maximize the cash flow coming from operational activities. They review each asset and liability to determine if processes, inventory and supply levels in case they should be adjusted to best fit the current needs of the business. The removal of some of these items may require a reported loss and the cash will not flow on the company’s income taxes. That can result in less cash going out to purchase new supplies or materials.

Also, for a business managing things like numerous employees, rent costs, and utility bills, a tax advisor can help you to implement tools to manage these various areas of the business. Payroll systems, budget restructuring, and purchase advice are just some of the operational items a tax advisor can use to maximize cash flow for a business.

Bottom Line Benefit #3 Bookkeeping Benefits

Small businesses must have a streamlined bookkeeping process in order to maintain sales and purchasing information effectively. Maintaining accurate and organized records of purchases, sales, expenses, balances and other important financial documentation is increasingly important to understanding the bottom line of a business. A tax consultant can provide insight into how to keep your records as organized as possible, as well as help you to forecast future gains and losses. Enlisting the advice of a tax advisor can prevent a business financial crisis which can drastically (and rapidly) impact the bottom line and stability of a business.

Bottom Line Benefit #4 Tax Filing Optimization

Probably the most well-known service a tax advisor can offer is tax consultation services. An IRS letter in the mail because of a tax-related issue is both costly and annoying for a business. A trusted advisor will provide valuable insight and information regarding the tax matters that are most relevant to that particular business. From tax decisions to available incentives like R&D tax credits, an experienced tax consultant will find ways to eliminate the hassle taxes can provide as well as find ways you can experience financial benefit from your filing. They also provide the reassurance that you are filing the correct forms, providing the right documentation and that you are not making costly math mistakes.

At Acena Consulting, we truly love providing the highest level of tax advisory services to our clients. We go beyond tax season to ensure our clients are experiencing financial benefit from our services all year long.  If you are interested in seeing how we can help you maximize your bottom line, contact us today.

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Randy Eickhoff

Randy Eickhoff

Acena Consulting President Randy Eickhoff, licensed CPA, has partnered with more than 200 companies during more than 20 years of experience securing tax credits and other government incentives. His corporate partners range from multinational technology firms to smaller, privately held manufacturing, sports, and technology enterprises.